Andrea Merrill, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery

Andrea Merrill
617.638.8609
72 E. Concord Street

Biography

Andrea Merrill, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and a Surgical Oncologist at Boston Medical Center. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery. She has particular interest and advanced training in the care of patients with breast cancer and endocrine diseases and cancer. Dr. Merrill earned her undergraduate and medical degrees at Tufts University. She completed residency training in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. While there, she performed research on breast cancer outcomes and completed an editorial fellowship at the New England Journal of Medicine. She then completed an advanced clinical fellowship in Complex Surgical Oncology at The Ohio State University. Dr. Merrill has also been very active in the Association for Women Surgeons and served as the resident and fellow committee chair during her chief year of surgery residency. She co-wrote the grant for their national coaching project and randomized controlled trial. Additionally, Dr. Merrill has published research in numerous journals and presented her findings at nationally recognized conferences. Dr. Merrill works closely with other Boston Medical Center physicians and staff to provide personalized and coordinated multidisciplinary breast cancer care.

Education

  • Tufts University School of Medicine, MD
  • Tufts University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 1/22/2024

    Kobzeva-Herzog A, O'Shea T, Young S, Kenzik K, Zhao X, Slanetz P, Phillips J, Merrill A, Cassidy MR. ASO Visual Abstract: Breast Cancer Screening and BI-RADS Scoring Trends Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic in an Academic Safety-Net Hospital. Ann Surg Oncol. 2024 Jan 22. PMID: 38253951.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/13/2024

    Annesi CA, Woods AP, Kim NE, Pearce EN, Merrill AL, McAneny D, Drake FT. Limited English Proficiency and Graves' Disease at an Urban Safety Net Hospital. J Surg Res. 2024 Jan 13; 296:56-65. PMID: 38219507.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/9/2024

    Merrill AL. The Student's Overture. Ann Surg. 2024 Jan 09. PMID: 38193313.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/4/2024

    Kobzeva-Herzog A, O'Shea T, Young S, Kenzik K, Zhao X, Slanetz P, Phillips J, Merrill A, Cassidy MR. Breast Cancer Screening and BI-RADS Scoring Trends Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic in an Academic Safety-Net Hospital. Ann Surg Oncol. 2024 Jan 04. PMID: 38177460.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/28/2023

    Beaulieu-Jones BR, Ha EJ, Fefferman A, Wang J, Chung SH, Tseng JF, Merrill A, Sachs TE, Ko NY, Cassidy MR. Association of Race, Ethnicity, Language, and Insurance with Time to Treatment Initiation Among Women with Breast Cancer at an Urban, Academic, Safety-Net Hospital. Ann Surg Oncol. 2024 Mar; 31(3):1608-1614. PMID: 38017122.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/4/2023

    Wang CN, Shah M, Cerier E, Wang TN, Craig-Lucas A, Merrill AL, Finkelstein JB, Badalato GM. The impact of procedural activities on musculoskeletal pain experienced by pregnant surgeons. Am J Surg. 2024 Jan; 227:90-95. PMID: 37845110.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2023

    Merrill AL. Beautiful. Ann Intern Med. 2023 Oct; 176(10):1430. PMID: 37844309.

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  • Published on 10/1/2023

    Chung SH, Romatoski KS, Rasic G, Beaulieu-Jones BR, Kenzik K, Merrill AL, Tseng JF, Cassidy MR, Sachs TE. ASO Visual Abstract: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Delays to Breast Cancer Surgery-Ripples or Waves? Ann Surg Oncol. 2023 Oct; 30(10):6104-6105. PMID: 37535273.

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  • Published on 9/1/2023

    Chung SH, de Geus SWL, Shewmaker G, Romatoski KS, Drake FT, Ko NY, Merrill AL, Hirsch AE, Tseng JF, Sachs TE, Cassidy MR. ASO Visual Abstract: Axillary Lymph Node Dissection is Associated with Improved Survival for Men with Invasive Breast Cancer and Sentinel Node Metastasis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2023 Sep; 30(9):5621-5622. PMID: 37202569.

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  • Published on 8/1/2023

    Chung SH, Romatoski KS, Rasic G, Beaulieu-Jones BR, Kenzik K, Merrill AL, Tseng JF, Cassidy MR, Sachs TE. Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Delays to Breast Cancer Surgery: Ripples or Waves? Ann Surg Oncol. 2023 Oct; 30(10):6093-6103. PMID: 37526751.

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