Dr. George Rennell Merriam MD Endocrinologist

Dr. George Merriam is an endocrinologist in Tacoma, Washington and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of Washington Medical Center and VA Puget Sound Health Care System. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 19 doctors at University of Washington Medical Center and one of 20 at VA Puget Sound Health Care System who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

University of Washington Medical Center
Ranked #8 in Diabetes & Endocrinology

VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, American Lake Division

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1976–1978

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1978–1985

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Endocrinology & Metabolism

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Growth hormone should be used only for approved indications.
Clemmons, D. R.,Molitch, M.,Hoffman, A. R.,Klibanski, A.,Strasburger, C. J.,Kleinberg, D. L.,Ho, K.,Webb, S. M.,Bronstein, M. D.,Bouillon, R.,Ben-Shlomo, A.,Hamrahian, A. H.,Chanson, P.,Barkan, A. L.,Merriam, G. R.,Blackman, M. R.,Salvatori, R.

The KEEPS-Cognitive and Affective Study: Baseline Associations between Vascular Risk Factors and Cognition.
Wharton, W.,Gleason, C. E.,Dowling, N. M.,Carlsson, C. M.,Brinton, E. A.,Santoro, M. N.,Neal-Perry, G.,Taylor, H.,Naftolin, F.,Lobo, R. A.,Merriam, G.,Manson, J. E.,Cedars, M. I.,Miller, V. M.,Black, D. M.,Budoff, M.,Hodis, H. N.,Harman, S. M.,Asthana, S.

Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone Effects on Brain γ-Aminobutyric Acid Levels in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Healthy Aging.
Friedman, S. D.,Baker, L. D.,Borson, S.,Jensen, J. E.,Barsness, S. M.,Craft, S.,Merriam, G. R.,Otto, R. K.,Novotny, E. J.,Vitiello, M. V.

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