Dr. Brian Merritt is a Board-Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist with subspecialty expertise in Molecular Genetic Pathology and Hematopathology. He has held leadership roles at various healthcare institutions, including Ben Taub Hospital, Harris Health System, AccessDx Laboratory, and Baylor Genetics. Dr. Merritt’s extensive experience includes serving as Interim Chief of Pathology and Medical Director of Hematology and Flow Cytometry at Ben Taub Hospital and as Medical Director of the Cancer Genetics Section at Baylor Genetics. He has also held multiple CLIA/CAP laboratory directorships and has engaged in medical consulting roles for several healthcare companies.
Dr. Merritt was an Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine, where he has made significant contributions to the fields of pathology and molecular genetics. His dedication to education and research is evident through his faculty appointments and involvement in various local, state, and national committees.
Throughout his career, Dr. Merritt has conducted research and contributed to publications on topics such as pediatric lymphomas, myelodysplastic syndromes, and genetic mutations in hematologic malignancies. He is passionate about advancing personalized medicine, legislative advocacy for clinical laboratory diagnostics, and improving patient care.
Dr. Merritt’s expertise and dedication to advancing pathology and precision medicine, combined with his commitment to providing the optimal care for each patient, make him a respected professional in his field.