Specializing in Women's Health - Dr. Joe P. Merritt has been a fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Since 1976. Are You Experiencing Pelvic Pain or Abnormal Bleeding? - We specialize in treatment for women. Contact Dr. Joe P. Merritt today for an appointment. You and Your Baby Deserve the Best in Prenatal Care - It's important to find a doctor you can trust with all your questions and treatment.

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About Dr. Joe P Merritt

  • Undergraduate degree: Oklahoma State University; Stillwater, Oklahoma
    • Graduation date: 1969
  • Medical school attended: Washington University; St. Louis, Missouri
    • Graduation date: 1974
  • Board certification date: 1976
  • Elected as fellow in the American College of Obstetrics
    and Gynecology: 1976 (FACOG)

Dr. Merritt was born in Oklahoma City and lived in both Oklahoma and Missouri as a child. After graduating high school in Oklahoma City, he attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Once he completed his undergraduate degree, he attended Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University-Barnes Hospital. He practiced and taught at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita for 11 years before returning to Oklahoma City. He has been in private practice in Oklahoma City, with some intermittent teaching responsibilities, since 1985.

Dr. Merritt has served as a consultant in gynecology and obstetrics to the US Veterans Administration, the Strategic Air Command and US Air Force. He was medical director for the Sooner Health Plan, PPO, Wellcor American and HMO when these were owned and operated by Integris, Deaconess and Mercy hospitals, among others. He has served several terms as chairman of the Obstetrics-Gynecology and Pediatrics department at Deaconess Hospital.

Dr. Merritt has a special interest in the investigation and treatment of recurring and hard-to-cure vaginal infections and the evaluation and treatment of pelvic pain and abnormal vaginal bleeding.