Kurt Merkel, MD

SSM HEALTH MEDICAL GROUP

Orthopaedic Surgery

1011 Bowles Ave.
Suite 400
Fenton, MO 63026

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Patient Satisfaction

4.9 of 5

Accepts patients ages 18 years and up

Hospital Affiliations

  • SSM Health St. Clare Hospital - Fenton
  • About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Kurt Merkel, MD, FACS. is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive total joint replacement and musculoskeletal tumor surgery. He received is medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and was voted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) National medical honor society.

    Following graduation from medical school, Dr. Merkel completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. During this time he serves as chief resident, obtained a Masters of Orthopedic Science degree and was awarded the Jogn Charnley Award for outstanding research in Hip Surgery.

    Over the last 25 years, Dr. Merkel has performed more than 5,000 minimally invasive joint replacement and musculoskeletal tumor and complex joint revision surgeries. Dr. Merkel continues to focus on custom fit knee replacement and innovative joint reconstruction.

    Medical School

    St. Louis University School of Medicine

    Fellowship

    Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, MA

    Residency

    Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

    Medical Interests

    bone sarcomas, Bone tumors, Hip injuries and disorders, Revision hip, Soft tissue tumors

  • Locations Map
    1011 Bowles Ave.
    Suite 400
    Fenton, MO 63026 816 S. Kirkwood Road
    Suite 105
    St. Louis, MO 63122
  • Satisfaction

    Satisfaction

    SSM Health only displays patient satisfaction data for providers included in our survey process and who have a minimum of 50 returned surveys. Learn more about our survey.

    Dr. Merkel's Overall Rating

    4.9 of 5
    245 Reviews
    121 Comments

    The providers overall satisfaction rating is based on:

    This provider gave easy to understand responses to your health questions

    4.9 of 5

    This provider used clear language to explain things

    5 of 5

    This provider listened carefully to you

    4.9 of 5

    This provider knew your important medical history details

    4.8 of 5

    This provider respected what you had to say

    5 of 5

    This provider spent enough time with you

    5 of 5

    Rate your overall visit with this provider

    4.8 of 5

    Patient Comments

    July 31, 2018

    great doctor!!!!

    July 31, 2018

    I LOVE DR. MERKEL!!

    July 30, 2018

    Dr Merkel excellent care giver and great follow-up with me. **********************************************************

    July 23, 2018

    All good! if there is a better doctor than Kurt Merkel I don't know who it would be! st. Clare is blessed to have him!

    July 20, 2018

    This provider is very responsive for my need of cortisone shots in my arthritic knees. Takes x-rays about 1 time each year.


Biography

Dr. Kurt Merkel, MD, FACS. is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive total joint replacement and musculoskeletal tumor surgery. He received is medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and was voted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) National medical honor society.

Following graduation from medical school, Dr. Merkel completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. During this time he serves as chief resident, obtained a Masters of Orthopedic Science degree and was awarded the Jogn Charnley Award for outstanding research in Hip Surgery.

Over the last 25 years, Dr. Merkel has performed more than 5,000 minimally invasive joint replacement and musculoskeletal tumor and complex joint revision surgeries. Dr. Merkel continues to focus on custom fit knee replacement and innovative joint reconstruction.

Medical School

St. Louis University School of Medicine

Fellowship

Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, MA

Residency

Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Certified By

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Interests

bone sarcomas, Bone tumors, Hip injuries and disorders, Revision hip, Soft tissue tumors

Satisfaction

SSM Health only displays patient satisfaction data for providers included in our survey process and who have a minimum of 50 returned surveys. Learn more about our survey.

Dr. Merkel's Overall Rating

4.9 of 5
245 Reviews
121 Comments

The providers overall satisfaction rating is based on:

This provider gave easy to understand responses to your health questions

4.9 of 5

This provider used clear language to explain things

5 of 5

This provider listened carefully to you

4.9 of 5

This provider knew your important medical history details

4.8 of 5

This provider respected what you had to say

5 of 5

This provider spent enough time with you

5 of 5

Rate your overall visit with this provider

4.8 of 5

Patient Comments

July 31, 2018

great doctor!!!!

July 31, 2018

I LOVE DR. MERKEL!!

July 30, 2018

Dr Merkel excellent care giver and great follow-up with me. **********************************************************

July 23, 2018

All good! if there is a better doctor than Kurt Merkel I don't know who it would be! st. Clare is blessed to have him!

July 20, 2018

This provider is very responsive for my need of cortisone shots in my arthritic knees. Takes x-rays about 1 time each year.

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