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John Merlino, III DO

John Merlino, III, DO

  • Cardiology | Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Member of RWJBH Medical Group
Languages Spoken English
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  • Bio

    Dr. Merlino was born in Staten Island, N.Y. At a young age, he moved to Colts Neck, N.J., where he spent most of his childhood. He earned an undergraduate degree in biology at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. and a Master of Medical Science degree at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. Dr. Merlino went on to earn his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, N.J. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency at Union Hospital in Union, N.J. He then completed fellowship programs in cardiovascular diseases and electrophysiology and pacing at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, N.J.

    Dr. Merlino is an attending electrophysiologist with Barnabas Health Medical Group. He maintains hospital privileges at Community Medical Center, Toms River, N.J., and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, N.J. He is a member of the American Heart Association and the American Osteopathic Association. He holds board certifications from the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and electrophysiology and pacing.

    Dr. Merlino's interests include the management of cardiac arrhythmias. His services include pacemaker implantation, defibrillator implantation, biventricular pacing/cardiac resynchronization therapy and cardiac ablations.

    Clinical Interests


  • Medical School

    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine 2000


    Union Hospital, Union, NJ, 2001


    Union Hospital, Union, NJ, 2003


    Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills, NJ, 2007

  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • Aetna
    • Aetna Better Health
    • Aetna Medicare
    • Centivo
    • CHN
    • Cigna
    • Cigna Health Springs
    • Cigna Medicare
    • Clover Health
    • DOL
    • Emblem
    • Fidelis (WellCare)
    • Horizon
    • Horizon Casualty
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Humana Medicare
    • Humana Tricare
    • Longevity
    • Magnacare
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Northwell
    • Qualcare
    • UHC/OX
    • UHCCP
    • US Family Health Plan
    • WellPoint (Amerigroup)