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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Tamara Merchant is Excellent. Dr. Merchant has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 3.6
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

  • She has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Biofeedback
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Diverticulitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Mammography
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Warts
  • Women's Health

Education & Awards

Dr. Merchant graduated from UMDNJ, Newark. She has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Merchant has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Texas Heart Hospital 
  • Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hosp Nw 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Tamara J Merchant MD is a female Surgeon, has 12 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Tamara J. Merchant practice?
Dr. Tamara Merchant has 3 office locations.
Dr. Tamara Merchant practices Surgery near San Antonio, TX.
See San Antonio Surgeons.