Grand Junction Plastic Surgeon
2525 N 8th St, Ste 203
Grand Junction, Colorado 81501 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Breast Implants

Dr. Merkel and his staff are very kind and will do everything they can to make you comfortable. He takes the time to answer questions and you can tell he cares a lot about the results he gives you. He did a great job on my breast augmentation.

5 out of 5 stars Botox

55 Yr Old, I Was Tired of Being Told "You Look Tired" - Grand Junction, CO

Office staff is great! Everyone is very friendly and professional. Dr. Merkel explained things well and is personable and friendly.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Considered Breast Augmentation and Was Pleasantly Surprised with Service. Grand Junction, CO

Dr. Merkel eased my fears and made me feel comfortable. I always look forward to seeing him and am thankful to him for his good work. His generous staff where polite, happy and accommodating.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Decision EVER!! - Grand Junction, CO

Doctor Merkel is the best! I loved everything about the way he has handled all off my procedures especially my breast argumentation! I couldn't be happier with the results and the whole experience. Along with the front desk girls who were all very helpful and cheerful!

5 out of 5 stars Accent Laser

Very Positive Experience - Grand Junction, CO

My experiences at this office have been nothing but positive. Dr. Merkel is very gifted and strives for excellence. I trust his judgement totally and always feel that he does everything he can to provide the best possible outcome for his clients. His staff are all highly trained and very professional. I always feel welcome at this office and I would encourage anyone who in considering this type of service to visit them.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Best Gift a Woman Can Give Herself! - Grand Junction, CO

I decided to go to Dr. Merkel after doing my research locally as well as Denver and Salt Lake. I decided to go with Dr. M because of his reputation for being the best when it comes to breasts! I had family members and friends have wonderful experiences in this offices and that was enough for me!!!!

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Mother Who Desperately Needed a Tummy Tuck - Grand Junction, CO

Dr. Merkel and his staff have been professional and personal from the beginning. They have helped me have a younger, healthier body, that has increased my self confidence and health in general. The doctor spent a lot of time before, during, and after surgery making sure I was feeling well and satisfied with my results.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

28 Yr Old Petite Asian Woman Who Upper and Lower Body Was out of Proportion - Grand Junction, CO

Dr Merkel even showed my husband pictures during the surgery, after each implant was in place to make sure it met my expectations before finishing.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

Old Implant Replacement - Grand Junction, CO

I have used Dr Merkel for several procedures and have found that he as well as well as hie staff imbody professionalism and the care given to you makes you feel as tho you are his only patient.

5 out of 5 stars Radiesse

47 Year Old Women Wanting A Fresher, Uplifting Face - Grand Junction, CO

Dr. Merkel, and his staff are awesome! I've been going to Dr. Merkel's office since 2012 with various needs; Botox, Fillers, Fat Transfer. I always look forward to visiting with Dr. Merkel. He is very kind, and helpful in guiding me through which process might best suit my needs. Dr. Merkel is very honest, and forthcoming if he thinks my desires are unreasonable. I appreciate that he...

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

$75. Consult cost deducted from final cost of surgery/procedure

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Merkel has hospital affiliations at Community Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, St. Joseph's Hospital
    Plastic Surgery, Brown University Hospital

Treatments offered at Plastic Surgery Specialists, PC

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Ectropian Surgery With Tarsal Strip Procedure Not Working 3 Weeks Post-Op

Return of muscle function could take 2-3months; be patient. I haven't seen photos, but I could surmize that your doctor did a fine job, for,I... READ MORE

Do I Need to Be at my Goal Weight and Have Maintained That Weight in Order to Be Considered a Good Candidate for Abdominoplasty?

By the looks of your body photos you have lost ample weight; your problem now is more body contour, and loss of function of the abdominal... READ MORE

Candidate For Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty or Restylane Filler? Or I'm to young for this ?

No surgical plan should be developed by any surgeon, until good quality photos are provided. The patient should be photographed with the usual 5 views... READ MORE

Do I Have Tuberous Breasts & How Can I Fix Them?

Tuberous breasts require innovative and reconstructive procedures. When you are ready, choose your surgeon carefully. Find a Board Certified Plastic... READ MORE

Concerns with 'Stitch Infection' After Breast Augmentation

Infection following breast augmentation should be rare. If it occurs, even in the wound, I believe it should be treated aggressively. This would most... READ MORE

I Am 18 and I Want to Get Botox in my Top Lip, is That too Young?

Don't get confused and think botox is a filler and can augment your lip! It is a paralyzer of muscle and one has to be very careful as to where it... READ MORE

Breast Implants for Diabetics?

Diabetes is not the" don't go there" disease it was once thought to be; Naturally to under go any surgery, the patient would present in... READ MORE

How Long Do Microcurrent Treatments Around the Eyes Last?

Microcurrent treatments are very temporary. For a lasting result, a 4 lid blepharoplasty would be my recommendation, possibly combined with a brow... READ MORE

Can a Temporal Brow Lift Be Succesful with Fillers ?

Yes, I would say so, but it needs to be combined with lipo-infiltration. Fat is the best filler! READ MORE

Pain and Lumps on Left Breast, How Can I Tell If It's Scar Tissue Or The Implant?

There has not been enough time for the tissue to completely heal after your surgery. Your surgeon definitely needs to examine you during a post op... READ MORE

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