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Dr. Merrill Nisam, MD

Critical Care Medicine*
3.0 (8)
Map Pin Small Larkspur, CA
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Merrill Nisam, MD

Dr. Merrill Nisam, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Larkspur, CA. They specialize in Critical Care Medicine, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Medicine. They graduated from University of California, Davis School of Medicine and is affiliated with Novato Community Hospital and MarinHealth Medical Center. Dr. Nisam, completed a residency at Pacific Presby Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Nisam an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Nisam works at Practice in Larkspur, CA with other offices in Greenbrae, CA and San Francisco, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Shortness of Breath, Bronchiectasis and Asthma along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Nisam's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Marinhealth Pediatric After-hours Care
    1100 Larkspur Landing Cir Ste 10, Larkspur, CA 94939 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 924-1214
  2. 2
    Marin General Hospital
    250 Bon Air Rd, Greenbrae, CA 94904 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 924-1214
  3. 3
    Office
    633 Folsom St Fl 1, San Francisco, CA 94107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 600-7618
  4. 4
    Prima Medical Foundation
    100A Drakes Landing Rd Ste 225, Greenbrae, CA 94904 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 924-1214

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Novato Community Hospital
  • MarinHealth Medical Center

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Shortness of Breath
Bronchiectasis
Asthma
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Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
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Bone Cancer
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Chronic Sinusitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Sleep Apnea
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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Bronchiolitis
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteosarcoma
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Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
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Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Eosinophilia
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Traumatic Brain Injury
Tuberculosis
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Wheezing
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Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy with Robotic Assist
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
Respiratory Management
Thoracentesis
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    About Dr. Merrill Nisam, MD

    Specialties*
    • Critical Care Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French
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    NPI Number
    • 1205824067
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Cpmc
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Pacific Presby Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of California, Davis School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Merrill Nisam, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Nisam is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Nisam has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Nisam has seen patients for Shortness of Breath, Bronchiectasis and Asthma, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Nisam on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Nisam. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nisam.

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