Merritt W. Dunlap, MD

Family Medicine
2874 North Carson Street Suite 127
Carson City, NV 89706 Get Directions
1.866.696.3847

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I take the time necessary to understand my patient’s needs and goals so that together we can personalize a plan to meet your needs. I believe that prevention and timely intervention are the keys to longevity and a richer, healthier life. The MDVIP program allows me to use advanced diagnostics and preventive screenings to identify risks and formulate a wellness and treatment plan for each individual patient. I will ensure you are educated, empowered and supported to achieve the maximum return on the most important investment you’ll ever make—your own health.
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Dr. Dunlap's Credentials

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Residency:
Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton
Camp Pendleton, CA
Family Practice 1994-1996

Internship:
Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton
Camp Pendleton, CA
Family Practice 1993-1994

Medical School:
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Reno, NV
Doctorate of Medicine 1993

Undergraduate:
University of Nevada
Reno, NV
Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry 1987

American Board of Family Medicine
Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center
Sierra Surgical Hospital
Doctor of the Year Award, Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center 2007
Carson City Reader's Choice Award for Best Doctor 2003, 2010, 2011, 2012
Award of Excellence, University of Nevada School of Medicine 2005-2012
Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award 2010-2012
Patient's Choice Award 2008, 2010-2012
Affiliate Clinical Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine 2000-present
Medical Director, Physicians Managed Care IPA 2009-2011
Board of Directors, Sierra Surgical Hospital 2007-2010
Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center
- Chairman, Department of Family Medicine & Pediatrics 2000-2002
- Member of Executive Committee 2000-2002
- Member of Recruitment Committee 2007-2010
Diplomate, American Board of Family Practice
Member, American Academy of Family Physicians
Member, Nevada Academy of Family Physicians
Nevada
Fly fishing, camping, water skiing, snow skiing, reading, golf and cooking.
from Diane and Don in NV March 2, 2018 for Merritt W. Dunlap, MD

We feel so blessed to have Dr. Dunlap as our doctor. He is well informed, helpful, always available, kind, professional and his staff is also the best.
Diane and Don C.

from Craig “Bear” in NV March 2, 2018 for Merritt W. Dunlap, MD

I have a known Dr. Dunlap for quite some time! Not only is he my doctor but he has been a great personal friend of mine. I never have been one to go to the doctor unless I absolutely needed to. With that said as I get older, he has taught me the importance of routine quality care to live a longer and healthier life. He is always there for me and my family and the impact he has made for all of… See more

from Sharon in NV March 2, 2018 for Merritt W. Dunlap, MD

I have known Dr Dunlap for a long time. Prior to his going into private practice he was a Navy Doctor and one of the best I ever dealt with. The last time I saw him at the Naval Clinic he told me he was going into private practice and that when the time came for me to stop using the Base medicine I could look him up. When it was time for me to get a Doctor in the private sector, I hunted him… See more

from Lorne in NV March 1, 2018 for Merritt W. Dunlap, MD

Im a 74-year old male who has struggled with coronary instability for the past few years. I have chronically high blood pressure and two stents were placed in my heart this past year. Thanks to Dr. Dunlap and MDVIPs patient protocols, I received expeditious emergency care that may have saved my life. Vial e-mail, Im able to let Dr. Dunlap know in a timely manor where my blood pressure… See more

from Paul in NV February 28, 2018 for Merritt W. Dunlap, MD

Dr. Dunlap is very willing to listen to my questions and concerns. His advice and reccomendations are always well thought out. He is by far the best and most comfortable doctor I have dealt with. I am very thankful to have him as my doctor.

from Roy in NV March 1, 2018 for Merritt W. Dunlap, MD

The great doctor is very special as he continues to educate himself and provides just-in-time care and consultation. Thanks for my annual physicals and for mentoring those that wish for a successful medical experience. Casey

from Bob in NV February 28, 2018 for Merritt W. Dunlap, MD

He's the best - knowledgable; accessible; and down to earth!

from Matthew in NV February 28, 2018 for Merritt W. Dunlap, MD

Dr D. You rock! Thanks for everything.

from Robert "Steve" in NV February 28, 2018 for Merritt W. Dunlap, MD

Dr. Dunlap has always been very responsive and helpful.

from Shirley in NV February 28, 2018 for Merritt W. Dunlap, MD

I have broken a total of six vertebrates and doctor Dunlap always listened to me when I would tell him that I thought I had broken more vertebrates and would send me to have another MRI without wasting any time to get me taken care of to have them cemented. He always takes his time and listens to my concerns. He has been my doctor for 18 year's and I can't imagine going to anyone… See more

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per year
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