Merrick Paul Bio

Paul Merrick, MD

Chairman | Chief Physician Executive

Dr. Paul Merrick, a board-certified and renowned urolo-

gist, serves as the Co-Chairman of the Board and Chief Physician Executive of Duly Health and Care, the largest independent, multi-specialty group in Illinois.

In his role, Dr. Merrick leads the Board and physicians in

their goal of making healthcare better for patients and communities by offering high-qual- ity and compassionate care. He ensures that Duly’s physician-driven approach contin- ues to lead to exceptional physician engagement and improved patient outcomes.

As a leader critical to the organization’s success, Dr. Merrick has played an important role in Duly’s growth during the last decade.

Understanding the importance of giving back, Dr. Merrick also helped establish the organization’s charitable foundation, the Duly Health and Care Charitable Fund, which supports and grants funding to more than 30 Chicagoland nonprofit organizations that provide access to food, affordable housing and healthcare/wellness services to those in need.

He has been in practice since 1994, was a founding physician when Duly Health and

Care started as DuPage Medical Group in 1999 and has been leading the physician organization since 2009. He previously served as chairman of the Urology department for 13 years; he also served as Treasurer and remains a member of the Board of Directors.

Dr. Merrick earned his medical degree from Rush Medical College and completed his residency at Rush University Medical Center, where he served as chief resident of urology.