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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 46

211 S 9th St Ste 600
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Dr. Derk's Experience


  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Amyloidosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Graduated in 1994

Residency Hospital

Abington Meml Hospital
Complete in 1997

Fellowship Hospital

Thomas Jefferson University
Complete in 2003

Languages Spoken by Dr. Derk & Staff

  • English
  • Chinese

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