Meet Dr. Merra

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Patient Ratings and Comments

Overall Rating

4.6 out of 5 (178 Ratings, 65 Comments)
Global
4.8/5
Physician Communication Quality
4.8/5
Office Staff Quality
4.8/5
Access to Care 3 month
4.4/5
Care Coordination
4.1/5

Recent Comments

08/27/2021

*Dr. Merra had always been very helpful to me. She listens and gives me her best advice.
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08/25/2021

Very happy with *Dr. Merra.
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08/16/2021

Excellent care! Staff attentive and helpful
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08/16/2021

Very satisfied! *Dr. Merra's receptionist - *Sue was wonderful - as always!
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08/12/2021

Excellent care overall!
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08/10/2021

Any time I have had an appointment with Dr. Merra, I feel I am talking to a friend as well as a doctor. She is a pleasure to have her as my doctor.
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07/23/2021

Extremely happy with *Dr. Merra.
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07/20/2021

*Dr. Merra was very thorough and informative. It was a pleasure to receive treatment from her.
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07/20/2021

*Dr. Merra pinpointed injection - almost instant relief.
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07/17/2021

Good experience. No complaints
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07/13/2021

At SSO I always get excellent treatment. All questions are answered. The doctors and staff members treat me with care and concern while addressing any medical issues.
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07/12/2021

Very efficient operation but friendly staff. Overall a very good experience.
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07/06/2021

Excellent service very professional
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07/06/2021

GREAT EXPERIENCE-SHE WAS KIND AND VERY SYMPETHIC
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07/06/2021

Extremely happy will with Dr. Merra.. Would recommend her to anyone
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06/30/2021

I went for a knee shot which I have been doing for several years for arthritis.
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06/29/2021

I was seen on time - provider reviewed X-rays and proceeded to administer treatment.
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06/19/2021

dr meara, couldn't be more thoughtful or kind. She is a very special person.
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06/16/2021

I am being treated for knee problems (arthritis)and having shots every six months. I am very pleased with Dr/ Merra
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05/24/2021

Dr. Merra is the consummate professional. I am lucky to have her on my health care team...a total pro!
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05/18/2021

the dr was awesome
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04/28/2021

Excellent service.
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04/27/2021

*Dr. Merra is excellent would recommend her to my family or friend. She wasn't in a hurry and spent a great deal time with me.
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04/24/2021

lwonderful
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04/22/2021

I had a very good experience with *Dr. Merra. Very positive. She made me feel very comfortable.
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04/20/2021

Very happy with my care at SSO. Dr. Merra and Dr. McConville are wonderful physicians.
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03/24/2021

Provider provided a clear assessment about my injury and progress and responded to my questions.
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03/24/2021

everything went fine
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03/23/2021

Dr. Merra is great saw her last visit !
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03/22/2021

good and informative
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03/19/2021

Excellent care. *Dr. Merra's assessment gave me peace of mind that it was ok to proceed with physical therapy despite the swelling and pain.
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03/13/2021

Great experience working with Dr.Merra to resolve an on-going problem with an injury to my hip area.
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03/08/2021

the reason not seen within 15 minutes of appointment is because I had an X-ray first
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03/07/2021

This office works as a well oiled machine. Everyone is friendly & knowledgeable. I saw Dr. Metra & she was my doctor for several years. I've seen her intermittently over the years. She is always very friendly, takes the time to explain things & doesn't rush you. I just love her.
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03/04/2021

I liked *Dr. Merra very much. She has a kind, calming attitude. She... an injection in my shoulder which helped a great deal with the pain.
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02/22/2021

Thanks
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02/09/2021

I feel confident that I will get the care and explanations I need
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02/09/2021

Keep up the good work Thank You
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02/07/2021

Excellent. Couldn't of asked for any better experience than I had
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02/01/2021

Very pleased with service
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01/29/2021

Able to get app. quickly reasonable wait time. Dr. was thorough order additional test call with results as soon as she received them.
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01/21/2021

Received a cortisone shot in my left shoulder.
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01/12/2021

great
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01/12/2021

my shoulder hurts
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01/12/2021

Dr. Mera is thoughtfu Dr Mera is a very skilled and caring physician. I would highly recommend her.
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01/11/2021

fantastic
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01/05/2021

I see several speciality providers from So. Shore Orthopedics and I have always been satisfied with all care from my doctors.
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12/31/2020

*Dr. Merra has taken very good care of my problem.
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12/28/2020

The doctors and staff are always professional & courteous. I have sent several people to this office over the years and they all agree.
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12/26/2020

Good experience. Doctor sympathized with injury and did a thorough exam. ordered MRI. Shortly after the MRI I received a call from the doctor explaining my results and next steps. Right on top of things
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12/15/2020

Great service good Doctor
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12/12/2020

I receive wonderful care at South Shore Orthopedics
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12/08/2020

I had seen Dr. James Devin for 30 years or so. He was always very helpful. When he retired, we asked for a recommendation and he suggested Dr. Merra. I am so happy he did so!!
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12/02/2020

This is my 2nd experience with So. Shore Orthopedics and both were excellent - had *Dr. K. for fx ankle (2015) and Dr. Merra for fx patella - both excellent.
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11/28/2020

*Dr. Merra is great, I saw her 3 times over 3 weeks and she was kind, respectful and knowledgeable.
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11/17/2020

no problems everyone was very nice
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11/17/2020

always positive
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11/14/2020

I was sent to rehab to help the shoulder and the rotator cuff. It is getting better, but taking some time to get there.
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11/14/2020

I have always had a great experience with South Shore Orthopedics.
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11/14/2020

Dr. Merra has a kind approach and put my daughter at ease when she examined my daughter's arm.
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11/14/2020

I had extreme pain in my right foot and took a chance on seeing a physician that day the front desk understood how much pain I was in and found an open appointment with Dr Merra who was wonderful. I had xrays and got an MRI, Im feeling better and was very grateful I was able to see to see the DR,
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11/10/2020

all went well
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11/09/2020

Dr Merra is wonderful and I always feel like she listens to my concerns and provides solutions
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11/09/2020

I called for an appointment as I was in great pain in my shoulder and really appreciated Dr. Merra fitting me into her schedule that very afternoon. Thanks.
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11/09/2020

Shots for knee pain 3 times
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Specializing In

General Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatric and Adolescent Injuries
Runner’s Injuries

Medical Degree

Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC

Internship

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Residency

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
Boston, MA – General Surgery
Tufts-New England Medical Center
Boston, MA – Orthopedic Surgery

Chief Residency

Reconstructive Surgery/Total Joint Replacement
New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

South Shore Hospital, South Weymouth, MA – Active Staff

Professional Memberships

AAOS   American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
MOA    Massachusetts Orthopedic Association