Dr. Merle Stringer, MD

Dr. Merle Stringer, MD

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76 y/o
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Dr. Merle Stringer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Panama City, FL and has been practicing for 45 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, interventional pain medicine, and more.

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2011 Harrison Ave

Panama City, FL 32405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Stringer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stringer treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Stringer treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stringer treats Limb Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Stringer treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stringer treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Stringer treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Stringer's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Postoperative Pain
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Confusion
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dementia
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Dystonia
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Essential Tremor
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Meningiomas
Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Parkinsonism
Parkinson's Disease
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polyneuropathy
Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Seizure Disorders
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syncope
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertigo
Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Merle Stringer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Panama City, FL and has been practicing for 45 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, interventional pain medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Adult & Pediatric Neurology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Of Western Ontario
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1978
    University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1978
  • 1973
    Medical College Of Georgia
    Residency Hospital
    1973
  • 1969
    Washington Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1969
  • 1968
    Medical College Of Georgia
    Medical School
    1968

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Stringer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Stringer

4.6

Based on 64 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
10.9375%
(7)

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Dr, Stringer came in with an arrogant and curt attitude. He gave me no hope of a future decent quality of life just because they couldn't find how they could do surgery to help me. He just washed his hands of my case without a care. I have never met such a cold doctor in my life. My pain is severe...Read More
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Dr. Stringer has helped a lot of people in my family. He saved my brother's life years ago. This gentleman not only cares about what he does, he cares about his patients'. When I went to see him he head a nerve test and MRI done right in his facility there, and it was so easy. He also offers...Read More
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Dr Stringer was kind, caring and very knowledgable. He was prompt and to the point with my care and I felt very confident in his treatment. I feel 100% better and will continue to use him as my physician for my back and neck problems.
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Really nice Doctor. He has treated me before and always was nice to me. I was most recently seen by his brother Dr. Doug Stringer and he still took the time to come into my appointment and ask me how I was doing and listened to my whole story again. The two brothers really take great care of me and...Read More
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I was on vacation with my family, went to the ER with what I thought was a migraine. Dr. Stringer was my doctor. He was wonderful from the start. He explained everything, bedside manner was great. Was great with my family and helping with anything that we needed.
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
Blue Select
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
POMCO Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American

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Bay Medical Center

Panama City, FL

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