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Dr. Henry Merola is a Primary Care Doctor serving patients in Waltham, MA and the surrounding communities. He earned his degree at Universita Di Pisa and completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital. He is affiliated with Newton-Wellesley Hospital and speaks English, French and Italian. His goal is to practice high quality General Internal Medicine and continue Medical Service to the greater Waltham Community begun by his family in 1937.
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Very thorough diagnosis and discussion each a every point with patient. Great doctor and wonderful human being!
Dr. Merola listens to his patients and takes his time to assess the cause of an ailment. What I liked most about him during my last visit was that he explained the rationale behind his diagnosis, which was quite a refreshing change.
Great doctor highly recommend. Busy office , recommend you arrive 10 minutes before your appointment.
If I have to go to the doctor office I'm happy it's Dr. Merola
Cutting edge medicine with an old time feel. Dr Merola is interested in the TOTAL patient! We drive an hour and a half each way to see him.
Dr. Merola is competent, caring and genuine. But you’ll probably have a long wait in the office to see him,
great bedside manner. He took the time to listen to my problem and asked detailed questions to further understand my unique situation and rule out potential causes.He had a sound multiple step path forward that included prescriptions and testing that would provide better insight into the potential cause and solution. In addition Dr Merola explained in great depth why the test were needed and what they could reveal. He also laid out a course of action for me to follow pending the test results. His office also made sure my insurance would cover the testing before I left.
Dr M firmly believes in spending face to face time with the patient and so takes the time to explain everything. Yes that adds to the wait times but on balance it seems well worth it. Bring a book or play on your phone to pass the time.
I thought it could be tiresome
Dr. Merola is by far the best doctor I have ever had, normally a little wait but it is worth it. He is extremely knowledgeable and always impresses me with his ability to quickly diagnose my symptoms and accurately, I would highly recommend him to friends and family.
The Best Doctor in all of Massachusetts.
Dr. Merola is a great doctor. he takes time to listen to you.
I could not recommend Dr. Merola more highly. He makes you feel comfortable from the minute you walk in, is super knowledgeable, and taught me a lot in a short amount of time just looking through my bloodwork results.
Very caring sincere person very detailed
Dr. Merola is well-schooled, great powers of observation, great recall powers from our previous visits, knows teh "best in the business" in the Boston Metro Area... Trystworthy
Always the BEST!
Dr. Merola always takes all the time necessary to help you. He is great.
Dr Merola is the best! He explains everything and answers questions in as much detail as needed for understanding the situation. He puts patient data together in a meaningful way. He is amazing..
He is very personable.
Yes I would
Dr Henry Merola is not only knowledgeable but also patient and listens to his patients' concerns. Highly recommend.
Dr. Merola really takes the time to listen to you and explains any questions I may have so carefully. He has such wonderful bedside manner. Because he takes so much time with each patient, the wait times can get long.
Excellent! Doctor listens to all my concerns, answers all my questions, and makes sure that I leave his office completely satisfied.
As always Dr Merola was wonderful. Listens to my issues and gives helpful information and treatment.
Dr. Merola is one of the friendliest and sharpest people I know. I trust him greatly and highly value his consultations.
The best doctor, He is.
My visit was very informative, Dr. Merola has always explained everything I have questions about, and is always concerned with how my medical needs are. Dr. Merola is one of a kind, he's the old school type of doctor. He still even makes house calls, which us unheard of in this day and age. He's one in a million. Emilio Spagnuolo Jr.
Wait time is pretty high..3rd-time experience. I have been there for annual physical and like to know about more, seems to wait for 60 mins not worth for 5-8 mins.
I <3 Dr. Merola! He is knowledgeable, patient, and you really feel like he's listening to you. He is a good doctor and a good man; he gives each patient his undivided attention and never rushes you along...to the point where he runs himself a little ragged with all the care and attention he doles out. (He deserves a vacation!) Yes, sometimes you'll wait a long time to be seen, but you know it's because he's giving the current patient plenty of time to relax and explain their needs--just like he's going to do for you. He not only keeps up with all the latest medical research, he's also extremely tech-savvy, and he knows a great deal about how insurance works. In this respect, talking to him always puts me at ease. I know that he's looking out for my best interests, always. My trick is scheduling appointments with him either first thing in the morning, or late in the day, so I can plan the rest of my day accordingly. If you can't do that, just bring your work laptop or a book with you and use your time in the waiting room wisely. It's worth the wait, trust me. I never want to go to anyone else!
All of my visits to Dr. Merola have been great. He gives you clear concise information, treats you with respect and maintains a good schedule.
The Best doctor you can visit. He is kind and Brilliant.
Waited for over an hour. He apologized on a phone call, but it seems to be a common trait with other patients that were in the waiting room with me.
Incredible doctor. Best visit I've had In years. He is by far the most thorough and thoughtful doctor I've ever been to and this was my first visit with him.
Dr Merola was very approachable and shared a lot of insights about general health and wellness. This was my first visit to Dr. Merola for a routine check up, which was thorough and quick. He even went through my labs from my last annual checkup and interpreted the values for me, giving me recommendations for things that could be improved and where I am doing well. Labs were done in the office and will be put on a portal for me to log in and view. Overall great doctor with lots of experience!!
There was an issue with the computer system that was double booking clients the first time I went in. It wasn't really an issue for me due to the way I planned my schedule and Dr. Merola's manners and know-how made up for the wait!
Came in and told him what my problem was. He checked out my knee. He gave me a shot. My knee feels so much better now.
Dr. Merola and Rosemary (nurse) are fantastic. They are very caring of their patients in both professional and personal levels. While the wait time was a little longer than I expected, Dr. Merola was not in a rush in my appointment and really took his time and care to ask questions, etc. I would highly recommend him as a Primary Care Provider.
So glad I went there I really liked Dr Merola and his staff I have a new primary doctor that I feel really comfortable and safe
Very quick and efficient. Did what needed to be done. Did not feel rushed. Great appointment
I've been seeing Dr. Merola for years and he is very considerate and kind when talking to you.
Wonderful experience, very knowledgeable with right advice.
As always, it was a pleasure being treated by Dr. Merola. He's the best in the business!
Besides the wait times, he's an excellent doctor
Have been seeing the doctor for years. I drive from 30 minutes away to see him. I could get a physician in my area but would rather stay with Dr. Merola. He is well worth the drive. People may complain about the wait time but that occurs because he is thorough with his patients and will address all of your concerns during your visit with him. You don't feel rushed or like you don't matter.
He is very personable and really cares about what is happening to you. I'm very comfortable talking to him about any/all my symptoms
Dr. Merola himself was very nice, attentive, and helpful. Took the time to ask questions and listen to the answers. Had practical advice for my migraines that I had not heard anywhere else but makes complete sense. However, I went into the exam room 50 minutes late and the nurses were not particularly helpful or professional.
Dr. Merola seems like a great doctor who seems likes to find the root cause of an issue. I liked that we discussed setting goals for my health, and started laying a olan out. I look forward to continue wokring with Dr. Merola.
Very caring, takes time to listen and takes safest ways to solve your medical issues.
Completely professional, and extremely thorough. Glad that I switched primary physicians.
Knowledgeable and caring doctor...although could do with a little less hating on Obama and the ACA. The wait time is always dreadful. Perhaps if I was retired and had nothing better to do than sit in the waiting room for an hour watching Fox News it wouldn't be so bad but if you have a job this can be painful. Why not schedule more time for each appointment so you're available for the time when you take the appointment?
He listens and responds to you. He makes you the center of the visit. You don't feel rushed.
Professional and thorough as always.
Dr Merola always takes all the time necessary with his patients. He is caring, thoughtful and great to work with. I highly recommend him.
Fantastic Dr. you feel like your a person and not just another number. Highly recommend.
Dr.Merola was great , very friendly and I felt very comfortable. This was my first appointment with him . Will be seeing him regularly for physical and etc . The wait time was very long but it happens , being in the health profession also I understand this clearly .
It was good. Friendly, approachable, caring, and answered concerns and questions.
Excellent always answers all my questions.
I've been seeing Dr. Merola over 20 years. He listens well and is always calm even when the office gets hectic. I trust his judgment 100%. I wouldn't want to see any other doctor!
Answered all my questions about my MRI and blood work. He is worth the wait.
The office is not well managed- no one greeted patients on their arrival, the sign in sheet is open for all to view- HIPPA violation; the wait time is extraordinarily long; the nurse assistant is not well versed in the software program utilized by the office; other patient information is open on the computers for viewing- HIPPA violation; the software program is frustrating to use and takes up too much time for the doctor to focus on patient care; too much emphasis is placed on checking off boxes on the computer rather than letting the doctor talk to the patient. Managed care is out of control!!!!!!
Took the time to chat discuss what I wanted to know.
Dr. Merola is one of the great, compassionate physicians left in our area. He loves working with his patients and he has helped me greatly.
Second time in a row I had to wait more than an hour for my appointment.
Wonderful compassionate Physician. Cutting edge technology and understands the symbiotic relationship between health and family dynamic. We drive 1.5 hr each way to keep him as our GP!
Good as usual
Office is totally unresponsive to telephone and email. Was required to make an appointment for a routine prescription renewal. Changing doctor.
Dr. Merola is thorough, professional and very intelligent. He also has a pleasant personality, and seems to be genuinely concerned about the welfare of his patients.
Great contact and strong clinical sense; if I did wait a while it was worth It as Dr Merola than gave me 45 minutes, considering today's problem and me as a patient as a whole: a real internal meficine approach!
As always, Dr. Merola gave me his full attention and worked to solve my issues. He cares about every patient.
Dr Merola is a very professional and kind Dr. He is thorough and persistent with his diagnoses in .any illness
Dr Merola is the best in terms of offering quality care for his patients. He truly cares and spends the time to get to know you and your health needs. Excellent diagnosis with attention to detail. The only doctor I trust for me and my family.
He tells you everything in detail. He was simply awesome.
Small office but a very painless appointment! Dr Merola is very personable but a little more chatty than I would have liked.
Great doctor, learned and established.
Honestly, best doctor I have ever had. Very smart guy and treated me well.
Cutting edge medicine with personal attention! Been our GP for over 20 years, and we would never change!
Dr. Merola is great but they are ALWAYS behind. Unless I schedule an 8am appointment, chances are good I'll be waiting for 30 minutes or more. Also, calling is a nightmare... on hold forever if you're even lucky enough to get through. Still deciding if all the hassle is worth it for a caring and attentive doctor...!
Dr. Merola has been my physician for years. I have the utmost confidence in his expertise and treatment of my medical conditions. His office staff is always congenial, polite and helpful. I have been asked by friends how I like him as a doctor and I don't hesitate to say I would recommend him to anyone seeking a primary care physician.
Outstanding and very patient doctor!
Always great to be treated by Dr. Henry Merola.
A small wait but Dr. Merola is worth it. He explains everything some you understand it. He is very thorough.
Very informative, nice gentlemen and is truly sincere. I'm glad I've chosen dr. Merola as my primary care physician
He codes things incorrectly, his front desk team have no idea how to handle medical patients, they lie about how they're charging you, and they have no desire to help you whatsoever. They want their money, to handle you as little as possible, and they you get out of their way. Highly, highly, highly would NOT recommend.
He's my PCP, so I have no issues.
Cutting edge medicine combined with old fashioned personal care. Dr Merola epitomizes the word HEALER. I drive an hour and a half each way to see him. Worth it!!
Dr. Merola is exactly what one wants in a GP. Very personable & a great doctor.
Dr. Merola is very efficient. He will explain every you need to know about your problem. He takes the time to make sure you understand. Dr. Merola has very friendly and curtious. The only problem is that he is usually running behind schedule. This is because he takes time with his patient.
Dr. Merola saw my teen-age son for the 1st time. Dr. Merola was EXTREMELY understanding and listened to my son's issues and concerns. He gave valuable feedback and options. My son felt very comfortable with Dr. Merola and excited about the plan he was given.
This guy really cares.He loves his patients
Other reviewers were correct about the wait time.....Very long wait. The doctor saw me after 1 1/2 hours of waiting. He seems polite. He didn't bother asking me about myself or background given that I was a new patient. I am not sure about going back.
Great doctor! One of the few that GENUINELY cares about you and your health! Busy doctor, so PLEASE don't add to his workload!
I echo another patient Jacob W's comments. I got exactly the same experience. They made a mistake in code, refused to correct the mistake and I ended up paying much more than I should. Be careful! "He codes things incorrectly, his front desk team have no idea how to handle medical patients, they lie about how they're charging you, and they have no desire to help you whatsoever. They want their money, to handle you as little as possible, and they you get out of their way. Highly, highly, highly would NOT recommend."
Dr. Merola is a knowledgable and caring doctor. He explains the physiology of your organism and motivates the reason for treatment. Very patient to listen your thoughts. The delays created only because of his attentive appointments to his patients.
Dr Merola combines cutting edge medicine with a wonderful personal manner! We drive from Cape Cod to see him! Worth the trip.
We drive an hour and a half to keep Dr Merola as our primary care Doctor. He provides cutting edge care with old fashioned common sense and an ability to understand his patients needs.
Long wait time (around an hour) even though I took an appointment. Otherwise the overall visit was good.
Very nice bedside manner as Dr. Merola is personable and easy to talk to. Hopefully there will improvement administratively in the office as the wait time/organization leaves much room for improvement.
I thought it was very informative. I was very comfortable and felt very at ease. I thought Dr.Merola was great and I liked the way he communicated information to me in a way I understood. I also liked the way he listened to what I had to say and anserwered all my questions.
The only complaint is towards the waiting time, but in my case there was shortage of personal, so I suppose it is better on normal days :)
Maybe you have to wait in the office until you see the doctor, but It really worth it, he is a kind, human and explain perfectly your treatment. I love Dr. Merola practice.
Great guy. I'm leaving the area - wish I could take him with me.
Dr Merola has great bedside manner and unlike so many other doctors really takes the time to explain everything. The downside of this is the waiting time is absurd so don't plan on a quick in and out trip here.
Need to wait 45 Min for schedule appointment.
Dr Merola epitomizes the word "healer". He offers cutting edge medicine with the bedside manner of a country Doctor...something that is sadly missing in many practices these days! Dr. Merola has a "total patient" approach, taking the time to ask you how things are at home...he realizes the toll that day to day stressors can take on your health! I drive 1 1/2 hrs each way to see him...and I can testify that the trip is well worth the level of care.
My visit with Henry,Merola,Md was very understanding took time to explain my health. Carol C??
Wasn't pleased with my visit. Had to wait for a long time until doctor could see me. Then my annual exam was rushed because there were a few more patients waiting for their exam after me. Don't feel I'll be back to this office again.
RoseMary is wonderful as is Dr. Merola. I would recommend to anyone.
The doctor is very knowledgeable. However, his office staff is very disorganized.
Nice guy. Long Wait.
What a pleasant experience. The doctor and staff are professional but make you feel very relaxed and comfortable. My first contact was with front desk and she was great! I was completely blown away by how helpful and kind she was. The first point of contact is crucial. I was beyond impressed with my experience. My appointment ran on time, Dr. Merola was really knowledgeable and made me feel comfortable throughout the appointment! He is extremely intelligent, a compassionate and caring person, and a truly outstanding doctor. Highly recommended.
Cutting edge medical care with a heart. Something sadly lacking in most physicians these days!
Dr. Merola is awesome. The only reason one has to wait sometimes is that he gives everyone the attention they need.
Great doctor .
Very nice person. Informative and patient to answer all questions.
Excellent doctor visit experience. Receptionist was extremely helpful and friendly getting me set up as a new patient. Doctor Merola was professional and very personable. He took interest in me as a person and not just in a rush to get me back out the door. Will recommend Dr. Merola to friends and colleagues looking for a doctor.
Best doctor around waltham area.
TWO HOUR WAIT! I can't believe the office didn't call and tell us of the delay. I couldn't get all my errands done because of the time wasted waiting and waiting! Last appointment he was 1 1/2 hours late. Amazing. In future, I will call before I leave the house to see just how far behind they are that day. Sitting in the waiting room for so long is totally non-productive!
Other then the wait, our visit was great as usual!
It was very informative to my needs. Made me feel comfortable with the issue.
Very comforting and easy to talk to.
I do not feel being respected as a patient. The first time I gave them the benefit of doubts. But their way of treating patient did not improve...
Dr Merola is a great PC physician. His office seems a bit disorganized and slow, but he is very friendly and attentive when you get to see him.
Dr. Merola is a wonderful Doctor with a strong talent for explaining medical terms in way that is easy to understand without dumbing things down. I really enjoy my visits!
Dr. Merola is the best! He gives each patient the time that he or she needs. Excellent bedside manner and very knowledgeable.
As always, he spent quality time with me. I did not feel rushed at all, even though I knew there were walk in patients waiting. He is a very caring doctor and makes me feel I'm in good hands ??
He was very attentive
I usually have to wait 20+ minutes, but unfortunately I think that is pretty normal for a small office. Aside from that, he is always efficient and helpful.
Sometimes the wait time is short, sometimes it's long. That the only downside when visiting Dr. Henry. He is very professional and always takes the time to listen to your issues and give a diagnostic. When checking lab results, he's very thorough and explains the why of each, and suggests ways to bring that back to a normal value. He's great.
Office is disorganized but Dr Merola is excellent - takes the time to explain and really thinks about what is the best treatment options.
I love my doctor. The only problem is the waiting period to see him. My appointment was at 9:45 and I didn't get in to see him until 10:30.
Dr. Merola is very professional and I feel comfortable working with him. However, the nurse drawing the blood was not very professional. I was shocked that she was texting her friends while discussing/asking me questions. She did not seem to care the patient very much. But I could wrong. She might just have a bad day.
He is AWESOME and a genuine person. He is very efficient and helpful. He is extremely knowledgeable and caring. He has humanity and is compassionate towards his patients. I highly recommend him!!
I had some lab work done a few weeks ago and Dr. Merola asked me to make a followup appointment to review the results. I was a bit nervous so I brought my wife with me. Dr. Merola sat down with both of us for half an hour and went over every single result and the importance of each result for my overall health. I am a really anxious patient and Dr. Merola is the greatest doctor I've ever had. He is calm and understanding and a great listener. I'm going to be his patient for as long as he is practicing.
Very knowledgeable and able to explain clearly. Very impressed.
Dr. Merola is an excellent PCP. Asks the right questions, finds the solution with the patient, and does it with a empathetic approach.
Very personable and not rushed.
Dr. Merola is awesome. He takes time to explain everything and makes sure questions are answered. Very professional yet personalble!
Best doctor ever! Very patient and thorough. Explains everything and answers all questions in an easy to understand manner.
Dr Merola is always a great doctor when you see him, he's methodical, professional, cautious, and is very good with explanations. He doesn't make you feel like the appointment is rushed. He orders the appropriate labs if needed and addresses all lab results and answers my questions. The reception area-checking in process may require help. It seems phones are ringing off the walls and there's not always a person there to greet you.
The best Doctor I've ever had! Takes the time to explain everything, makes sure that all your prescriptions are up to date, and covers all of your medical needs. Great guy!
There was a long wait for my appointment this time, but it seems that this was an unusual day, with a few people out sick.
Always prompt and accurate diagnosis and treatment. Dr Henry Merola is a fantastic doctor.
Dr Merola is great. He takes the time to explain any anomalies and all possible options.
I absolutely love Dr. Merola. I became his patient when I worked in Waltham and although I don't work or live near Waltham anymore, I will still visit Dr. Merola's office until he retires. For an anxious patient like myself, he is perfect. He's calm and takes time to explain energything and answer his patients' questions. He's just a wonderful doctor.
Everyone there is really nice, friendly, and professional. The wait today was a little long, but there was a lot going on - it was completely reasonable.
I live on Cape Cod and drive an hour and a half each way to see Dr Merola. That tells you how satisfied we are with his care. He is cutting edge medicine combined with old fashioned patient care.
DOCTOR CARES ABOUT HIS PATIENTS Highly Recommended
As always fantastic information and direction on my health from Dr. Merola.
Excellent... He is very nice with his patients; spends enough time, listen to all your problems. He diagnosed my problem accurately. Staff is friendly & professional. Definitely Recommend him. :)
Knowledgable and pleasant as always. Excellent experience start to finish.
We drive 3 hrs to see this Doctor. He is cutting edge science with old world compassion. A rare breed in the medical field today!
Thorough and pleasant, as always.
Cutting edge medicine, administered with compassion and concern. We drive from Cape Cod to Waltham to see him...and it's worth it!
Doctor was very professional, but was dealing with some overbooking issues that caused a slightly long wait time
Such a good doctor. He listens to you and is so kind. He explains everything to you and really takes his time with you. His staff is wonderful too!! He gives such good care.
I was the last patient, and it was a pleasure to chat with the doc. He's knowledgeable, friendly. He always tries to interpret my blood work result to me as much as he can and answer any questions. The only problem is the long waiting line. I guess the doc needs to hire someone for help. He shouldn't be involved with dealing with those paper works.. lol...
Dr. Merola and his team with Rosemary is always a pleasant experience. Detailed and caring staff.
Dr.Merola took all the effort to ensure I understand my reports after the test was done..
Excellent visit as usual. Dr. Merola always has a great bedside manner.
I loved Dr Henry Merola... he's great.
Dr. Merola is the best physician I have ever had. He and Rosemary truly care about their patients and treat them with kindness and respect. You might have to wait a bit in the office, but this is because he spends quality time with each of his patients. He answers all of your questions. I would recommend him to anyone.
Dr. Merola spent a great deal of time with me. Listened too all of my questions and patiently answered them. I've been going to Dr. Merola for 3 years now and would not go to anyone else.
Dr. Henry Merola and Rosemary make a great team. They get busy, but still know who I am when I walk through the door. I feel comfortable and confident in there presence that they care and are there to help. Personal touch runs true and it doesnt feel like a "push it along medical factory". I'm thrilled to have Dr. Merola as my PCP going through this difficult time. When I hurt my back January 24th (Saturday) I called their service line on a (Sunday) within an hour, Dr.Merola called me personally to help. Incredible! Thank you
Terrific! Gives the most detailed information and feedback on every medical test. Takes the necessary time to answer any and all questions. Other doctors could learn from him.
Dr Merola is very understanding accommodating, explains my need and the findings. Offers good suggestions and believes in natural ways to keep fit instead of too many medication. Highly recommended.
Very personable, kind, and respectful doctor. Would highly recommend.
Excellent physician, very knowledgeable, caring, listens to patient's questions and concerns. Very rare to find such nice physician nowadays.
Dr. Merola is one of those rare medical physicians who actually listens to you and takes time to speak in a caring manner and has the capacity to relate and respond to your issue. Happy to have found him.
Great and detail oriented doctor! Highly recommended!!!
Dr. Merola is an excellent knowledgeable physician. I am comforted knowing he is my PCP.
Excellent doctor, the way all PCPs should be. It seemed to be a crazy day with some of the staff out on vacation or illness but Dr Merola took the time to explain everything to me even though I was just in for an annual physical. The office was a little underwhelming and the staff felt overwhelmed but willing to give them a second chance based on the excellent doctor.
Always a pleasure.
He's so kind and thorough. He teaches you so much and you feel like he really cares about you.
Wait time was extra long because the office manager was out, so it was just the doctor and nurse's assistant, but otherwise it was a wonderful visit! It was my first time in, and even though they were very busy and Dr. Merola seemed tired, he answered all of my questions and made sure that I was all set before sending me on my way. He was very warm and friendly and his bedside manner was amazing. Very personable and courteous. I'm actually looking forward to the next time I get to meet with him!
Dr. Merola is easily the most friendly, knowledgeable and explanatory Doctor that I have ever experienced. Not only was his knowledge on my particular symptoms vast, but his knowledge on medicine, his profession and the history of the two incomparable to any doctors i've visited in the past. Dr. Merola is an excellent doctor and someone that I can see personally caring about each and every one of his patients.
Very personal and professional, as always
I have been seeing Dr. Merola for over 10 years and he is the best primary care doctor that I have ever had. Professionalism and has a wealth of knowledge. He helped save my life after I was diagnosed with stage III cancer. He's the best!
It was a crazy day at Dr. Merola's office today-- crowded, busy, receptionist MIA... it is NOT usually that long of a wait! But everybody waited, rather than go to someone else. The technician was sweet, helpful, and honest about the situation. When it was my turn to go back, Dr. Merola remembered me and gave me his full attention. He didn't even seem tired, despite the fact that he was the only doctor. He was sharp, kind, and funny, and managed to be very efficient without rushing me out the door. He heard me out, checked some things, explained my options, and I felt significantly better just a few hours later. If you are looking for a doctor who will use data, well-rounded expertise, and decades of experience to understand you, Dr. Merola will provide you with thorough care and genuine concern. He is good at looking for causes as well as treating the symptoms. If you are in a time crunch, he may not be your first choice, but if I were you, I would put your other commitments on hold and see him anyway. He's worth the wait.
My visit with Dr. Merola was of a professional manner. The staff was pleasant, caring, and asked me my concerns. It was all about me. We the doctor saw me I got his undivided attention. I left his office with a gratifying feeling.
He is so smart and compassionate. He listens to you and answers any questions. He is the best doctor I have ever been to. You know he is a doctor because he cares so much about helping people. RoseMary is wonderful as well...They are so kind and helpful. I tell all my friends to see him. I have chronic issues and he just has taken such good care of me.
Very thorough explanation of my test results.
He is a great doctor, such great energy. I loved my first visit.
Dr Merola is an "old time" family Doctor who possesses cutting edge diagnostic skills. He takes the time to ask the important questions...how's the family, what's going on in your life...both of which bear an enormous impact on our health. He is light years ahead in regard to new treatment modalities, offering his patients the newest medications with detailed instructions on their use. Both my husband and myself drive over one and a half hours to see him! It's a small price to pay for the level of care We have received through the years.
Everything is perfect except for the long wait time. They seem to run short staffed. But they're trying everything they can do speed things up. Nice, professional doc and of course a great person in the first place.
I've been on the hunt for a good doctor to do a basic annual checkup. Dr. Merola was not it for me. Dr. Merola is a pleasant gentleman. I had no issues with him as an individual. As a practitioner, I was surprised to find that the annual wellness check was almost exclusively just dialogue with minimal actual physical examination. I was also particularly disappointed by repeat robocalls and contacts from his office that continued even YEARS after I had already informed the practice I had moved on to another doctor.
Dr. Merola possesses an empathetic calming and Informative approach to his practice. No matter the condition for each visit his medical advice and personable manner is commendable. Thank you
Doctor and staff couldn't have been more attentive and caring. Went out of their way to make me feel comfortable.
highly skilled doctor takes time to listen and really cares
very caring doctor
I went to Dr. Henry Merola for a general health check up and an allergy panel test. Pros: 1. Obtaining an appointment was extremely easy (thru ZocDoc online portal) and all results of my visit are available online thru another patient gateway portal. 2. Dr. Merola was very friendly and re-assuring. Through personal experience, I feel that Dr. Merola is the person who does not overly dramatize things and gives you a clear picture of your situation. He also does not indulge in scare tactics and unnecessarily recommend tests and so on. 3. Dr. Merola is spot on in his analysis and takes the time to know his patients. My first visit almost took 45 minutes, in which he asked me about my background and made an effort to understand my medical history. 4. Dr. Merola uses modern equipment and test methods to make both our lives easier. Cons: 1. Wait time is too much. I waited an hour in spite of being on time. 2. The most frustrating part was that, the tests I had come in for could not be completed. I wanted to get an allergy panel and blood work done; however, the person who did the blood work was unavailable. I had asked the doctor's assistant over the phone (a day before the appointment) if it was possible to do the tests I needed - and they had said yes. However, when I saw the doctor, I was informed that the tests cannot be done! This completely threw me off. They were extremely busy that day and one person was managing everything; hence the mis-communication I was told. Hence, I have to schedule another appointment to get the required tests done. Overall, satisfied.
Dr. Merola and his staff are excellent!
He was very helpful and patient. Great guy.
Dr Merola is wonderful. He takes the necessary time required to answer my questions and asses my health situation. He's the best PCP I've ever had.
I visited this doctor for an ongoing issue I was having. He gave me a pretty grim diagnosis and was ready to medicate me for it without even running any tests. Once I took the necessary tests for it, I nervously waited all week for the results but no response. The next week the doctor went on vacation without sending me the results, and there was no covering doctor available to get the results or treatment from. The doctor called me almost 2 weeks after the appointment to tell me the results, which were not what he diagnosed me at the appointment and what I had was pretty mild and in line with what I had thought it was from the start. It was a very scary, and nerve-racking 2 weeks, waiting to hear the results of the tests and thinking I might have what he diagnosed me with. Not to mention that the doctor should have known how to identify this condition at the time of the appointment, and not have been so quick to give me such a scary prognosis without conducting the appropriate tests first. I also needlessly suffered with my condition for 2 weeks without any treatment. This experience was a total nightmare!!
Good doctor. Long wait time. Simple as that.
As my first visit it was excellent.
Dr. Merola is very considerate and personable. He takes the time to address concerns and has a innate ability to explain events and circumstances in a easily digestible manner. The only minor issue that I noticed was that the initial form that I filled out detailing my medical history which was not initially observed, very minor considering that I was able to bring up all the items that I had concerns about as my exam progressed. Thank you for the pleasant experience.
He was very personable and a pleasure to work with. Highly recommended
Dr Merola is the quintessential family Doctor; something that is a rarity in today's technological world. He is cutting edge in his medical knowledge and quick to suggest new and exciting ideas and alternatives. He realizes that your health affects the entire family and takes a personal interest in his patients day to day challenges. We live on Cape Cod and are more than willing to endure the drive to have Dr Merola as our primary Doctor.
Dr. Merola is great! Very knowledgeable and caring. Always willing to listen and help. Definitely highly recommended!
Dr Merola is the type of primary care practitioner everyone should have. Caring, compassionate and cutting edge...he takes his time and looks at the TOTAL patient! We drive 1 1/2 hrs each way to keep him as our a primary! A trip well worth taking!
All I can say that he is very nice doctor. A must recommend.....
He's been my PCP for many years. Great and very thorough physician.
Dr Merola always takes the time to provide the best of care. All of my questions get answered.
Always late. Prescribes antibiotics way too quick and often. Once gave me a prescription over the phone without even seeing me, turned out to be a completely different issue.
All the other reviews lived up to expectations. He's excellent.
He actually spent time with me much like any other doctor
best doctor deserves more money really cares about his patients
Dr. Merola is as conscientious a doctor as I have ever met. He is thorough and above all a great listener.
Nothing short of productive/progressive/engaging. As always, of course.
It was excellent. He is one of the best doctors I have ever had. He is so warm hearted and explains everything so well. I will definitely be recommending him to people I know.
dr merola has been my personal physician for a little over four years and i have never been less than completely satisfied with him.
Dr Merola is a true professional!
Very personable, nice bedside manner, answered all my questions, a very nice experience.
Dr. Henry Merola was fantastic! He is my new PCP!
Great doc! Nice to have a professional who listens.
One of the best doctors I have seen in my life.
One of the few remaking old guard physicians. We need more guys like him.
I find Dr. Merola, MD to be very attentive to my illness concerns, really goes the extra mile to help in making you feel better. I highly recommend him to any one who needs a good doctor. Maria
He is the best doctor ever... He listens and takes the time to explain things to you. His staff is wonderful as well. I recommend him to all my friends.
Dr Merola always provides caring and personal care.
DR. Merola keeps my health in excellent condition.
My visit was insightful and very reassuring. Dr Merola knows his onions no doubt.
He has good clinical acumen.
He talks a bit....but he's medically knowledgeable
Dr. Merola was warm and very knowledgeable with a lot of compassion.
Dr. Merola is the best!
First doctor I've seen that actually cared about his patients. He took the took to actually thoroughly explain everything to me and made sure all my questions and needs were taken care of. It was really refreshing to see a doctor who actually cares about his parents' well being and actually stays patient the entire time. He's easily the most patient and caring doctor I've ever seen. The waiting time can be quite long and there can be many interruptions during your appointment since Dr. Merola is the only doctor in the practice, but it's all worth it for the kind of treatment he provides you.
Good experience, very friendly and easy to talk with about medical concerns/conditions. Had to wait too long before I was able to see the doctor.
He is an excellent doctor and better human! So kind, so compassionate, explain very clear everything he give you the time you need, no rush with him.
Hes a wonderful guy and really spends the time to resolve your problems
Dr Merola is very thorough in his explanations. .very patience every time. He listens and is a genuine good doctor.
He is very kind, takes his time and is really interested in helping
Great and very informative, always willing to listen and help!
Dr. Merola is the kindest doctor I have ever seen. He is very nice, very kind, and very caring. He understands me very well, and try to help as much as he can. Highly recommended!!!
Very knowledgeable guy and willing to listen to you and talk about healthcare in America. Very pleasant to talk to and knows what he's doing. Definitely highly recommended!
Dr. Merola took the time to listen and explain my situation. I left his office confident in the next steps and with all my questions answered. I didn't mind to wait for a few minutes, my appointment was the last appointment of the week and I knew this might happen -- I also knew he as a good magazine selection ; )
Dr. Henry Merola is very professional and knowledgeable. Staff are also professional and caring. I highly recommend.
I love the passion I see spark in him when he does his work on me. When he thinks out loud and basically recites the process of elimination of possible issues - it is amazing.
Dr. Merola is great! He's a pleasure to talk to and does an exceptional job of explaining how various parts of the body work and what you can do to keep yourself in tip top shape if something is acting up. You definitely leave feeling like you're in good hands. Highly recommend!
Dr. Merola was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable, my wife and I enjoyed our first visit and will definitely be going back!
He's very smart and explained everything in detail.
Great guy. Explains everything clearly and intelligently
Dr. Merola is a fine doctor, he really does listen and help you out to make your like so much better, also, he follows up personally if there should be any extra attention to your results. I am greatful for all his patience, and the time he give me to take care my needs.
He is best doctor and very friendly. I like him a lot.
Very professional bedside manner. Wonderful doctor. But very long wait.
Very caring, honest, trustworthy and knowledgeable.
Dr Merola is the last of a dying breed...a Doctor who actually LISTENS to his patients...takes time to find out what is going on in their life, since this has an enormous impact on their health...shares cutting edge medical information...works hard to educate his patients in nutrition and general health care specific to their medical needs. We drive one and a half hours each way to see this Doctor, when we could most likely find a GP much closer to home.
Dr. Merola is an incredibly attentive and knowledgeable doctor.
He is great! Very intelligent, wise, as well as caring. A true doc who takes great care to evaluate your condition until reaching a root cause. I get great tips for healthier living from him. I also know that if there is a real urgent issue, they can sometimes squeeze me in, because they care! I don't mind longer wait times, knowing that they are doing that when it's truly needed.
Very nice doctor and friendly staff. Just a simple visit for annual physician exam. So cannot tell more.
Dr Merola is fantastic!
Very professional and Attentive.
I was able to make and reschedule appointments easily
Very nice doctor. The staff seem overwhelm.
Dr. Merola and his staff were timely and accomodating despite their very busy office and my last-minute appointment. Dr. Merola was caring and helpful, listened to my concerns and was very generous in sharing his knowledge of my symptoms. He was thorough and took samples for testing even though I had not requested this on my own, just because he believed it was the right thing to do. He also explained why the tests were being done, and how I would be able to follow up on them in the near future. His staff administered the tests expertly without adding much to my overall in-office time. I was very peasantly surprised and would definitely recommend Dr. Merola to anyone looking for a new physician.
I really liked Dr. Merola! He was very genial and I loved that he explained to me why something was, not just told me. He knew what he was talking about without being stiff as so many doctors are. I would see him again for sure!
Everything went smoothly and as planned. The online booking streamlined everything on my (the patient's) side. Dr. Merola is a great guy with lots of experience and a powerful network; he brings a lot to his patients.
Fantastic experience. Very knowledgeable and personable. I will definitely recommend him to others.
Very nice. Will definitely go back.
It was great except for the wait. I think that's just a tradeoff of going to someone with an individual practice - if one patient is late, the whole system gets backed up. They were super-nice about it, though, and it clearly wasn't their fault. I will be going back.
Dr. Merola was excellent! Truly cares about his patients.
very good - would recommend
I appreciated that he saw me briefly after i waited too long and gave me a new appointment as desired and even will come in earlier that day!
Dr. Merola is an excellent doctor. He adds a personal touch in dealing with me as a patient. I will continue to use him as my PCP. The only issue was a long wait. Other than that I'm completely satisfied.
He was friendly and thorough. He was sensitive to my time constraints and immediately connected me to the resources I needed.
Explained everything well and listened carefully.
Dr. Merola, after finding out I was attending theology school, asked me about my views on abortion....super awkward.
Nice guy. Very personable and down to earth?
Decent doc and a nice guy. Covered all the bases on my physical.
He was great...the hour plus wait time was not!
Excellent, compassionate, intelligent and thorough doctor.
I thought that Dr. Merola was very explicit in explaining what was wrong. He was also helpful with some other health issues that I have,and took the time to talk to me about them. The only complaint that I would have is the waiting time. There are way too many pages to fill in before the visit.
I've been seeing Dr. Merola for years. He is an expert in the wide-ranging field of primary care medicine, never disappointing me regarding diagnosis or prescription of appropriate medication, and while there's usually something of a wait I know it's because he's giving all of his patients the same care and attention he gives me.
REally nice person and very friendly to paitents