Dr. Steven Merta, MD

Dr. Steven Merta, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Steven Merta, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1989 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

1205 N Center St

Hickory, NC 28601

Contact Information

(828) 324-1699

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Pap Smear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Syphilis Screening
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Merta's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

56  Conditions Treated


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38  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Chldns Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Buffalo Chldns Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merta to family and friends
82 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (82)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Merta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I will just start out stating that Dr.Merta is a wonderful OBGYN Doctor. The first time I went to see him was when I just found out I was 9 weeks pregnant he allowed me to address all of my concerns and questions in regards to my pregnancy before he started making his recommendations. Dr.Merta...more
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Dr. Merta is amazing. I was referred to him by my own mom and have been with him since 2013. I have referred him to several women in my family and some friends as well. Definitely the right choice for a good doctor and trusted advisor.
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Hello my name is Jessica Alderman. I am deaf...... I had some problems with my overy it's hard to trying to get pregnant... So it be nice to see you again soon when I make a appointment first see you soon ????
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Dr Merta makes me feel very comfortable when talking with him. He delivered my first baby,and his decisions were very professional that made me feel safe while in his care. I wouldn't ever see another OBGYN he is very patient,and very caring. Dr. Merta'as staff is absolutely wonderful,and caring as...more
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