Dr. Steven R. Merta, MD

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Dr. Steven R. Merta, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male

420 N Center St Ste 20, Hickory, NC 28601 Get Directions
(828) 315-5000

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Dr. Merta specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Hickory, NC. He practices at 2 locations.

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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 well the whole team takes my appointments,and problems very seriously. Thank You.
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      Specialties

      • Obstetrics & Gynecology

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      • Obstetrics & Gynecology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
      • Atrophic Vaginitis
      • Blood Disorders
      • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breech Position
      • Cancer
      • Cervical Cancer
      • Cervical Polyps
      • Cervicitis
      • Ectopic Pregnancy
      • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
      • Endometriosis
      • Female Infertility
      • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
      • Gestational Diabetes
      • Gonorrhea Infections
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
      • Hemorrhoids
      • High Risk Pregnancy
      • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
      • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
      • Mastodynia
      • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
      • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
      • Miscarriages
      • Nausea
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteoporosis
      • Ovarian Cancer
      • Ovarian Cysts
      • Pap Smear Abnormalities
      • Perimenopause
      • Placenta Previa
      • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
      • Postpartum Depression
      • Preeclampsia
      • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
      • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
      • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
      • Symptomatic Menopause
      • Trichomoniasis
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Uterine Cancer
      • Uterine Diseases
      • Uterine Fibroids
      • Uterine Prolapse
      • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
      • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
      • Vulvar Cancer
      • Yeast Infections

      Procedures Performed

      • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
      • Cholesterol Screening
      • Colpopexy
      • Colporrhaphy
      • Colposcopy
      • C-Section
      • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
      • Endometrial Ablation
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
      • Fetal 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
      • Laparotomy
      • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
      • 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

      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.

      Education

      • Medical School
        New York Medical College

        Graduated in 1989

      • Internship Hospital
        Chldns Hospital

        Completed in 1990

      • Residency Hospital
        University Buffalo Chldns Hospital

        Completed in 1993

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

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

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Merta

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients