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Specialties & Research
Dr. Derek Heard, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.
- He has special expertise in 2 areas:
- Weight Loss
- Weight loss (non-surgical)
Education & Awards
Dr. Heard graduated from Medical College of Georgia, Augusta.
Dr. Heard has 4 hospital affiliations:
- Hca Palmyra Medical Centers
- Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
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- Additional Information
- Dr. Derek Heard MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 12 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
- Where does Dr. Derek Heard practice?
- Dr. Derek Heard has 1 office location.
Dr. Derek Heard practices Family Medicine near Albany, GA.
See Albany Family Physicians.