James O Merritt IV M.D.
Hip, Joint Replacement & Revision, Knee, Shoulder
The following are reviews from patients of Dr. Merritt.
“Very professional and thorough. I feel that I will get some answers finally. I am happy at this point.”
– Michelle D.
“We could not believe how quickly we were seen and had a procedure done. The entire staff has to be on the ball for that to happen. Your facility and staff should be used as an example of how to effectively take care of patients. Very nice job! Thanks”
– Steven O.
“Excellent experience! Timely on check-in, interviewing, and Doctor visit. Great Doc!”
– Dale G.
“Professional, excellent, and very well informed on my condition.”
– Michael B.
“I have had this problem for about a month. I will give Dr. Merritts suggestions for a couple of weeks of a trial.”
– Kathy A.
“Everyone was wonderful. I explained and showed everything. As well as were timely.”
– Grant W.
“Excellent experience! Dr. Merritt listened to my concerns and did a thorough exam. He explained what he saw in my X-rays and provided clear steps on where we go from here.”
– Riki K.
“Dr. Merritt and the entire staff were pleasant, efficient, and effective in delivering all the services and information I needed to make the best medical decision I needed to make. I wish the entire medical system were like this organization, there would be no complaints!”
– David K.
“Dr. Merritt was informative and friendly.”
– William Z.
– Rebecca H.
“I was delighted with the service today. After I got home, I found out I need a note that says I can work with this boot. I have left a message on the patient portal, and we'll be trying to get that note tomorrow morning before work.”
– Sue C.
“A very good experience. Dr. Merritt explained everything and gave me my options.”
– Helen W.
“Dr. Merritt examined my left Shoulder, had an X-Ray, gave me a Cortisone shot in that Shoulder to see what results this would provide. If that doesn't offer substantial relief, he will proceed with an MRI for a complete determination of the problem, therefore, rendering him the detailed information necessary for him to proceed with surgery. A proper scientific procedure.”
– Charles H.
“Dr. Merritt is friendly, relaxing, and honest. Answered all questions gave me good sound advice and alternatives for my issue.”
– Maureen B.
“Confident, reassuring, and patient! Dr. Merritt gave me the feeling of “ no big deal “ as to my surgery. Thus, no big deal for me not to worry!”
– David A.
“I have always had a good experience when I see Dr. Merritt. He listens to me and suggests what we can do with my problem. I have seen him for several years and have always been pleased with my visits.”
– Barbara W.
“I was pleased that I was seen in the office quickly. Everyone was very kind and professional.”
– Eileen S.
“Dr. Merritt is very thorough and very caring. There were two times I called worried about something, and he saw me that day and was very patient and eased my mind. I am happy with the outcome of my hip replacement performed last month. I am back to normal and enjoying life! I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Merritt to those needing hip surgery!”
– Celia H.
“Dr. Merritt treated me with the utmost courtesy. Very professional. Would rate highly!”
– Daniel D.
“My experience went very well. Staff very polite and helpful.”
– Myra W.
“Dr. Merritt was helpful and explained what he was going to do to help me get well.”
– Debra S.
“I was a first-time patient, and everyone made me feel welcomed, and Dr. Merritt was great. I would highly recommend this practice!”
– Wayne C.
“The Doctor was helpful, thorough, and caring.”
– Linda B.
“Dr. Merritt he listened, he doubled checked my previous encounter with, now retired, Dr. Ward, and explained why he was going to administer a cortisone injection in a different location. Two days later, and I’ve experienced no pain at all in my right shoulder, it feels great. I can only hope that feeling lasts. Thanks!”
– Bill S.
“Dr. Merritt was very professional, explained his diagnosis, treatment, and next steps.”
– Anthony M.
“Friendly and efficient with all the knowledge I needed to make a decision.”
– Edward C.
“Very pleased with my experience. Dr. Merritt answered all my question and gave excellent advice. The staff was amiable and polite.”
– Jim M.
“I have explained the diagnosis and treatment plan well. Very friendly.”
– Florence P.
“This was my initial visit to Dr. Merritt’s office. Both he and the entire staff provided me with outstanding service. Dr. Merritt is impressed me as not only a very professional doctor but caring as well! He and team made me feel that they were concerned about my receiving the best care possible!”
– Sandra C.
“Professional and straight forward.”
– Mark M.
“Dr. Merritt was great. He was kind and explained everything to me.”
– Jessica A.
“I had a very positive experience from the beginning of my appointment until I checked out.”
– Jennifer E.
“It was great! Everyone is thorough, and Dr. Merritt explained everything very well.”
– Nancy G.
“Dr. Merritt seemed concerned and caring. He was not afraid to touch me. He was also very thorough, ordering X-Ray reports to support his evaluation of my progress.”
– Mary B.
“Was very pleased with the professionalism and helpfulness of everyone.”
– Lorraine H.
“From checking in, getting X-rays and seeing Dr. Merritt, everything and everyone was extremely helpful and polite.”
– Karen B.
“Foot fracture and Dr. Merritt answered my questions in plain English and didn't order any unnecessary imaging tests. I'd recommend him to friends.”
– Tracy C.
“The doctor was very helpful and eager to help. Like him very much.”
– Patricia D.
“Was nice didn’t feel hurried answered my questions.”
– Jean W.
“Dr. Merritt is fabulous. Five years from hip surgery and all is well. Couldn’t have asked for a better experience.”
– Thomas J.
– Anita A.
“As always everyone was great.”
– Brian M.
“He was very good at explaining everything about my shoulder and my opinions. He recommended seeing a surgeon in April.”
– Hector R.
“I love Dr. Merritt. He explains what’s going on and answers my questions. I love his dry sense of humor though it sometimes goes over my head.”
– Marilyn S.
“Very professional and to the point. He explained why tests were needed, what he was looking for, then explained the plan of action.”
– Bernadette D.
“Dr. Merritt has treated me twice in the last six months, first for a broken toe and most recently for my broken leg. He doesn't rush you through your appointment. He's very kind and considerate, plus his staff is helpful as well. I would recommend Dr. Merritt to anyone.”
– Katherine A.
“It was an enjoyable experience. I was greeted right away and processed. I was seen right on time, and there was very little waiting. Dr. Merritt seemed very interested and engaged in my situation and very quickly determined the next step in the process.”
– Charles T.
“Dr. Merrick is pleasant, very thorough and informative. I feel comfortable with his treatment.”
– Roberta S.
“He was very caring, professional and explained everything well.”
– Alice M.
“Very professional and he was very informative with my treatment today. He offered up a treatment plan if needed for the future. Excellent facility! Very modern!”
– Debra S.
“Dr. Merritt is a beautiful doctor! We respect his opinion and value his expertise!”
– Sandra D.
“Very professional and knowledgeable. Would refer him to someone that needed an orthopedic doctor.”
– Barbara A.
“Contacted Dr. Merritt about swelling in the right leg before hip surgery. Was advised to see him immediately. Right leg from knee to hip was severely infected. Was rushed to the operating room and right leg was flushed to remove a severe infection around bones in the knee. In my opinion, Dr. Merritt probably saved not only my leg but possibly much more. As we wait for hip replacement surgery, he has my full trust now and will for years to come.”
– Robert B.
“It was great everyone accommodating and friendly. The doctor was very knowledgeable and helpful.”
– Elizabeth C.
“Dr. Merritt is always very skilled and communicative. I feel fortunate that he is in this orthopedic group.”
– Marian R.
“He was very professional and helpful excellent doctor.”
– Amilcar R.
“Dr. Merritt is charming.”
– Zellie B.
“Twelve weeks post THR with Dr. Merritt and doing very well. Dr. Merritt has been very professional and patient answering all our questions. Surgery was done, and the staff along with Angela at Dr. Merritt's were terrific. Would highly recommend them all.”
– William S.
“Very nice and efficient.”
– Kathleen A.
“Excellent doctor. Dr. Merritt indeed has his patients best interests in mind.”
– Anna R.
“Dr. Merritt was very caring and easy to talk to.”
– Marjorie O.
“The staff was fast and efficient. I was called back to see the doctor quickly. Dr. Merritt was charming, thorough, and professional.”
– Gail H.
“Very professional and took his time with me and was comfortable with answering my questions.”
– Geneva J.
“Dr. Merritt is exceptionally patient with me. I don't have insurance and is always ready to work with me. Dr. Merritt always explains my treatment plan. Way to go Dr. Merritt.”
– Sheila H.
– Penny M.
“Excellent doctor. Highly recommend Dr. Merritt. He exceeded my expectations with his caring and superior surgical skills.”
– Phil C.
“Dr. Merritt and the entire staff were friendly and very helpful with every aspect of my visit. I would highly recommend OrthoSC.”
– Melinda P.
“Very informative did a great job with my shoulder I feel he will do the same with my knee replacement.”
– Lou R.
“Dr. Merritt is very kind and very thorough.”
– Marcia S.
“The doctor was very concerned about my condition and is making every effort to relieve my situation. I am very pleased.”
– Flora C.
“Trust him implicitly in medical and surgical expertise. Glad to find out today I can continue to see him for general orthopedic nonsurgical needs.”
– Deborah M.
“Quick admission, prompt x-ray administered, the doctor provided detail explanation of the problem and made suggestions to eliminate pain and improve range of bicep.”
– Diane G.
– Cindy B.
“I came to Dr. Merritt with a problem with my right shoulder. In a short time, I am so much better.”
– Loretta F.
“Dr. Merritt was a good doctor who listened to me. My pain did not go away the first time. He kept working with me.”
– Sherry M.
“Dr. James Merritt has always been very professional and compassionate to me as his patients.”
– Brenda L.
“He replaced my left hip without a hitch. He is an excellent doctor with a beautiful attitude.”
– Stephen P.
– Owen J.