Dr. Tara Merritt, MD

Dr. Tara Merritt, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Tara Merritt, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Watkinsville, GA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from St George's University in 2002 and specializes in sports medicine and pediatric sports medicine.

1181 Langford Dr Bldg 101

Watkinsville, GA 30677

Contact Information

(706) 850-8750

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Merritt's Experience

Dr. Merritt's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Merritt "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."

2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

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.


  • St George's University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merritt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merritt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merritt to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Merritt'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 (2)

Dr. Merritt is incredible. She is thorough , passionate and so knowledgeable in her field. She is a mother and an athlete...she covers all the bases!
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She is amazing! Spent time explaining my daughters problem and was extremely knowledgeable.
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