Dr. Sonya J. Merriman, MD

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Dr. Sonya J. Merriman, MD

Plastic Surgery | Female

Plastic Surgery Associates 230 Northside Dr, Valdosta, GA 31602 Get Directions
(229) 242-3002

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Dr. Merriman is committed to quality, including use of the safest, most advanced cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures available. As...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Plastic Surgery
      • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
      • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
      • Cosmetic Surgery
      • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
      • Facial Plastic Surgery
      • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
      • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
      • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

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      • Plastic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Age Spots
      • Breast Diseases
      • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
      • Fracture
      • Gynecomastia
      • Hand Conditions
      • Large Breasts
      • Localized Fat Deposits
      • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
      • Panniculitis
      • Skin Aging
      • Skin Cancer
      • Wrinkles

      Procedures Performed

      • Abdominoplasty
      • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
      • Blepharoplasty
      • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
      • Botox® Injection
      • Breast Augmentation
      • Breast Lift Surgery
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • Breast Reduction
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
      • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
      • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
      • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Skin Cancer
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Facelift
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Hylaform Injection
      • Laser Hair Removal
      • Laser Skin Resurfacing
      • Laser Tattoo Removal
      • Lip, Excision or Resection
      • Liposuction
      • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
      • Power-Assisted Liposuction (PAL)
      • Restylane® Injections
      • Skin Grafts
      • Smartlipo Triplex® Laser Liposuction
      • Steroid Injection
      • ThermiSmooth™ Non-Invasive Skin Smoothing Treatment
      • ThermiTight™ Subdermal Skin Tightening Treatment
      • ThermiVa™ Non-Invasive Vaginal Rejuvenation Treatment
      • Wound Repair

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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

      Education

      • Medical School
        Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med

        Graduated in 1985

      • Residency Hospital
        Memorial Health University Medical Center

        Completed in 1990

        U Tenn Chattanooga-Erlanger Med Ctr

        Completed in 1992

      • Undergraduate School
        Mercer University / School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1981

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Merriman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
      • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Merriman's Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

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      Dr. Merriman's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Merriman is committed to quality, including use of the safest, most advanced cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures available. As a board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Merriman's practice allows her to be both artistic and creative. At the same time she is continually building her reputation for being meticulous in her pursuit of the balanced and natural results her patients hope to achieve.