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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Merok earned his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco, after completing his Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree in Toxicology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and fellowships at Stroger Hospital and Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Dr. Merok also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine, Clinical Instructor of Family Medicine at the University of Illinois-Chicago and a Community Preceptor at Advocate Illinois Masonic Family Medicine. His clinical interests include HIV medicine, addiction, pain management, and evidence-based medicine. Dr. Merok also serves as a Primary Care Physician for Michigan Avenue Primary Care and is accepting new patients.
  • What Dr. Merok loves about being a physician: “In addition to seeing and meeting interesting people everyday, I really love the continual state of learning that medicine demands. Staying current with new research and trends is a challenge, but well worth it!”.
  • When Dr. Merok is not practicing medicine, he is spending time with his lovely wife and brand new son and daughter.
  • Dr. Merok is currently accepting new patients. Patients who have been injured in a work related accident or motor vehicle accident should call the office for information regarding your appointment.
  • Cancellation Policy: Cancellations of less than 24 hours or not showing up for an appointment will result in a cancellation charge of $25.
  • You can print out a new patient registration & find out more about our clinic at www.michiganavenueprimarycare.com

Education & Training

  • Medical School - University of California, San Francisco
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Residency in Family Medicine
  • John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County (Fellowship)
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (Fellowship)

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish