Dr. Derek Heard MD is a male Emergency Medicine Specialist, has 11 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine and Emergency Medical Services.
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(2)
Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Derek Heard is Excellent. Dr. Heard has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Derek Heard, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.


Education & Awards

Dr. Heard graduated from Medical College of Georgia, Augusta.


Affiliations

Dr. Heard has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Hca Palmyra Medical Centers 
  • Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Heard accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Medical Mutual of Ohio - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Humana - 10 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 3 plans
  • Peach State Health Plan - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 2 plans


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Derek Heard practice?
Dr. Derek Heard practices Family Medicine and Emergency Medical Services near Albany, GA.
See Albany Family Physicians and Albany Emergency Physicians.