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Dr. Merrill Stephen Kies MD is a male Internist, has 37 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck, and Public Health & General Preventive Medicine.
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Dr. Merrill Kies has 1 office location.
Medical Center
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX 77030

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(5)
Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Merrill Kies is Excellent. Dr. Kies has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.8
  • Currently 3.8 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 19 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 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 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Kies has 3 hospital affiliations:

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

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Kies accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 14 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas - 4 plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Humana - 10 plans
  • Cigna - 9 plans


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Merrill S. Kies practice?
Dr. Merrill Kies practices Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck, and Public Health & General Preventive Medicine near Houston, TX.
See Houston Internists, Houston Oncologists, Houston Surgeons, and Houston Preventive Medicine Specialists.