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About Dr. James J Merrill

Dr. James J Merrill, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Kingsport, TN, with another office in Johnson City, TN. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. Dr. Merrill has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

26 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James J Merrill is Great. Dr. James J Merrill has been rated by 26 patients. From those 26 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James J Merrill is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Wellmont Cva Heart Institute

2050 Meadowview Pkwy
Kingsport, TN 37660
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Wellmont Cva Heart Institute

2428 Knob Creek Rd
Johnson City, TN 37604
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Specialties

Dr. James J Merrill has the following 3 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    While cardiologists diagnose and treat all types of heart disease, electrophysiologists have extended education in rhythmic disorders, also known as cardiac arrhythmia or an irregular heartbeat. An electrophysiologist typically works closely with a cardiologist and together they can treat arrhythmia, help you prevent blood clots, or restore and control a normal heart rate.
    They can also provide information on medications and devices — such as a pacemaker or an implantable defibrillator — used to control an abnormal heart rate. When it come to treating arrhythmias, there are both invasive and non-invasive treatment options and an electrophysiologist can help you decide which is right for you.

  • Expertise

    12 Expertise

  • Stroke
  • Heart Attack
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Failure
  • Unstable Angina
  • Blood Clot
  • Hypertension
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Heart Block
  • Arrhythmia
  • High Cholesterol
  • Heart Diseases

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Reviews

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Hard to see him

First time w/ Dr. Merrill was in ER with first A-fib attack. At least I think it was Dr. Merrill, I was sorta in shock and never saw him again, internist ok'd me for release. At Follow-up appt, I was again handed off to an internist. Before 2nd appt, office called and wanted me to ok just seeing an internist. I said no, I would like to meet the dr. for a change. That appt would take 2/3 more months. That's when I quit, I don't even know if he really exists !!

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absolutely the best!

I've seen several cardiologist in the practice over nearly 20 years time and I have to say that Dr. Merrill is the absolute most caring, , genuinely compassionate doctor among all of them at Cardiovascular Associates. This is counting both the Kingsport and Abingdon offices. He is just amazing and a true blessing to ALL his patients.

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Cathater Ablation

Dr. Merrill explained the procedure in detail. The procedure went well and my tachycardia (due to atrial flutter) went away immediately.

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Five Stars

Wonderful Doctor!

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Five Stars

Excellent physician!! After 10 yrs of SVT and palpitations from a continuing heart problems. He finally was able to make them go away with the right medicine combination. Other physicians didn't worry too much about my symptoms but Dr Merrill took the time to take care of my need! Great bedside manner and good guy!!

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2016, 2012, 2015, 2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2013, 2016, 2014, 2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Duke University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James J Merrill accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina
    • BCBS NC Blue Value
    • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • BCBS Tennessee
    • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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