Dr. George Merriman II, MD

Dr. George Merriman II, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(33)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. George Merriman II, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Shreveport, LA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Read his story

949 Olive St

Shreveport, LA 71104

Contact Information

(318) 222-3132

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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Esophageal Surgery
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more than 72% of peers
Obesity
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more than 51% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 45% of peers

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Dr. Merriman II's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Merriman II "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."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Merriman II "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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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Generalized Obesity
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Obesity
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Weight Loss
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Procedures

  • 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
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Revision Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Weight Loss Management

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Alabama-Birmingham (Uab)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Alabama-Birmingham (Uab)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Board Certified American College Of Surgeons
    Other Education | Completed
  • Board Certified American Society Of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merriman II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merriman II to family and friends
4.5
based on 33 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Merriman II's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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 II accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • 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

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Hospitals where Dr. Merriman II has admitting privileges

CHRISTUS Health Shreveport - Bossier
1 Saint Mary Pl
Shreveport, LA 71101
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Willis-Knighton Medical Center
2600 Greenwood Rd
Shreveport, LA 71103
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