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Department Colorectal Surgery
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced Operative Laparoscopy
  • Anorectal Fistula Treatment
  • Anorectal Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon And Rectal Surgical Procedures
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer - Prevention
  • Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis
  • Colorectal Cancer Research
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening Strategies
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Colostomy
  • Fecal Diversion
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Ileostomy
  • Incontinence Therapy
  • Intestinal Stomas
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Fecal Diversion
  • Laparoscopic Ileocolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Proctosigmoidectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Digestive Diseases
  • Laparoscopy
  • Rubber Band Ligation Of Hemorrhoids
  • Second Opinion
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Stoma Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgery For Carcinoma Of The Colon
  • Surgery For Crohn's Disease
  • Surgery for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Surgical Management for Ulcerative Colitis
  • Surgical Treatment for Mucosal Ulcerative Colitis
  • Total Abdominal Colectomy
  • Treatment for Anal Fissure
  • Treatment for Anal Fistula
  • Treatment of Constipation and Fecal Incontinence
View all 46 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Adenomas
  • Adenomatous Polyps
  • Anal Abscesses
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistula
  • Benign Anorectal Disease
  • Cancer
  • Cancer of the Colon, Rectum and Anus
  • Carcinoma of the Colon
  • Carcinoma of the small and large bowel
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Diseases
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colonic Neoplasia
  • Colovesticle Fistula
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Diverticulum
  • Enterocele
  • Fissure
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Fistulae
  • Large Bowel Cancer
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender LGBT Health
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stoma Related Problems
  • Volvulus
View all 34 Specialties +
Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2018

Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Ursuline College
Family Nurse Practitioner
Pepper Pike, OH USA
2017

Undergraduate - Bowling Green State University
Nursing
Bowling Green, OH USA
1996

Certifications

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Carla Merrick, CNP.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

140 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

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

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

8 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Carla is an excellent provider

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

I had an informative appt with Dr Carla. I was very satisfied with the visit. I am so happy because I am finally feeling healed. Thank you Dr Carla. Mary Klonowski

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

I thought she was excellent. I would go to her in the future for any related problems. I don't say that about hardly any doctors!

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

I would recommend this Dr. In a heartbeat

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

My provider was very compassionate and took the time to listen and answer questions.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

My experience with Dr. Clara was good. Very good bedside manners. I felted comfortable with her. Easy to talk to. Took time to listen.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

The provider listened to my concerns, addressed them, and recommendations has helped improve my health. I am very appreciative

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

The provider was extremely professional, explained details of my diagnosis and treatment, but was also very personable. I would highly recommend her.

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