Dr. George Merriman II, MD

Dr. George Merriman II, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. George Merriman II, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1987 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

949 Olive St

Shreveport, LA 71104

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Merriman II's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Surgery
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Dr. Merriman II performs Esophageal Surgery more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Merriman II performs this procedure more than 72% of his peers

Obesity
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Dr. Merriman II treats Obesity more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Merriman II treats this condition more than 51% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merriman II performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Merriman II performs this procedure more than 45% of his peers

About Me

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

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1992
    University Of Alabama-Birmingham (Uab)
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1988
    University Of Alabama-Birmingham (Uab)
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School
    1987
  • 1983
    Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School
    1983

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4.4

Based on 35 reviews

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Dr. Merriman is fantastic. I have been working with his office to meet the criteria my insurance layed out. He is very clear and understanding when he talks about obesity. His plan is easy to follow. His office even gives you the option to purchase your nutritional needs, taking the guesswork...Read More
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After my surgery, I was in the hospital for two months and have lifetime issues. After unexpected bills and almost a year away from work, it was especially disheartening be turned over to collections by Dr. Merriman.
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Good bedside manner and very knowledgeable! He is kind and understanding. I am very satisfied with him as my surgeon and weight loss expert.
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Locations

Surgical Specialists

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  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare