CHRISTOPHER A. MERRELL, MD

Interventional Pain Management

CHRISTOPHER A. MERRELL, MD

Interventional Pain Management
Christopher A. Merrell, MD - Lowcountry Orthopaedics, Charleston, SC

Biography

Dr. Christopher Merrell and his wife Kelly Merrell moved to Charleston in 2007. Originally from Dayton, Ohio, he majored in Zoology at Miami University and received his medical degree at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 2003. After completing residency at the Virginia Commonwealth University, he practiced and taught at The Medical University of South Carolina in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery for five years before joining Lowcountry Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in 2012.

He enjoys trying to figure out why his patients are hurting and challenges himself with formulating plans to help his patients function and feel better. His fields of expertise are: electrodiagnostic testing (EMG), comprehensive physical rehabilitation, diagnostic and therapeutic injections, spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain, nonsurgical orthopedic care, and treatment of recreational athletes.

He works with his wife, Kelly Merrell, Nurse Practitioner, and Alyssa Grant, Physicians Assistant.

Areas of Expertise

Electrodiagnostic Testing (EMG)

Comprehensive Physical Rehabilitation

Diagnostic & Therapeutic Injections

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Pain

Education & Training

M.D.

Ohio State University of Medicine

Columbus, OH

B.A.

Miami University

Oxford, OH

INTERNSHIP

Kettering Medical Center

Kettering, OH

RESIDENCY

Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia

Richmond, VA

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Certification & Licensure

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Electrodiagnostic Medicine

STATE LICENSURE

South Carolina

Education & Training

M.D.

Ohio State University of Medicine

Columbus, OH

B.A.

Miami University

Oxford, OH

INTERNSHIP

Kettering Medical Center

Kettering, OH

RESIDENCY

Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia

Richmond, VA

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Certification & Licensure

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Electrodiagnostic Medicine

STATE LICENSURE

South Carolina

Contact Us

Office Phone

(843) 797-5050

Office Headquarters

2880 Tricom Street
North Charleston, SC 29406

NORTH CHARLESTON

2880 Tricom St.
North Charleston, SC 29406

CLEMENTS FERRY

1951 Clements Ferry Rd.
Charleston, SC 29492

OAKBROOK CENTER

93B Springview Ln.
Summerville, SC 29485

MRI CENTER

93B Springview Ln.
Summerville, SC 29485

DOWNTOWN SUMMERVILLE

130 E 3rd N Street
Summerville, SC 29483

SURGERY CENTER

93A Springview Ln.
Summerville, SC 29485

ORTHO AFTER HOURS

Now open at our North Charleston location Monday through Thursday from 5pm to 7pm and Saturdays from 8 am to Noon.

ON THE SIDELINES

Our athletic trainers have the experience and equipment needed to provide on-the-spot sports medicine for your players.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Our Occupational Therapists treat patients with upper extremity injuries through the therapeutic use of everyday exercises.

MRI

We offer magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in-house, which simplifies scheduling, insurance authorization, and filing.

WORKERS’ COMP

We work directly with employers, occupational clinics, case managers, adjusters, and insurance companies to provide rapid treatment.

SURGERY CENTER

Our freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center provides an efficient, cost-effective alternative to the traditional hospital stay.

ROBOTICS JOINT REPLACEMENT

ExcelsiusGPS™

If you are experiencing chronic back pain that is unresponsive to non-surgical treatment, you may be a candidate for minimally invasive spine surgery.

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