John Damian Merlino, MD

Emory Clinic

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Cardiology (Board certified since 1989)
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 1986)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
cardiology - general
cardiovascular disease
transesophageal echo
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Heart & Vascular Center at Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
404 686-7878

Emory Heart and Vascular Center at Villa Rica
401 Permian Way Ste A
Villa Rica, GA 30180
404 778-8440
Hospital Affiliation(s):
Emory University Hospital Midtown
About Dr. Merlino
Dr. Merlino is also board certified in Echocardiography.
Year Started Practicing: 1986
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 1990
Organizational Memberships:
American Society of Echocardiology
American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association
Major or Recent Publications:

Xing Sheng Yang, David DeLurgio, Jing Ping Sun, John D. Merlino and Angel R. Leon. Factors Influencing Response to Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Patients with Heart Failure. Clinical Medicine: Cardiology 2009.

Sun JP, Greenberg NL, Yang Xs, Merlino JD, Hu X, Hongning W, Thomas JD, Leon AR. Differentiating Patholic Left Ventricular Hypertrophy by Speckle Tracking Echocardiography.  J Am Soc Echocardiology May 2007,20(5):576.

Jeffrey A. Shih, Byron R. Williams Jr., John Merlino, Javed Butler, Andrew Smith, Wendy Book, Sonjoy Laskar.  Rapid Onset and Resoloution of Cardigenic Shock in a Patient with Pheochromocytoma. Congestive Heart Failure 2009.
Medical School
Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA