Dr. Peter A Merkel MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Peter Merkel is a rheumatologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Boston Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Merkel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Boston Medical Center who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: Scleroderma & Related, Vasculitis

Hospital Affiliation

Boston Medical Center
High performing in Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1991

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1992 - 1994

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Rheumatology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

Publications & Presentations

Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of polyarteritis nodosa
Merkel PA

Connective tissue disease related interstitial lung diseases and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: provisional core sets of domains and instruments for use in clinical trials.
Saketkoo, L. A.,Mittoo, S.,Huscher, D.,Khanna, D.,Dellaripa, P. F.,Distler, O.,Flaherty, K. R.,Frankel, S.,Oddis, C. V.,Denton, C. P.,Fischer, A.,Kowal-Bielecka, O. M.,Lesage, D.,Merkel, P. A.,Phillips, K.,Pittrow, D.,Swigris, J.,Antoniou, K.,Baughman, R. P.,Castelino, F. V.,Christmann, R. B.,Christopher-Stine, L.,Collard, H. R.,Cottin, V.,Danoff, S.,Highland, K. B.,Hummers, L.,Shah, A. A.,Kim, D. S.,Lynch, D. A.,Miller, F. W.,Proudman, S. M.,Richeldi, L.,Ryu, J. H.,Sandorfi, N.,Sarver, C.,Wells

Variability in experts' opinions regarding risks and treatment choices in patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis.
Cozmuta, R.,Merkel, P. A.,Fraenkel, L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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