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Merle Rust

Merle S. Rust, MD



American Board of Neurological Surgery

Medical School:

University of Illinois College of Medicine


University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria

Additional areas of special interest include:

  • Brain hemorrhage and hematomas
  • Brain and spinal tumors
  • Cervical and lumbar degenerative diseases
  • Cervical and lumbar herniated discs
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Traumatic spine fractures

Get to Know Your Provider

VIDEO: Dr. Merle Rust discusses the field of neurosurgery

"Brain and spine care is a group effort. I am honored to work with a great group of Mercyhealth doctors, nurses, therapists and others. Together, we take a positive approach to caring for our patient and their families."