Dr. Philip Merritt, MD

Dr. Philip Merritt, MD

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Age 70
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Dr. Philip Merritt, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Glendale, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and more.

1560 E Chevy Chase Dr Ste 245

Glendale, CA 91206

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Merritt's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merritt treats Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Merritt treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Knee Sprain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merritt treats Knee Sprain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Merritt treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merritt treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Merritt treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain

Dr. Merritt's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arm Surgery
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bursitis
Calcaneus Fracture
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Cryoglobulinemia
Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Femur Fracture
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fractured Lower Leg
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Herniated Disc
Hip Arthritis
Hip Dislocation
Hip Flexor Strain
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Injury
Hip Labral Tear
Hip Muscle Strain
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
Hip Resurfacing
Hip Socket Injuries
Hip Sprain
Idiopathic Osteoporosis
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intra-Articular Fracture
Joint Drainage
Joint Fracture
Joint Pain
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Juvenile Osteoporosis
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthritis
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Ligament Injuries
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Knee Tendinitis
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Male Pelvic Pain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Muscle Weakness
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteosarcoma
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Pelvic Pain
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Primary Osteoporosis
Pseudoarthrosis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Raynaud's Disease
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Sarcoidosis
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Osteoporosis
Senile Osteoporosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sports Injuries of the Knee
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Stress Fracture
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia Fracture
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
Total Knee Replacement
Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wear and Tear Arthritis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Philip Merritt, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Glendale, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and more.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics

Board Certifications

Education

  • L a Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1980
    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School
    1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Merritt's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Merritt

4.1

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
75.67567567567568%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
21.62162162162162%
(8)

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Excellent excellent surgeon puts together legs that no one else can do specializes in knees and hips unbelievably thorough and thoughtful and caring only the highest of stars for him
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Dr. Merritt is an excellent physician; However, it it is not his unparallel skills that impressed me but his humility and genuine care for his patients. His presence and approach brings comfort to his patients. His ability to connect with his patients is uncanny. When he enters the exam room you...Read More
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I have been a patient of Dr. Merritt for over 30 years. He has performed surgery on both of my hips and both knees. I live more than 60 miles from his office and wouldn't go to anyone else for my orthopedic surgeries. He takes the time to explain procedures and what is the best thing approach to...Read More
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I have been seeing Dr. Merritt for over 25 years. I had 2 hip replacements and 2 knee replacements performed by Dr. Merritt. Dr. is caring and patient. He is extremely knowledgeable and utilizes the latest techniques for his all of his surgeries. Dr. Merritt has taught other doctors and many...Read More
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Dr. Merritt has been my Othopedic surgeon for nearly 25 years and has done 8 surgeries in that time. Dr. Merritt is an extremely skilled surgeon who thinks outside the box and eagerly accepts a challenge. I have had a total of 48 surgeries (mostly ortho) over the past 60 years and I can say with...Read More
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Medicaid
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Prudent Buyer
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Worker's Compensation WC
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Medicaid
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PHCS Network PPO
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Medicaid
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Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
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Medicaid
United Healthcare
United Healthcare PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
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