Meet our Staff
We are a team of dedicated professionals that are here to serve you.
Katherine Merrill, MD
Katherine Merrill, MD, is board-certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Practice. She is also a member of the American Medical Association, the Oregon Medical Association, and the Clatsop County Medical Society.
She has a comprehensive background in preventative medicine and pediatric and adult care. Dr. Merrill enjoys interacting with the whole family, from babies to grandparents.
After earning her undergraduate in Anthropology from the University of California At Santa Barbara, Dr. Merrill went on to earn her medical degree from The Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her 3-year residency at Valley Family Care in Renton, Washington.
Dr. Merrill is affiliated with Columbia Memorial Hospital. She is also licensed to practice medicine in Washington State.
Dr. Merrill is a member of American Association of Family Physicians, American Medical Association, Oregon Medical Board, Oregon Medical Association, and Oregon Rural Health Association.
Dr. Merrill had always wanted to practice medicine in a rural community in the Pacific Northwest such as Clatsop County, and has made her home here since 1997.
She and her husband Rodney enjoy spending time with their miniature schnauzer, "Sally". Dr. Merrill’s interest include ultramarathon running, where she trains and runs 100 mile ultramarathon races. She has completed numerous such events around the west coast.
Danelle Doyle, MA
Danelle Doyle, MA for Dr. Katherine Merrill at Pacific Family Medicine. She joined our team in June of 2019.