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Family Practitioner, Primary Care Doctor
11 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(8)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Derek Heard is Excellent. Dr. Heard has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.8 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars

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.


Affiliations

Dr. Heard has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital 
  • Hca Palmyra Medical Centers 

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Additional Information
Dr. Derek Heard MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 11 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Derek Heard practice?
Dr. Derek Heard has 4 office locations.
Dr. Derek Heard practices Family Medicine near Albany, GA.
See Albany Family Physicians.