Dr. Sonya Merriman, MD

Dr. Sonya Merriman, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sonya Merriman, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Valdosta, GA. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

230 Northside Dr

Valdosta, GA 31602

Contact Information

(229) 242-3002

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Reduction
very high
more than 91% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
high
more than 83% of peers
Wound Repair
normal
more than 60% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Merriman "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."
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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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Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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

  • 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)
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • 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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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Mercer University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Memorial Health University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • U Tenn Chattanooga-Erlanger Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merriman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merriman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merriman to family and friends
4.5
based on 17 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Merriman'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 Valdosta, GA |
I had an amazing experience. I was scheduled for my breast augmentation and abdominal liposuction appointment the following week! During the consultation and in my follow up Dr. Merriman and her staff took their time answering my questions and provided guidance with what to expect. Dr. Merriman...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Merriman accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Merriman has admitting privileges

South Georgia Medical Center
2501 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA 31602
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