Dr. Merrill J. Laurent, MD

Dr. Merrill J. Laurent, MD

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Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
49 y/o
10 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Laurent specializes in Internal Medicine and practices in Covington, LA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Laurent's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laurent to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Laurent's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Covington, LA |
Dr Laurent is very kind and takes the time to listen to his patients. You never feel rushed and he is complete in his assessment and explains what is coming next. My whole family sees him and I would recommend him to everyone.
in Covington |
He takes an interest in his patients and the time to fully explain what's going on and what we should do next. I would and have referred him to everyone I know.
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Dr. Laurent's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  •  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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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension

Education

  • Medical School
    La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Lsumc

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Louisiana State University School Of Medicine At New Orleans

    Completed in 1996

    Lsu Medical Center

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    Louisiana State Univ

    Graduated in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Procedures Performed

  • Blood Test
  • Immunization
  • Physical Examination
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Vaccination
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination