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. 2020
    Hungry Dog Award for Surgical Specialties
  2. 2014
    Brandeis University Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy & Leadership ScholarAmerican College of Surgeons/American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  3. 2004
    Alpha Omega Alpha Research FellowSaint Louis University School of Medicine
  4. 1999
    Ontario Scholar AwardOntario Ministry of Education
  5. 1999
    Entrance ScholarshipUniversity of Western Ontario
  6. 1999
    Faculty Tuition ScholarshipUniversity of Western Ontario

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Pleura and Peritoneum
  2. 2019 - present
    Site ChairEnterprise Practice Optimization and Acceleration Committee
  3. 2019 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Quality Oversight Subcommittee - Florida
  4. 2019 - present
    Practice ChairMayo Clinic Cancer Center, Colorectal Disease Group
  5. 2019 - present
    MemberSociety of Surgical Oncology
  6. 2018 - 2019
    Program CommitteeSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  7. 2018 - present
    MemberSurgical Supply and Equipment Committee, Surgical Administrative Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  8. 2018 - present
    Associate Question WriterAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  9. 2018 - present
    MemberWritten Exam Committee, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  10. 2018 - present
    Associate Question WriterAmerican Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  11. 2017 - present
    Cancer Liaison PhysicianMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  12. 2017 - 2019
    Site ChairColon and Rectal Surgery Specialty Council
  13. 2016 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  14. 2016 - 2018
    ChairDRG Committee
  15. 2015 - present
    Resident and Felllow Education CommitteeSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  16. 2015 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  17. 2015 - 2018
    Site RepresentativePlummer Project, Mayo Clinic
  18. 2015 - 2017
    Physician MemberMayo School of Health Sciences Subcommittee, Education Committee
  19. 2015 - 2016
    Physician MemberDRG Committee
  20. 2015 - present
    ChairSurgical Supplies and Technology Team, Surgical Committee - Florida, Clinical Practice Committee - Florida
  21. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center, Colorectal Disease Group
  22. 2014 - 2015
    Co-CoordinatorMorbidity & Mortality Conferences, Department of Surgery
  23. 2014 - 2016
    MemberHealthcare Economics Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  24. 2014 - present
    MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  25. 2013 - 2018
    Physician MemberOperations Coordination Resources Allocation (OCRA) - Manage to Reimbursement (MTR)
  26. 2013 - 2015
    Associate FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  27. 2013 - present
    MemberRobotics Committee, Mayo Clinic in Florida
  28. 2012 - 2018
    MemberSelf-Assessment Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  29. 2012 - 2016
    MemberNew Technologies Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  30. 2012 - 2016
    MemberAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  31. 2012
    MemberSteering Committee, 2012 Mayo Young Investigators Research Symposium
  32. 2011 - 2012
    Vice PresidentMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  33. 2011 - 2012
    Resident/Fellow RepresentativeMayo Graduate Medical Education Committee
  34. 2010 - 2012
    Candidate MemberAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  35. 2007 - 2013
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  36. 2007 - 2013
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  37. 2004 - 2005
    Project CoordinatorSt. Louis University Chapter, American Medical Student Association
  38. 2003 - 2013
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

Publications

Research activities

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