Michael L. Merrin, M.D.
Michael L. Merrin M.D. has been practicing otolaryngology for 40 years in Santa Barbara and has served as President of the Santa Barbara County Medical Society and Chief of Medical Staff at St. Francis Hospital. In the Fall of 2014, Dr. Merrin joined ENT Associates of Santa Barbara and is providing office diagnosis and treatment for otolaryngologic issues in both children and adults.
Originally from Pennsylvania, Dr. Merrin earned a B.S. from Tufts University in Boston and his M.D. from Hahnemann Medical College (now Drexel) in Philadelphia. Dr. Merrin interned and completed a year of general surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and then completed his Otolaryngology residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Finally, Dr. Merrin completed a one-year fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery under the auspices of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Merrin is an avid hiker and has backpacked extensively in the Sierras.