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Dr. Cliff Merkel, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

(909) 912-1750

Arrowhead Orthopaedics

8805 Haven Ave Ste 200 Rancho Cucamonga , CA 91730

Get to Know Dr. Merkel

Accepting Patients



38 Years


Loma Linda University 1980

Los Angeles County-King Drew Medical Center 1989

White Memorial Medical Center 1981

San Bernardino County Medical Center 1990

White Memorial Medical Center 1982

Dr. Merkel's Experience

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

Awards & Recognitions

Recognized Doctor

In My Own Words

Dr. Merkel graduated with his M.D. degree from Loma Linda University. He completed his residency at White Memorial Medical Center, Martin Luther King Medical Center, (which included training at the Kerlan-Job Orthopaedic Clinic), Loma Linda University, Shriner's Hospital for the Crippled Children and Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center. After completing a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center he joined Arrowhead Orthopaedics. Dr. Merkel continues to be involved in the treatment of trauma patients in addition to his usual orthopaedic practice. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the residency program at Loma Linda University and also practices at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. Areas of specialty include management of limb deformities, problem fractures, foot and ankle injuries and osteoporosis treatment and prevention. Dr. Merkel spent many of his formative years living in South America, where his parents worked as missionaries, it was there that he learned to speak fluent Spanish. He and his wife Janice have 4 children, and live in Redlands. His interests include, spending time with his children, camping trips to the local desert and Mexico to drive his sand rail, ATV riding, scuba diving, and computers.

Dr. Merkel's Locations

Accepting New Patients


Arrowhead Orthopaedics

8805 Haven Ave Ste 200, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

(909) 912-1750 Fax: (909) 989-4477

Arrowhead Orthopaedics

1901 W Lugonia Ave Ste 120, Redlands, CA 92374

(909) 557-1600 Fax: (909) 890-1899

Affiliated Hospitals

St. Bernardine Medical Center

2101 N Waterman Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92404

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