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Dr. Michael Merrick, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.9 (133)
Map Pin Small Tyler, TX
Accepting new patients
15 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Michael Merrick, MD

Dr. Michael Merrick, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgery Specialist in Tyler, TX. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston McGovern Medical School and is affiliated with CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Tyler and UT Health Tyler. Patients rated Dr. Merrick an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Merrick works at Practice in Tyler, TX with other offices in Longview, TX, Palestine, TX and Athens, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Radiculopathy, Intervertebral Disc Disease and Lumbar Radiculopathy 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. Merrick's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Girling Health Care Inc
    3414 Golden Rd, Tyler, TX 75701 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (903) 939-7500
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Ortholonestar Pllc
    925 W Loop 281, Longview, TX 75604 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (903) 939-7500
  3. 3
    Baylor Scott & White Texas Spine & Joint Hospital
    2211 S Loop 256, Palestine, TX 75801 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (903) 939-7500
  4. 4
    Baylor Scott & White Texas Spine & Joint Hospital Urgent Care - Athens
    708 E Corsicana St, Athens, TX 75751 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (903) 939-7500

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Tyler
  • UT Health Tyler

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Radiculopathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Radiculopathy

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Radiculopathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Back Pain
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Upper Back Pain
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Fusion
Chronic Neck Pain
Thoracic Stenosis
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Herniated Disc Surgery
Spinal Cord Decompression
Bursitis
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Difficulty With Walking
Gait Abnormality
Joint Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Schmorl's Nodes
Spinal Osteophyte
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ataxia
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Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Neck
Bursitis of Hip
Cancer
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chordoma
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Chronic Pelvic Pain
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Dural Tear
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femur Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
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Hip Tendinitis
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Sprain
Marfan Syndrome
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Miner's Knee
Muscle Cramping
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Sclerosis
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
TMJ
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Trigger Finger
Vertebral Column Tumors
Arthrocentesis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Closed Hip Fracture Treatment
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Hip Dislocation
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
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    4.9
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 15 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1558590976
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • K D Leatherman Spine Center
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston McGovern Medical School
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Rice University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Merrick has seen patients for Radiculopathy, Intervertebral Disc Disease and Lumbar Radiculopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Merrick on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    133 patients have reviewed Dr. Merrick. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Merrick.

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