Mr Graham Merrick


  • Specialities Oral and Maxillofacial, Oral Surgery
  • Telephone 0300 1311417
  • Year of first qualification 1990
  • Email
  • GMC Number 4407773
  • Fax 01823 261316


Mr Merrick qualified in both Medicine and Dentistry at Sheffield University England. After basic surgical training he undertook his specialist training for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (the surgery of the face, mouth and jaws) in Manchester. During that additional five years training he specialised in surgery for cancer of the head and neck and facial reconstruction. He also undertook specialist fellowships in Head and Neck cancer treatment in Glasgow and also a Cosmetic Facial Surgery fellowship in the United States. 

His main interests are in the treatment of head and neck cancer, cosmetic facial surgery, facial plastic surgery for skin cancer of the head and neck, surgery for salivary gland disease, oral surgery and dental implant surgery including bone grafting to the face and jaws.


  • Wednesdays 14:00 - 17:00


Current posts

  • Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital
  • Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton &amp
  • Somerset NHS Foundation Trust


Other interests

Much of Mr Merrick's work in head and neck cancer revolves around a commitment to providing the best form of rehabilitation from the surgical impact of cancer to the face and jaws. This often involves working closely with his colleagues in restorative dentistry particularly with the provision of dental implants to improve the quality of life for such patients.

Personal interests

Along with a busy family life with his young children he enjoys sailing and cycling and is a member of Starcross Yacht Club on the River Exe.

Member of

  • British Association of Oral &amp
  • Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Association of Facial Plastic Surgeons
  • European Association of Craniofacial Surgeons
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • General Dental Council
  • Medical Defence Union


Mr Graham Merrick works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Mr Graham Merrick does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Graham Merrick does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Graham Merrick does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.