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Areas of Interest
Breast, thyroid and gastrointestinal cancers
- Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, Doctor of Medicine
- Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Radiation Oncology
Patient Stories Featuring Dr. Merfeld:
Pauline Mason was enjoying her job of 25 years as a storeroom clerk, spending time with her grown children and grandchildren, and looking forward to retirement. Then, she heard the “C” (cancer) word. Read more.
New Rehab Therapy Rolled Out
Most people take for granted the ability to easily raise their arms over their head. But Sandy Likes has a new appreciation for that simple act. Read more.
A Silver Lining
Kathie McWhirter considers herself blessed. The warm, friendly Mt. Pleasant woman sees only the silver lining of any cloud on her horizon. Even breast cancer. Read more.
Thriving After Cancer
When breast cancer survivor Melinda Tomsic completed Thrive, Mercy’s cancer fitness & wellness program, she was eight lbs. lighter and 3" smaller around the waist. Read more.
The A-Team Approach to Cancer Care
Fighting breast cancer alone is one fear patients at Mercy Women’s Center will never have to face. No one knows that better than Jerrie Bourgo, Cedar Rapids. Read more.
AMA, IMA, American College of Radiation Oncology, American College of Radiology, American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology, Linn County Medical Society
Board certified in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology.