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About Dr. John D Merlino

Dr. John D Merlino, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Atlanta, GA. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Merlino is affiliated with Tanner Medical Center and Emory University Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

4 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John D Merlino is Poor. Dr. John D Merlino has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John D Merlino is 2.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Dr. John D Merlino has the following 2 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. John D Merlino has the following 14 expertise

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

Dr. John D Merlino has 0 board certified specialties

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incompetent and risky, stay away from him

This doctor(?) is a very hurtful and uncaring person. He treats people with contempt and talked down to me. I talked with another doctor and it seems he treats his peers the same way. His nurse told me that I needed a stent and I refused. He also wanted to put in a filter which I see on television is the wrong thing, lawyers are looking into this. He also gave me drugs I was allergic to. He appears to just be out for the money and does not care about a patients well being. If you don't agree with him he writes detrimental notes about you. He instructed a woman I know to get a pace maker and after it was put in another doctor took it out saying she did not need it.

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STROKE and he can't bother to call?????????????

My husband had a stroke while we were driving 70 mph on I 20 on Saturday afternoon. I was able to steer the car and save our lives. Dr. Merlino's office was notified and a call finally came from one of the office girls on MONDAY at 2:10 to check on him. We left 3 phone numbers, hospital info, gave the hospital doctors approval to speak and share with Dr. Merlino but not one of the doctors or nurses could be bothered to even see if he survived. We changed to a REAL doctor.

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One Star
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Merlino is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    35 Years Experience

  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University

    Graduated in 1983

  • Emory Healthcare


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John D Merlino accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia
    • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
    • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
    • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
    • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry CoventryOne - GA
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Emory University Hospital Midtown, 550 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA


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