Dr. David C. Merrill is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, with sub-specialty training in maternal-fetal medicine, at Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is the owner of Reply Ob/Gyn & Fertility and serves on the Reply advisory board. Dr. Merrill previously served at Wake Forest University School of Medicine as chairman of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, co-director of the Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center, and Section Head of Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Dr. Merrill’s special interests include prenatal diagnosis, preeclampsia, and prevention of preterm labor and delivery. He has been active in both basic science and clinical research. Dr. Merrill has received grants from the March of Dimes and the NIH, and is an author on 60 peer-reviewed papers and six book chapters. He is a member of ACOG and AAPLOG (American Association of Pro-life Obstetricians and Gynecologists).
Dr. Merrill originally is from a small town in rural Wisconsin. He attended Dartmouth College and the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his ob/gyn residency at the University of California San Francisco, and his Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship training at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.
Dr. Merrill and his wife, Lisa, have seven children and one grandchild. He enjoys spending time with his children, and also enjoys running and bicycling. He continues to have close ties with North Carolina, including through his oldest daughter who is a labor and delivery nurse in Winston-Salem.