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Fast, Effective Care to Keep You Active
If a problem takes you off your feet or makes it difficult for you to enjoy life, you want fast, effective care to get you going again.
Find out more about the types of foot and ankle conditions we help you overcome.
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“Thank you so much, Dr. Merrill, for your compassion and good support. Also, I thank all the staff here at Southern Oregon Foot & Ankle. I really feel important and valued here.
Thank you, God bless all here.”
“Dr Merrill and staff are awesome! I have had top notch medical care. They are kind and very caring in there medical care of All their patients. I have experienced first hand the excellent care of Dr Evan Merrill. You will also be treated like family. I would highly recommend Southern Oregon Foot and Ankle.“
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Dr. Merrill has lived and worked in the Medford, OR area since 1999. Prior to this, he had a podiatric practice in Pullman, Washington for 7 years.
Running has been a great help in Dr. Merrill’s personal life and practice. In addition to staying in good health, he has more empathy for runners and their specific injuries and foot/ankle problems, as he has been afflicted with some of the same foot issues that he treats. He plans on completing a 100-mile endurance ultramarathon one day.
Dr. Dimond was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. He spent much of his time playing outdoors with his family and friends. During most of his teenage and early adult years, he worked for his father’s construction company; finishing concrete and helping to build both custom and tract homes.
He attended the California School of Podiatric Medicine in Oakland, CA, and then completed surgical residency at St. Mary’s Medical Center/Kaiser Foundation Hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a resident, Dr. Dimond worked at two level 1 trauma centers and multiple hospital systems. At the moment, his podiatric interests include trauma, sports medicine, foot and ankle deformities, and managing the complications of diabetes.