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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Derek Heard is Excellent. Dr. Heard has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

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. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)


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 13 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.