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New Patients (318) 222-4282

Main Office Number (318) 222-3132


Freedom From Obesity®
Surgical Specialist LLC
949 Olive Street Shreveport, LA 71104

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For an emergency call 911 or visit you nearest emergency room:

Dr. Merriman sees emergencies at Christus Highland Emergency Room.

Current patients with issues after business hours, please dial 318.222.3132 and you will automatically be connected to our answering service, who will put you in touch with the doctor on-call.


Positive patient service is very important to us at Surgical Specialists.  Because we want your call to be answered as quickly as possible, we have the following phone options:

Option #1 –  Megan Ho - Patient Care Coordinator & Practice Administration
  All New Patients
Option #2 –  Gail Chreene - Patient Reception
  Current Patients: Schedule or Change Appointments or Immediate Assistance
Option #3 –  Mikiya "KayKay" Clark - Medical Assistant
  Non-Emergency Patient Care Questions
Option #4 –  Danelle Eiland – Billing
  Questions about your Bill
Option #5 –  Megan Ho - Insurance
  Current Patients: Questions about your Insurance
Option #6 –  Lisa Stansbury – Dietitian
  Current Patients: Dietitian and Medical Weight Questions
Option #7 –  Stacy Gregory, LPN & Vanquish ME, Cellutone Specialist
  Current Patients: Pre-Op Coordinator & Body Sculpt Shreveport
Option #8 –  Katy Merriman - Practice Adminstrator


For emails and additional contact information, please visit our "Meet the Team" section of our website.


*Disclaimer: All weight loss claims are due to surgery. Results will vary by person and are based upon the patient, the surgery type and the compliance with the aftercare program.

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