Dr. George Merriman II, MD

Dr. George Merriman II, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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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

Contact Information

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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Merriman II performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

13  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

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

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merriman II to family and friends
35 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

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 (3)

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...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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Thanks for taking the time to give our team a review Lisa!

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