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Ryan T. Merrell BS, MD

Chief, Division of Neuro-Oncology, and Associate Professor
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  • 88 ratings

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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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

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A complete review of current conditions and medications.
December 7, 2022
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Was very impressed with Dr.Mueller. He was so kind and really took his time to explain my issues
November 21, 2022
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Dr. Merrell has an uncanny ability to bring calm and humor to our visit. He answer's our questions and concerns with genuine care. We are thankful for his skills, talent, and care.
November 18, 2022
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I consider Vanderbilt to be the Ritz Carlton of healthcare!
November 9, 2022
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October 22, 2022
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Dr. Merrell has a very pleasant disposition. He is thorough with his examination of your health Issues and makes sure you understand.
October 19, 2022
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Very attentive and was spot on.
October 9, 2022
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Dr Merrell made sure he answered our questions.
October 6, 2022
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He came in and made conversation and kept eye contact. To me thats very important. When you can look at your patient(s) and not the computer or a chart, they feel like a priority. My health is important to me. He seemed to care about my well being and took time to show me my images and kindly reminded how important these scans are.
September 27, 2022
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