Dr. John Lawrence Merritt MD

Dr. John Merritt is a medical genetics doctor in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Seattle Children's Hospital and University of Washington Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Merritt accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Seattle Children's Hospital and one of 3 at University of Washington Medical Center who specialize in Medical Genetics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Clinical Genetics

Education & Medical Training

University IL College of Medicine Peoria
Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 1999–2000

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Pediatrics, 2004–2007

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Medical Genetics, 2000–2003

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Medical Genetics
Certified in Clinical Biochemical Genetics

American Board of Medical Genetics
Certified in Clinical Genetics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

WA State Medical License
Active through 2015

AK State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Asymptomatic methylmalonic acidemia in a homozygous MUT mutation (p.P86L).
Underhill, H. R.,Hahn, S. H.,Hale, S. L.,Merritt, J. L.

Cystathionine Beta-synthase Deficiency Heralded by Cerebral Sinus Venous Thrombosis and Stroke.
Ruhoy, I. S.,Merritt, J. L.,Amlie-Lefond, C.

Newborn screening and renal disease: where we have been; where we are now; where we are going.
Merritt, J. L., Askenazi, D., Hahn, S. H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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