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Dale Merrell, M.D.

Dale Merrell, M.D.

Dr. Merrell received his medical training at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. Dr. Merrell is past President, Riverside Hospital Medical Staff and Chief of Gastroenterology, Riverside Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida.  He has participated as Principal and Sub-investigator of numerous clinical trials. Dr. Merrell continues his dedication to the advancement of Gastroenterology as a lead investigator of clinical studies at the Borland Groover Clinic.

Office locations

St. Vincent’s / Dillon Building Office

Practicing since



  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 1983



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Professional Clinical Positions

Professional Clinical Positions
1998 - Present Borland-Groover Clinic, P.A. Jacksonville, Florida
1993 – 1998 First Coast Medical Group Jacksonville, Florida
1994 – 1996 Chief of Gastroenterology, Riverside Hospital Jacksonville, Florida
1991 – 1993 President, Riverside Hospital Medical Staff, Riverside Hospital Jacksonville, Florida

Medical Education

Medical Education
1978 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Postgraduate Education

Postgraduate Education
1981 - 1983 Fellowship, Gastroenterology Duke University Medical Center Durham, North Carolina
1979 - 1981 Residency, Internal Medicine Duke University Medical Center Durham, North Carolina
1978 – 1979 Internship, Internal Medicine Duke University Medical Center Durham, North Carolina

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Education
1973 Bachelor of Science Degree Rutgers University

Professional Associations

  • American Medical Association,1976
  • Florida Medical Association, 1983
  • Duval County Medical Society, 1983
  • National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomat, 1979
  • American College of Physicians, 1983
  • American Gastroenterological Association, 1983
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 1984