Amit Merchea, M.D.

  1. Colon and Rectal Surgeon
  2. General Surgeon

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English
  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Benign diseases of the colon and rectum
  • Diverticular disease
  • Presacral tumors
  1. 2013
    Clinical Fellowship - Colon and Rectal SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2012
    Resident - General SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2007
    MDSaint Louis University School of Medicine
  4. 2003
    MS - Medical Imaging SciencesFinch University of Health Sciences / Chicago Medical School
  5. 2002
    BS - Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of Western Ontario

Certifications

  1. 2014
    Colon & Rectal SurgeryAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  2. 2013
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Brandeis University Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy & Leadership ScholarAmerican College of Surgeons/American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  2. 2004
    Alpha Omega Alpha Research FellowSaint Louis University School of Medicine
  3. 1999
    Ontario Scholar AwardOntario Ministry of Education
  4. 1999
    Entrance ScholarshipUniversity of Western Ontario
  5. 1999
    Faculty Tuition ScholarshipUniversity of Western Ontario

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    ChairCancer Center, Colorectal Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  2. 2019 - present
    Site ChairEnterprise Practice Optimization and Acceleration Committee
  3. 2018 - 2019
    Program CommitteeSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  4. 2018 - present
    MemberSurgical Supply and Equipment Committee, Surgical Administrative Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  5. 2018 - present
    Associate Question WriterAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  6. 2017 - present
    Cancer Liaison PhysicianMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  7. 2017 - present
    Site ChairColon and Rectal Surgery Specialty Council
  8. 2016 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  9. 2016 - present
    ChairDRG Committee
  10. 2015 - present
    Resident and Felllow Education CommitteeSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  11. 2015 - 2018
    Site RepresentativePlummer Project, Mayo Clinic
  12. 2015
    Physician MemberDRG Committee
  13. 2015 - present
    ChairSurgical Supplies and Technology Team, Surgical Committee - Florida, Clinical Practice Committee - Florida
  14. 2015 - present
    Physician MemberMayo School of Health Sciences Subcommittee, Education Committee
  15. 2014 - 2015
    Co-CoordinatorMorbidity & Mortality Conferences, Department of Surgery
  16. 2014 - present
    MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  17. 2013 - 2018
    Physician MemberOperations Coordination Resources Allocation (OCRA) - Manage to Reimbursement (MTR)
  18. 2013 - 2015
    Associate FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  19. 2013 - present
    MemberRobotics Committee, Mayo Clinic in Florida
  20. 2012 - 2018
    MemberSelf-Assessment Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  21. 2012 - 2016
    MemberNew Technologies Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  22. 2012 - 2016
    MemberAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  23. 2012
    MemberSteering Committee, 2012 Mayo Young Investigators Research Symposium
  24. 2011 - 2012
    Vice PresidentMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  25. 2011 - 2012
    Resident/Fellow RepresentativeMayo Graduate Medical Education Committee
  26. 2010 - 2012
    Candidate MemberAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  27. 2007 - 2013
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  28. 2007 - 2013
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  29. 2004 - 2005
    Project CoordinatorSt. Louis University Chapter, American Medical Student Association
  30. 2003 - 2013
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

Publications

Research activities

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