Dr. Merritt is a Pain Management specialist who is originally from Alabama. Dr. Merritt attended Birmingham Southern College, where she majored in Biology.

Dr. Merritt trained as a medical Practitioner at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. As a medical student, Dr. Merritt was outstanding; thus, she was selected for the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute- National Health Institute of Health Research Scholars program.

Dr. Merritt also worked for a year as a researcher at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Merritt undertook her Medical residence at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. 

After her residence at The University of North Carolina, she pursued fellowship training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institute. Her training in pain management encompassed a variety of pain management techniques like;

  • Pain medication management
  • Interventional pain management

After fellowship, Dr. Merritt has practiced in a variety of settings, including Johns Hopkins. She volunteered and dedicated her time to travel to India, where she provided anesthesia for patients undergoing surgeries for cleft lip and palate.

During her free time, Dr. Merritt spends her time cycling in Yoga. She also dedicates her time to her family.

Contribution of Dr. Merritt

Dr. Sarah Merritt has set herself to be one of the most effective pain management specialists. She offers individualized service to all her clients. She has always spearheaded accurate assessment as the key factor to finding successful treatment. 

Dr. Merritt has always applied scientific and evidence-based approaches during the assessment and management of painful conditions. Dr. Merritt has also stressed the need for patient involvement in pain management decision-making.

Dr. Merritt has helped Lifestream Come up with comprehensive procedures and methods that have proven effective in managing acute and chronic pain. The facility now recognizes the importance of offering patient-centered treatment plans that are in line with patient needs. 

Dr. Merritt has led the Team of experienced professionals in Lifestream that won the Bowie Award in 2020. The reward recognized the Team’s effort led by Dr. Merritt, providing services with dignity, patient respect, and fairness. Indeed, her ultimate goal is to improve comfort and quality of life among patients in pain.

Call Us Text Us
Skip to content