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Clifford Merkel, MD

Dr. Merkel is an orthopedic surgeon in Inland Empire. He is affiliated with Arrowhead Regional Medical Center and 2 more hospitals.
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Dr. Merkel saw more pain patients than 75% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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Dr. Merkel saw more broken bone patients than 85% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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Dr. Merkel saw more foot condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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Dr. Merkel saw more arthritis patients than 75% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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Dr. Merkel saw bunion patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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Dr. Merkel saw torn Achilles patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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Dr. Merkel saw more bone spur patients than 85% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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Dr. Merkel saw more birth defects patients than 85% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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22 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Merkel saw more congenital disorders patients than 85% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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Dr. Merkel saw more broken foot patients than 95% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Merkel saw hammer toe patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Merkel saw more plantar fasciitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Merkel saw contracture patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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Dr. Merkel saw chronic pain patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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Dr. Merkel saw more Achilles tendinitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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2 doctors
Dr. Merkel saw more broken ankle patients than 85% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Merkel saw more sprained ankle patients than 75% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Merkel saw more tendonitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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40 doctors
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41 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Merkel saw more osteoarthritis patients than 75% of similar doctors in Inland Empire in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Merkel saw broken leg patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Merkel saw tendon rupture patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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33 doctors
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32 doctors
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Dr. Merkel saw sprained joint patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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7 doctors
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Dr. Merkel saw joint dislocations patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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19 doctors
Dr. Merkel saw peripheral neuropathy patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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38 doctors
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19 doctors
Dr. Merkel saw neuropathy patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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Dr. Merkel saw broken arm patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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Dr. Merkel saw ganglion cyst patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Merkel saw repetitive stress injury (RSI) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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Dr. Merkel saw torn meniscus patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in Inland Empire. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Merkel accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Broken ankle repair (surgical) $4,865 – 12.7k
Broken femur repair (surgical) $7,245 – 17.7k
Broken finger bone repair (surgical) $4,579 – 9,831
Broken foot bone repair (non-surgical) $428 – 847
Broken forearm repair (surgical) $7,959 – 16.3k
Broken lower leg repair (non-surgical) $737 – 1,754
Broken lower leg repair (surgical) $10.2k – 20.1k
Broken patella repair (surgical) $8,038 – 18.1k
Bunion surgery $4,165 – 12.6k

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

Dr. Merkel sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
1901 W Lugonia Ave
Redlands, CA 92374
2,209 miles away
  • Spanish
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
400 N Pepper Ave
Colton, CA 92324
2,216 miles away

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Credentials
  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1980

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Merkel is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Redlands Community Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • St Bernardine Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield