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John Merlino, III DO

John Merlino, III, DO

  • Cardiology | Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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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 Expertise

    Cardiology, Cardiology-Electrophysiology

    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 HMO
    • Aetna PPO
    • Amerigroup
    • Amerihealth
    • Cigna
    • Consumer Health Plan
    • Empire BCBS
    • GHI
    • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Magnacare
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Oxford Health
    • Qualcare HMO
    • Qualcare PPO
    • Railroad Medicare
    • United Community
    • United Healthcare
    • United Medicare
    Insurance ID Numbers

    AARP Healthcare, Aetna Dental, Aetna Medicare, Aetna US Health Care, American Postal Workers Union, Americhoice, Amerigroup, Amerihealth, Bankers Life and Casualty, Barnabas Employee Health Plan, Beech Street, Benefit Planners Insurance, Benesight, Cigna Healthcare, Cigna HMO, Community Care Network, Delta Dental, Devon Health Services, Empire Healthchoice, Family Choice Health Alliance, Federal Blue Cross PPO, First Health Network, First Managed Care Option, Galaxy Health Network, Genworth, GHI- Group Health Incorporated, Great West Healthcare, Guardian Resources Inc., Health Network America Inc., Healthcare Payors Organization, HMO Blue - Medicare Blue, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Horizon Managed Care, Horizon NJ Health, Horizon PPO, Horizon Traditional/Indemnity, Intergroup Services, Liberty Mutual, Local 1199, Local 464/Maxon, Local 734, Local 825 Welfare Fund, Magellan, Magnacare/Magnet, Mail Handlers Benefit Plan, Medicaid, Medicare, Metlife, Multiplan, National Association of Letter Carriers, National Provider Network, New Jersey Carpenters Health Fund, New Jersey Manufacturers, New Jersey Plus, No Insurance, Oxford Health Plans, Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS), Qualcare, Railroad Medicare, State Farm, Travelers, Tricare, United American, United Health Care, United Payors & United Providers, University Health Plan, Wellchoice, Health Net, Healthcare Payers Coalition, Mutual of Omaha, PPO Next MasterCare, Veterans Affairs Administration, WellCare Health Plan, Aetna PPO, Aetna HMO, Emblem Health/GHI, Qualcare HMO, Qualcare PPO, United Community Plan