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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Merrill Gershwin is Excellent. Dr. Gershwin has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Merrill Gershwin, MD is board certified in Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Allergy
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Gershwin graduated from Stanford University. He has 5 awards.

Master, American College of Rheumatology, 2011
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Gershwin has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • University of California Davis Medical Center 
  • UC Davis Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Merrill Eric Gershwin MD is a male Rheumatologist, has 41 years of experience and practices in Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Merrill E. Gershwin practice?
Dr. Merrill Gershwin has 1 office location.
Dr. Merrill Gershwin practices Rheumatology near Sacramento, CA.
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