Dr. Merrill Laurent MD
Internal Medicine Physicians — Covington, LAContact Dr. Laurent
Dr. Merrill Laurent specializes in internal medicine, pediatric medicine in Covington, Louisiana. Details of Dr. Laurent's 21 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Louisiana State University are available on your free doctor report.
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56 Starbrush Cir
Covington, LA 70433
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Merrill Laurent identified specializing in
Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs. and Pediatric MedicinePediatric Medicine
A pediatrician is concerned with the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. A pediatrician deals with biological, social, and environmental influences on the developing child, and with the impact of disease and dysfunction on development.. He obtained board certification from The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine.
A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Laurent is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Lakeview Regional Medical Center
95 E Fairway Center Dr
EducationDr. Laurent attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine and graduated in 1992 having 21 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. Merrill Laurent MD as:
- Merrill J Laurent
- M Laurent
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