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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
35 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Merriam is Good. Dr. Merriam has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Merriam, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Radiation Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Merriam graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Merriam has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 


  • Korean
  • French
  • Swedish
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John C Merriam MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 35 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. John C. Merriam practice?
Dr. John Merriam has 1 office location.
Dr. John Merriam practices Ophthalmology near New York, NY.
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