Dr. George Merriman II, MD
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Bariatric Surgery | Male

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Dr. Merriman's well-rounded life experiences foster his commitment to treating his patients as more than their disease by following a simple philosophy-always treat people as an end unto themselves, and never as a means to an end. Board Certified - Am Society Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons Board Certified - Am College of Surgeons

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Dr. Merriman's well-rounded life experiences foster his commitment to treating his patients as more than their disease by following a simple philosophy — always treat people as an end unto themselves, and never as a means to an end.

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Dr. Merriman II's Performance
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in Haughton, LA |
Good bedside manner and very knowledgeable! He is kind and understanding. I am very satisfied with him as my surgeon and weight loss expert.
Thanks for taking the time to give our team a review Lisa!
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Dr. Merriman's well-rounded life experiences foster his commitment to treating his patients as more than their disease by following a simple philosophy — always treat people as an end unto themselves, and never as a means to an end.

Dr. Merriman II's Care Philosophy

Dr. Merriman's well-rounded life experiences foster his commitment to treating his patients as more than their disease by following a simple philosophy-always treat people as an end unto themselves, and never as a means to an end. Board Certified - Am Society Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons Board Certified - Am College of Surgeons

Dr. Merriman II's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Obesity
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Weight Loss

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB)

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB)

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Southern Methodist University

    Graduated in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Medical Weight Management

Procedures Performed

  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Banding
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Revision Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery