James (Jim) R. Merryman, DO
Dr. Merryman has been married for 50 years and has four adult children and five grandchildren. In his free time, he enjoys flyfishing, landscaping, hiking, and traveling in Europe. Dr. Merryman is also active in his local church.
My goal is to promote my patient’s involvement in their own health with an emphasis on preventive medicine. I strive to guide my patients into a healthier lifestyle, and help them manage their illness by directing specialty referrals when necessary.
- Annual Physical Exams
Annual Physical Exams
An annual wellness exam helps you touch base with your ARC doctor, address health issues, and talk about preventative measures for you.
- Breast Exams
Breast exams are check-ups, mammograms, and other types of screenings that look for for changes or problems in the breast tissue.
- Chronic Care Management
Chronic Care Management
Chronic healthcare management includes care for patients with high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and other chronic health conditions.
- Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings
Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings
Austin Regional Clinic offers annual diabetic retinopathy screenings to our patients with diabetes. Screening is easy, takes less than five minutes to complete, and does not require any pupil dilatation or eye protection.
- Flu Shots
A Flu vaccine can help prevent flu-related visits to the doctor each year. CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated every flu season.
Immunizations help provide immunity to children and adults before they are exposed to potentially harmful diseases like hepatitis B, measles, mumps, polio, and more.
- Medicare Wellness
A Medicare Wellness visit a benefit provided to patients with a Medicare insurance plan. It is conducted by a dedicated Medical Wellness Provider at ARC, where you can expect a review of your health that includes vaccinations, cancer screenings, and more.
- Mental Health Medication Management
Mental Health Medication Management
ARC offers mental health medication management for patients with behavioral or cognitive health conditions.
- Minor Procedures
ARC Family Medicine doctors can perform in-clinic minor procedures.
- Musculoskeletal Care
ARC Family Medicine doctors can provide care, treatment, or referrals to address musculoskeletal issues that cause you pain and discomfort.
- Pap Smear
Annual pap tests are used to screen for cervical cancer.
- Prostate Screenings
Prostate screenings help detect early signs of prostate cancer.
- Telemedicine Visits
ARC offers telemedicine visits for primary and specialty care. Doctors can quickly evaluate you for a new health issue or follow up with you via a phone call or video visit from the comfort of your home.
Locations & Hours
Board CertificationsBoard Certified in Family Medicine
Medical SchoolTexas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth, TX 1985
ResidencyThe University of Texas Southwestern Methodist Hospital of Dallas, TX, 1988
EducationBS in Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, 1977