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Areas of Expertise

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    Brain Tumor/Cancer
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    Neurologic Surgery
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Conditions and Treatments

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Locations (2)

1500 21st Avenue South, The Village at Vanderbilt, Suite 1506
Nashville, TN 37212


  • Bachelor of Science - University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1997
  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2005
  • Internship - Mayo Clinic, 2006
  • Residency - Mayo Clinic, 2009
  • Fellowship - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2010

Board Certifications

  • Neuro-Oncology - United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, 2011

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Outstanding bedside manner, wonderful experience, exceeded our expectations and eased our worry about the problem
March 18, 2022
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Dr. Merrell is kind, caring, and gives careful thought to his words and treatment. We are grateful to be under his care.
Februray 24, 2022
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Excellent experience with Dr. Morell.
Februray 11, 2022
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Dr. Merrell was very thorough and courteous. He gets a A+ for expertise and personableness.
January 31, 2022
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*Dr. Merrell includes our daughter, who participates in my husband's visit by telephone, in his discussion with us. We appreciate his doing this. (My husband is the patient.)
December 22, 2021
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December 3, 2021
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Dr merrell cares!
November 27, 2021
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