Brian Y. Merritt

MD
Medical Director, Emerging Business 

Dr. Brian Merritt serves as Medical Director of Emerging Business at Baylor Genetics. Since joining BG in 2015, Dr. Merritt has worked in various roles in the laboratory and business departments. In addition to his role at BG, Dr. Merritt is an Assistant Professor for the Pathology & Immunology and Molecular & Human Genetics departments at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). 

Dr. Merritt graduated magna cum laude with his bachelor’s degree in biology from Baylor University in Waco, TX. Afterwards, he attended medical school at BCM in Houston, TX, where he also completed his residency and fellowship training in pathology. He obtained his certifications from the American Board of Pathology for Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Hematology, and Molecular Genetic Pathology. 

Dr. Merritt is the Deputy Chief of Clinical Pathology and the Medical Director of the Hematology, Flow Cytometry, Specimen Triage, and Reference Lab Sections at Ben Taub Hospital. He is also the Medical Director of the Gulfgate Health Center, Northwest Health Center, and Strawberry Health Center Laboratories in the Harris Health System.

Position

Assistant Professor
Pathology & Immunology, Molecular and Human Genetics 
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, United States

Deputy Chief of Clinical Pathology and Medical Director
Hematology, Flow Cytometry, Specimen Triage, and Reference Lab Sections
Ben Taub Hospital, Harris Health System
Houston, TX, United States

Medical Director, Flow Cytometry Laboratory
Millennium Oncology, Millennium Physicians Association
Houston, TX, United States

Education

Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine
Molecular Genetic Pathology
Houston, TX, United States

Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine
Hematopathology
Houston, TX, United States

Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
Chief Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Houston, TX, United States

Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Houston, TX, United States

MD from Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, United States

BS from Baylor University
Waco, TX, United States

Certifications

Subspecialty Board Certification in Molecular Genetic Pathology
American Board of Pathology

Subspecialty Board Certification in Hematology
American Board of Pathology

Board Certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
American Board of Pathology

Full Medical License
Texas Medical Board

Publications
Pediatric subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma with features of hemophagocytic syndrome

Merritt BY, Curry JL, Duvic M, Vega F, Sheehan AM, Curry CV. “Pediatric subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma with features of hemophagocytic syndrome.” Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2013 November;60(11):1916-7. Pubmed PMID: 23868752

Hemoglobin concentration

Merritt BY, Curry CV. “Hemoglobin concentration.” Medscape Reference. WebMD LLC; 1994-2014.

Brian Y. Merritt

MD
Medical Director, Emerging Business 

Dr. Brian Merritt serves as Medical Director of Emerging Business at Baylor Genetics. Since joining BG in 2015, Dr. Merritt has worked in various roles in the laboratory and business departments. In addition to his role at BG, Dr. Merritt is an Assistant Professor for the Pathology & Immunology and Molecular & Human Genetics departments at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). 

Dr. Merritt graduated magna cum laude with his bachelor’s degree in biology from Baylor University in Waco, TX. Afterwards, he attended medical school at BCM in Houston, TX, where he also completed his residency and fellowship training in pathology. He obtained his certifications from the American Board of Pathology for Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Hematology, and Molecular Genetic Pathology. 

Dr. Merritt is the Deputy Chief of Clinical Pathology and the Medical Director of the Hematology, Flow Cytometry, Specimen Triage, and Reference Lab Sections at Ben Taub Hospital. He is also the Medical Director of the Gulfgate Health Center, Northwest Health Center, and Strawberry Health Center Laboratories in the Harris Health System.

Position

Assistant Professor
Pathology & Immunology, Molecular and Human Genetics 
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, United States

Deputy Chief of Clinical Pathology and Medical Director
Hematology, Flow Cytometry, Specimen Triage, and Reference Lab Sections
Ben Taub Hospital, Harris Health System
Houston, TX, United States

Medical Director, Flow Cytometry Laboratory
Millennium Oncology, Millennium Physicians Association
Houston, TX, United States

Education

Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine
Molecular Genetic Pathology
Houston, TX, United States

Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine
Hematopathology
Houston, TX, United States

Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
Chief Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Houston, TX, United States

Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Houston, TX, United States

MD from Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, United States

BS from Baylor University
Waco, TX, United States

Certifications

Subspecialty Board Certification in Molecular Genetic Pathology
American Board of Pathology

Subspecialty Board Certification in Hematology
American Board of Pathology

Board Certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
American Board of Pathology

Full Medical License
Texas Medical Board

Publications
Pediatric subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma with features of hemophagocytic syndrome

Merritt BY, Curry JL, Duvic M, Vega F, Sheehan AM, Curry CV. “Pediatric subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma with features of hemophagocytic syndrome.” Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2013 November;60(11):1916-7. Pubmed PMID: 23868752

Hemoglobin concentration

Merritt BY, Curry CV. “Hemoglobin concentration.” Medscape Reference. WebMD LLC; 1994-2014.

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