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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Merritt Bern is Excellent. Dr. Bern has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Merritt Bern, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Bern graduated from University of Miami . He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014)


Dr. Bern has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Lewis-Gale Medical Center 
  • Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Merritt Jonathan Bern MD is a male Internist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Merritt J. Bern practice?
Dr. Merritt Bern has 4 office locations.
Dr. Merritt Bern practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Roanoke, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Salem, VA.
See Roanoke Internists and Roanoke Gastroenterologists.