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Suzanne B. Merrill, MD, FACS

  • Primary Specialties: Adrenal Cancer, Abdominal Reconstructive Urology, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia/BPH, Bladder Cancer, General Urology, Kidney Stones, Testicular Cancer, Ureteral Disease, Upper tract/Urothelial cancer, Kidney Cancer, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer
  • Gender: Female

About This Provider

Dr. Suzanne B. Merrill is a board-certified urologist who is fellowship trained in Urologic Oncology. She specializes in the treatment of all primary and recurrent cancers of the urinary tract, including bladder, upper tract/urothelial, kidney, prostate, testicular, adrenal, and penile cancer. Dr. Merrill utilizes numerous
surgical techniques to offer her patients more individualized care. She also provides her patients with top-of-class treatment options, incorporating novel medical/surgical therapies and clinical trial opportunities
when appropriate.

Dr. Merrill completed her bachelor’s degree with summa cum laude honors at The University of Delaware and obtained her Medical Doctorate at The University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Duke University, followed by a Society of Urologic Oncology fellowship at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. While at the Mayo Clinic, she also received a certificate in Translational Research.

Dr. Merrill has received numerous awards for her accomplishments and leadership including being named the American Urological Association Young Urologist of the Year in 2020, followed by her induction into the American Urological Association Leadership Program in 2020. Prior to joining Colorado Urology, she was an Associate Professor of Urologic Oncology and Residency Program Director at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Pennsylvania, where she was recognized with awards for her outstanding faculty leadership and mentorship, as well as humanism and professionalism in surgery.

Throughout her career, Dr. Merrill has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles and been invited to speak at national society meetings regarding Oncology, research, and education. She is a faculty member for the American Urological Association Oral Board Review and Life Long Learning courses, which help urologists obtain and maintain their board certification status.

Dr. Merrill is a member of the Society of Urologic Oncology, the American Urological Association, the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Women in Urology and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

Bladder Cancer Support Group

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  • Society of Urologic Oncology
  • American Urological Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Women in Urology
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

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  • Section Awardee
  • American Urological Association “Young Urologist of the Year”—Mid-Atlantic
  • College
  • B.A. University of Delaware
  • Medical School
  • M.D. University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • Residency
  • Surgery and Urology Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowship
  • Society of Urologic Oncology Fellowship Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Urology