Dr. Robert Mericle, MD

Dr. Robert Mericle, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

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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

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Top Care Areas

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Trigeminal Neuralgia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Subdural Hemorrhage
more than 81% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
more than 81% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mericle "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."

4  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Brain Aneurysms
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Visual Field Defects
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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Robert Mericle, MD
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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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Dr. Mericle is the best Neurosurgeon in the Nashville area. He has taken care of my brother concerning a shunt. Wonderful care in my opinion.
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