Dr. Tara Merritt, MD

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Sports Medicine | Female

Performance Pediatrics and Sports Medicine 1181 Langford Dr Bldg 101, Watkinsville, GA 30677 Get Directions
(706) 850-8750

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Care Philosophy

The performance pediatrics team is preparing to take the field as we bring our unique and personalized approach to sports medicine to North Georgia in August 2012. At Performance Pediatrics & Sports Medicine our playbook is based on small town service and cutting edge medical care. Our commitment to personalized medical service and coaching is deeply rooted in the practice founder, Dr. Tara Merritt's experience as a lifelong athlete. Having ran at the collegiate level at a Division 1 school, Dr. Merritt and the team at Performance Pediatrics and Sports Medicine is dedicated to helping North Georgia's young athletes keep active, healthy and growing.Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Pediatrics

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Education

  • Medical School
    St George's University

    Graduated in 2002

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  • English

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  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatric Sports Medicine and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Merritt's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Merritt

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
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Dr. Merritt's Care Philosophy

The performance pediatrics team is preparing to take the field as we bring our unique and personalized approach to sports medicine to North Georgia in August 2012. At Performance Pediatrics & Sports Medicine our playbook is based on small town service and cutting edge medical care. Our commitment to personalized medical service and coaching is deeply rooted in the practice founder, Dr. Tara Merritt's experience as a lifelong athlete. Having ran at the collegiate level at a Division 1 school, Dr. Merritt and the team at Performance Pediatrics and Sports Medicine is dedicated to helping North Georgia's young athletes keep active, healthy and growing.