Dr. Merrill is a graduate of the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Before attending podiatry school, he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in biology from The University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee. After four years at Temple University, he continued his podiatric medical education by completing a three-year residency in foot and ankle surgery at Pinnacle Health Hospitals in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where he served as chief resident. Additionally, he has completed a microvascular course at the Cleveland Clinic, as well as a rotation at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics in Baltimore, Maryland. He is an active member of both the Oregon Podiatric Medical Association (OPMA) and the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), serving as the APMA-Political Action Committee coordinator, in addition to serving as a delegate from Oregon to the APMA House of Delegates. Also, he is an associate member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Merrill has been happy to provide services in Klamath Falls since 2013. When he's not at work, you can find him spending time with his wife, kids, and dog, eating cookies, or serving at church.