Dr. Merritt Hougen

Dr. Merritt Hougen, MD
Dr. Merritt Hougen, MD


  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Internal Medicine
4.8 228 Ratings
Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037 US

On Medical Staff At

Languages Spoken

  • English


A member of the Division of Internal Medicine, Dr. Hougen received his medical degree from Stanford University and completed his residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. He also earned a minor in health systems from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Hougen received a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the physics of fluids. His interests include general internal medicine, international patients and sports medicine. Previously, he was an internist for the San Diego Padres.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1976

Medical Education

  • Stanford University School of Medicine, MD, 1973


  • Brigham & Women's Hospital, Intern/Resid, Internal Medicine, 1976
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