Clinical Leadership

Robert Merrell

Robert Merrell, MD, FACP

Vice President, Clinical Risk Support


Robert Merrell, MD, is vice president of clinical risk support at DaVita Kidney Care and has also been a private-practice nephrologist for 25 years, serving patients at Kidney Specialists of Southern Nevada for most of that time. He has served as medical director at several DaVita Kidney Care centers over the years and now oversees DaVita’s Siena Henderson Dialysis Center in Henderson, Nevada. He is board-certified in nephrology and internal medicine and is a fellow in the American College of Physicians, and received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

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