- Published: 09 November 2015
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Dr. Merfeld was born and raised in La Crosse, WI. After college he moved to Rochester and worked at the Mayo Clinic in the newborn screening lab. During that same period, he met his wife, Ann, a Rochester native, who works as a financial analyst for IBM, and has been happily married for the past 6 years. While working, Dr. Merfeld began volunteering as a Dental Assistant with the Salvation Army Dental Clinic, where he met Dr. Charlie Smith and his passion for dentistry began.
He has been working at Potach & Mitchell Dental Clinic, in Austin, MN, since June of 2016 as a General Dentist. Dr. Merfeld continues to volunteer his time and expertise with the Salvation Army. Dr. Merfeld’s undergraduate studies were completed at University of WI – La Crosse. While attending the University of WI, he was President of the Pre-Med Club and he received a degree in Biology in 2006. In 2016, he graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry as a Doctor of Dental Surgery with Periodontics and Prosthodontics Honors. During his schooling he received multiple awards for his clinical excellence and commitment to self-improvement. During his free time
Dr. Merfeld enjoys spending time with family and working on his many hobbies. He and Ann can be frequently seen walking their two dogs, Inara and Reilly, and taking bike rides on the weekends. They recently welcomed daughter Ashley as the newest member to their family. In the colder months he enjoys restoring vintage arcade and pinball machines, woodworking, and watching movies.