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About Dr. Mark L Merlin
Dr. Mark L Merlin, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Decatur, GA. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Radiology and Radiation Oncology. Dr. Merlin is affiliated with Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center and Rockdale Medical Center Inc. Dr. Merlin has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Mark L Merlin has the following 2 specialties
A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.
- Radiation Oncology
A radiation oncologist is a physician who specializes in the use of nuclear medicine in diagnosing and treating cancer in a patient.
These doctors work in concert with other cancer specialists in order to determine the best form of treatment for a specific patient. Radiation oncologists are in charge of determining the correct dose of radiation to be used in treatments like radiotherapy and chemotherapy, as well as the appropriate amount of time that radiation should be administered in order to maximize the therapeutic benefits.
- Breast Cancer
- Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- Rectal Cancer
- Radiation Therapy
- Metastatic Breast Cancer
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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I was treated by Dr. Merlin in 2008 and received the best care I could have ever hoped for. He is a very kind and caring physician and was most knowledgeable about my type of cancer and the recommended treatment. Even though Dr. Merlin released me from his care in 2010, he has continued to stay in touch with me and recently contacted me after I was hospitalized for a possible late-occurring side effect from my treatment. He is a fantastic doctor who truly cares about his patients.
Dr Merlin is a caring and considerate physcian! I have been in his care almost 2 yrs - after treatment, and find him to be knowledgeable, interested and very human - when dealing with me and others who are handling their prostate cancer issues. I highly recommend him to any and all who have to face this illness.
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013, 2009, 2008)
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 (2011, 2014, 2013)
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.
Dr. Merlin is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
25 Years Experience
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Graduated in 1993
Dr. Mark L Merlin accepts the following insurance providers.
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry CoventryOne - GA
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsRadiotherapy Clinics Of Georgia, 2349 Lawrenceville Hwy, Decatur, GA
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