Meet Dr. Merra

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Patient Ratings and Comments

Overall Rating

4.7 out of 5 (181 Ratings, 76 Comments)
Global
4.9/5
Physician Communication Quality
4.9/5
Office Staff Quality
4.9/5
Access to Care 3 month
4.8/5
Care Coordination
4.1/5

Recent Comments

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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09/24/2020

*Dr. Merra was wonderful - She listened to my concerns. She was kind and compassionate. On time. Very professional.
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09/24/2020

Good experience.
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09/23/2020

Love *Dr. Merra.
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08/29/2020

excellent care, was taken on time, Dr. Meara was very easy to talk with about some concerns I had. she took her time, was not rushed, and think she is wonderful.
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08/28/2020

Excellent, _____ workers!
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08/26/2020

*Dr. Merra is always patient and addresses my concerns in a timely manner.
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08/24/2020

very good
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08/18/2020

great experience
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08/03/2020

Very satisfied with the provider.
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08/01/2020

good experience
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07/27/2020

The visit went smoothly and I received the information on the condition of my knee that I wanted.
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07/23/2020

Staff & medical providers are all very patient focused.
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07/21/2020

very positive
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07/20/2020

I have been coming to south shore orthopedics for years and am impressed by the caring and competent staff, from the office to the nurses to the doctors. I feel I get the best care possible.
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07/18/2020

always accommodating
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07/09/2020

As always, I had a very good experience during my recent visit with my provider, Dr. Merra.
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07/06/2020

great service it was an appointment after urgent care on holiday was given an appointment swiftly
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07/04/2020

Excellent care by Dr. Merra - (as I have had before) - I was not able to see anyone when the injury occured so it was after the fact -Very please she, as always, was assuring and informative.
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06/30/2020

Services and practitioners are very patient focused
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06/29/2020

good
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06/29/2020

Dr. Merra has been kind and attentive treating me for my injury that has significantly changed my life. I am grateful for her expertise.
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06/21/2020

very nice doctor.
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06/16/2020

best possible experience
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06/16/2020

perfect regarding time, safety, process, shots.
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06/16/2020

I came for a cortisone shot in my shoulder for 'frozen shoulder' - follow-up to August 2019 original shot by Dr. McConville.
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06/15/2020

dr merra is a kind compassionate doctor who takes the time to listen to your health issues and gives very good guidance and advice.
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06/11/2020

I had extremely visit with *Dr. Merra.
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06/11/2020

*Dr. Merra always treated me good.
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06/11/2020

*Dr. Merra gave me a shot of cortisone for a recurring soreness on a finger on my left hand. It immediately began to feel better.
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06/04/2020

I have a recurring problem with fingers on my left hand. Dr. Merra always is able to resolve my problem with quick and efficient time.
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06/03/2020

Very satisfied. - Would definitely recommend *Dr. Merra.
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06/01/2020

I was sent to Dr Merra because Dr Devin has retired. I was extremely pleased with her.
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05/27/2020

Because of COVID; everything; including phone calls is a breeze! KV
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05/26/2020

*Dr. Merra is a very special dr. for me. Very warm and understanding.
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05/26/2020

EXCELLENT.
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05/15/2020

The doctor gave me a Cortisone shot. It has helped a lot.
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05/12/2020

I appreciate Dr Merra very much as she does listen, add suggestions and provide compassionate care!
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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