Dr. Robert Mericle, MD

Dr. Robert Mericle, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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51 y/o
(62)

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Dr. Robert Mericle, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular disorders, and more.

Neurosurgical Associates

330 22nd Ave N

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Mericle's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mericle treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Mericle treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Low Back Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mericle treats Low Back Pain more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Mericle treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mericle treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Mericle treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Mericle's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Aneurysm
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Artery Disease
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Concussion
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy for Aneurysm
Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Dystonia
Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Gait Abnormality
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for AVM
Headache
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Moyamoya Disease
Myelopathy
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thalassemia
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombocytosis
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors
Visual Field Defects

About Me

Care Philosophy

Placing my patients first is the most important aspect of my practice. Each day I ask myself, What would I want if this were me or one of my beloved family members? My purpose is to provide the highest level of neurosurgical care and treatment while doing my best to ensure each patient feels respected, understood and comfortable.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Brain Aneurysms
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2000
    Shands Hospital at the University of Florida
    Residency Hospital
    2000
  • 1998
    State University of New York At Buffalo
    Fellowship Hospital
    1998
  • 1994
    Shands Hospital at the University of Florida
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1989
    University of Oklahoma
    Undergraduate School
    1989

Awards

Dr. Mericle's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mericle

4.6

Based on 62 reviews

5 Stars
87.09677419354838%
(54)
4 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
1.6129032258064515%
(1)
1 Star
8.064516129032258%
(5)

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Dr. Mericle's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
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  • Staff friendliness
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The office workers are just as ineffective to get you answers as the doctors are to give you answers. They don’t make appointments in advance, they tell you to wait til closer to the time, and then it takes three weeks to get through the the office to finally make the appointment. Absolute worst...Read More
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Trigeminal Neuralgia is a devastating, debilitating condition. As a nurse, it was difficult to do my work and take enough medication to keep the pain under control. Eventually, the medication was useless. The horrific pain ruled my life, until I found Dr. Robert Mericle. In 2007, he performed MVD...Read More
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Dr. Mericle performed a Microvascular Decompression (MVD) surgery on my Classic Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN 1) on November 6th, 2017. I have been absolutely electrical shock "drop to the ground" pain free since the surgery. I have been completely free of all pain since the surgery. I am also...Read More
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I have received excellent care from Dr. Miracle and all of his staff. After having a double neck fusion, I am pain free! Professional, with care and concern for your well being.
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Dr. Mericle is a wonderful surgeon with amazing bedside manner. He treated me during a very scary time following an aneurysm rupture and subarachnoid hemorrhage. He took the time to explain everything to my husband and me. The staff at his clinic are professional and made the day fun even though I...Read More
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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
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