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Patient Reviews

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Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Merrill Kies is Good. Dr. Kies has been reviewed by 18 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
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Promptness 4.3
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Courteous Staff 4.5
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
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Bedside Manner 4.6
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Spends Time with Me 4.4
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Follows Up After Visit 4.4
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Merrill Kies, MD is board certified in Medical Oncology.

  • He has special expertise in 20 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma
  • Epidemiology
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Local Neoplasm Recurrence
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Cancer (Small Cell Carcinoma)
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer (Prostatic Neoplasm)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Kies graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Maywood. He has 8 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Carcinoma
Head and Neck Cancer (Head and Neck Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2004 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014 - 2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Kies has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer 
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center 
  • M D Anderson Cancer Ctr 

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Additional Information
Dr. Merrill Stephen Kies MD is a male Oncologist , has 39 years of experience and practices in Medical Oncology.
Where does Dr. Merrill S. Kies practice?
Dr. Merrill Kies has 1 office location.
Dr. Merrill Kies practices Medical Oncology near Houston, TX.
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