McFarland Clinic

Joseph Merchant, MD

Accepting New Patients


4.82 out of 5
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Also Sees Patients In

Jefferson Office

106 West Washington Street
Suite 2
Jefferson, IA 50129

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Marshalltown Office

312 East Main Street
Marshalltown, IA 50158

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Medical Interests

  • Clinical Trials
  • Joined McFarland Clinic

    August 2002

    Education & Professional Certification


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


    University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

    • BA, 1983-1987

    University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

    • MD, 1988-1992


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

    • Internal Medicine


    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
    • Department Chair, McFarland Clinic Ames Oncology

    Hobbies and Personal Interests

    • Youth soccer coaching/volunteering

    Community Involvement

    • Past president, Ames Soccer Club
    • Iowa Oncology Society
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