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James Hansel Merritt III, MD $$

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (1978)
University of Texas Medical School at Houston (1979), Ultrasound
University of Texas Medical School at Houston (1982), Ophthalmology
University of Texas Medical School at Houston (1984), Pediatric Ophthalmology
University of Texas Medical School at Houston (1983), Oculoplastic Surgery
Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • Texas Ophthalmology Association
    • Texas Medical Association
    • Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Awards and Honors

    • Named a D Magazine “Best Doctor” (2001–2002, 2004–2015, 2017)
    • Vitals.com Patients’ Choice Award (2015)
    • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
    • Published in Texas Super Doctors (2005–2015)
    • Recently, Dr. Merritt has received the Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology for his many contributions to this society.

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