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About Dr. Jennifer L Derrick
Dr. Jennifer L Derrick, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Mankato, MN. She has 11 years of experience. Her specialties include Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Derrick is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital Methodist Campus. She speaks English.
Dr. Jennifer L Derrick has the following 2 specialties
- Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Hospice care & Palliative medicine specialists focus their practice on pain management, symptom relief and qualify-of-life treatments to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients. These doctors have specialized expertise in the treatment of patients with serious illnesses, advanced diseases and conditions resulting from catastrophic injury. Though often they work within hospice settings, they prevent and alleviate suffering appropriate at any age and stage of disease and can work alongside practitioners providing curative treatments.
Hospice care & Palliative medicine focuses on depression, pain, fatigue, constipation, nausea, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping, among other conditions. They also alleviate psychosocial distress and other stressors that accompany terminal illnesses. They are skilled in guiding families through legal and ethical decision-making in end-of-life care and can address spiritual issues at these times. By coordinating care across settings by improving communication among providers, they improve access to information for families so that they understand the patient's condition and treatment options.
- Emergency Medicine
An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.
Dr. Jennifer L Derrick has the following 3 expertise
Dr. Jennifer L Derrick has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. Jennifer L Derrick is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Dr. Derrick is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
11 Years Experience
University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2007
Dr. Jennifer L Derrick accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Medica Choice
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsMayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, 1025 Marsh St, Mankato, MN
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