Dr. Patricia Merwick, MD

Dr. Patricia Merwick, MD

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Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
73 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Patricia Merwick, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Elmhurst, IL and has been practicing for 43 years. She specializes in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.

Patricia A Merwick MD and Assocs

533 W North Ave Ste 101

Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Merwick performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Liver Function Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Malaise and Fatigue
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Merwick's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

237  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Loyola University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • alpha omega alpha medical honor society, 1971
  • medical staff distinguished service award Elmhurst Hospital, 2002
Media & Publications

Dr. Merwick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merwick's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merwick to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Merwick's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My husband and I have trusted Dr. Merwick with our health for 15 years. She has always thoroughly explained our test results as well as given us the risk/benefits of any treatment we may require. I highly recommend her.
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If you're seeking good care, find someone else. I requested a bone density test and Merwick told me I was "too young." When she finally allowed the test, she never called with results, so I got the results myself and took them to another doctor. I had osteopenia in all test areas (forearm, spine,...more
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Dr. Merwick listens carefully and patiently and responds in a way that shows she understands her patients well. She is able to care well for them taking into consideration what their personal needs are and what they can/can't do.
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