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