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Internist, Oncology Specialist (cancer)
30 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

5.0
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(21)
Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas Merkel is Excellent. Dr. Merkel has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
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Promptness 4.7
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Courteous Staff 4.6
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
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Bedside Manner 4.7
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Spends Time with Me 4.7
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Follows Up After Visit 4.7
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Douglas Merkel, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Clinical Research
  • Epidemiology
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Merkel graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. He has 7 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Chicago Metro Area
Medical Oncologist
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Illinois
Medical Oncologist
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Merkel has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Evanston Hospital 
  • Skokie Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Douglas Edward Merkel MD is a male Internist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.
Where does Dr. Douglas E. Merkel practice?
Dr. Douglas Merkel has 4 office locations.
Dr. Douglas Merkel practices Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology near Evanston, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Highland Park, IL and Glenview, IL.
See Evanston Internists and Evanston Oncologists.