Dr. Bradley Merk MD Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Bradley Merk is an orthopedic surgeon in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Merk accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 33 doctors at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and one of 13 at Northwestern Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ranked #15 in Orthopedics
Education & Medical Training
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1994–1999
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1994
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
IL State Medical License
Active through 2014
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Publications & Presentations
2013 AAOS/ASSH General Orthopaedic Review
2013 7 11
Gel Scaffolds of BMP-2-Binding Peptide Amphiphile Nanofibers for Spinal Arthrodesis.
Lee, S. S.,Hsu, E. L.,Mendoza, M.,Ghodasra, J.,Nickoli, M. S.,Ashtekar, A.,Polavarapu, M.,Babu, J.,Riaz, R. M.,Nicolas, J. D.,Nelson, D.,Hashmi, S. Z.,Kaltz, S. R.,Earhart, J. S.,Merk, B. R.,McKee, J. S.,Bairstow, S. F.,Shah, R. N.,Hsu, W. K.,Stupp, S. I.
Clinical and radiographic comparisons of two different radial head implant designs.
Berschback, J. C.,Lynch, T. S.,Kalainov, D. M.,Wysocki, R. W.,Merk, B. R.,Cohen, M. S.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
- First Choice
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Idaho PPO
- BCBS Illinois PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- HealthLink PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PacificSource Preferred PSN
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
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680 N Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 695-9797