About Me

Highlights
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Robotics
  • Herniorrhaphy
  • Hernia, Abdominal
  • Abdominal Wall
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • General Surgery
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Diseases
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis, Acute
  • Cholecystolithiasis
  • Choledocholithiasis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Common Bile Duct Diseases
  • CREST Syndrome
  • Digestive System Diseases
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Fundoplication
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastroscopy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia, Hiatal
  • Hernia, Inguinal
  • Hernia, Umbilical
  • Hernia, Ventral
  • Lipoma

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, OK
MD
8/1/2003 - 6/30/2007

Internship

Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC

7/1/2007 - 6/30/2008

Residency

Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC

7/1/2008 - 6/30/2013

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery
10/22/2013

Academic Information

My Department

Surgery

My Division

General and Gastrointestinal Surgery

Reviews

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

246 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.7 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.8 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.8 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.7 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.4 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.8 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

    Dr. Meara was very thorough, gentle and open about all the options I have in my situation. It is always comforting to see him explain all the pros and cons.

  • Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

    Excellent.

  • Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

    When a person saves your life, you will always feel thankful forever.

  • Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

    Fantastic!

  • Reviewed on Feb 05, 2020

    All good experiences.

  • Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

    The doctor is the best doctor which I have seen in OSU so far and he is a good doctor for my experience very good doctor - so far.

  • Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

    He is super!

  • Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

    Dr. Meara is a very thoughtful I knowledgeable surgery, who treat us patients with outstanding professionalism & care.

  • Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

    Dr. Meara answered all our questions and was very helpful in letting me know what we needed to do or not to do.

  • Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

    No problems!

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/21/2019, Dr. Meara has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office.

  • Intuitive Surgical Inc.
  • Becton Dickinson