Dr. Derek K. Paul, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 50

3735 11th Cir Ste 101
Vero Beach, FL 32960
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Dr. Paul:

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Dr. Paul's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Indian River Medical Center
1000 36th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Sebastian River Medical Center
13695 Us Highway 1
Sebastian, FL 32958

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Paul

Healthgrades

8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Derek K Paul MD
Derek K Paul MD
3735 11th Cir Ste 101
Vero Beach, FL 32960
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  1. Healthgrades

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    Dr. Paul's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant & Whipple Procedure)
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
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    • Stomach Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Paul

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    NEW YORK MED COLL
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    Mt Sinai
    Mt Sinai Med Ctr

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of Miami
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Paul & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Paul's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Paul has admitting privileges:

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    • Indian River Medical Center

    • Sebastian River Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Paul

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paul to family and friends

    25 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Paul's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 24 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Paul
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    25 responses
    below
    national average

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    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Paul accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • POMCO Group
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • UPMC Health Plan
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    Office Locations

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    Derek K Paul MD
    3735 11th Cir Ste 101
    Vero Beach, FL 32960
    (772) 569-5660 (Office)
    (772) 569-4343 (Fax)
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