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Merchant, Joseph, MD

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Merchant, Joseph
Phone
515-239-4401
4.78 out of 5
  • 187 Patient Ratings
Specialties & Services
Primary Clinic
Mary Greeley Medical Center
1111 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010
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Dr. Joseph Merchant - Practice Information

Joined McFarland Clinic

August 2002

Medical Interests

Cancer clinical trials, Electronic medical records

Education & Professional Certification

Certifications

  • Diplomate - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Certified as a Diplomate in Hematology
  • Certified as a Diplomate in Medical Oncology

Education

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

  • BA, 1983-1987

University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

  • MD, 1988-1992

Residency

University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA, 1993-1996

  • Internal Medicine

Fellowship

University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI

  • Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology, 1999-2002

Professional Societies

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Iowa Medical Society
  • Story County Medical Society

Professional & Personal Interests

Leadership Roles

  • Vice President - Iowa Oncology Society
  • Principal investigator - Cooperative group trials, Bliss Cancer Center
  • Member, McFarland Clinic Board of Directors
  • Steering Committee, Electronic Medical Records
  • McFarland Clinic Cancer Committee, Mary Greeley Medical Center

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Youth soccer coaching/volunteering

Community Involvement

  • Past president, Ames Soccer Club
  • Iowa Oncology Society

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Care Provider showed concern for questions or worries

4.78

Care Provider included patients in decisions

4.78

Care Provider explained problems or conditions

4.77

Care Provider informed patient about medications

4.73

Friendliness and courtesy of Care Provider

4.83

Likelihood of recommending Care Provider

4.83

Time Care Provider spent with patient

4.74

Wait time at the clinic

4.22
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