Our Providers

Laura A. Merkel, MD

Medical SchoolUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD FellowshipFACOG ResidencyUniversity of Maryland Medical Center SpecialtyAdolescent Gynecology
Contraception Management
Family Planning
Hormone Replacement
Post- Partum Depression
Preventive Healthcare

Professional Organizations

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists



Dr. Merkel joined the medical staff at Annapolis OB-GYN Associates in the summer of 2014. She comes to us from the University of Maryland Medical Center. Born and raised in Anne Arundel County, Dr. Merkel was educated entirely in the State of Maryland. In 2010, she received the Louis Harriman Douglass Award for Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 2011, she was the recipient of the Resident Award for Excellence in Teaching, as well as the award for Excellence in Ultrasonography. Dr. Merkel will be practicing obstetrics and gynecology, and specializes in adolescent through adult gynecology, pre and post menopausal issues, sexual dysfunction and post partum depression. She resides in Crownsville with her husband, Jeff and their little boy. A few of her interests include reading, cooking, boating on the Severn River and spending time with her family.



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