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Dr. Vikas Merchia

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Brockton, MA
10 years experience male

Locations

Office

Brockton, MA

Address

830 Oak Street, Suite 102w, Brockton, MA, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts

TUFTS Health Plan

Harvard Pilgim Health Care

Neighborhood Health Plan

Network Health Plan

Brockton Neighborhood Health Center

Brockton, MA

ESP Medical LLC

Brockton, MA

About

Bio

Dr. Merchia's clinical interests include pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, vaginal fistulas, interstitial cystitis, recurrent urinary tract infections and minimally invasive surgery including robotic surgery, vaginal reconstructive surgery and Interstim.

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Preventive Medicine

Urogynecology

Languages spoken

Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
US: uterus seems larger than usual, possible adenomyosis as no fibroids noted.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Bv: you may have Bacterial Vaginosis.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Delayed: Not to worry, it may be just a delayed menses.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
No: Prenatal vitamins don't help you get pregnant. They are most helpful for Folic Acid supplementation which will help reduce neural tube defects, espec... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Spotting on ocp: not uncommon to spot on OC for first several months, I would continue with it.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Menses: Has nothing to do with being a virgin, unless you're pregnant.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Symptoms: usually itching is not a symptom of ovulation
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
EDD 266 days: EDD is 266 days after ovulation. Implantation usually within 7 days after ovulation.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Blood test: possibly, pregnancy test should be positive if pregnant, maybe consider getting a serum blood test.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Negative Cx: it depends how the culture is being done. You may have symptoms without the disease.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Contractions: Could be especially if it is involving the entire uterus
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
No: You shouldn't test positive for Chlamydia two months later unless you have the infection again.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Hypothyroid: treat your symptoms, but still test tsh and base treatment on it.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Pregnancy after nexp: Menses may be delayed and conception delayed significantly after use of Nexplanon.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Merchia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Merchia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you!! I'm going to switch soon and pay because this site is just absolutely amazing..hopefully I'll be ok! C-section just 9 months ago..scared!!
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Graduated 1996MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

Temple University Hospital

Residency

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 2000

Residency

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 2000

Affiliations

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
ACOG - American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology
IUGA - International UroGynecological Association
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