Dr. Brian M. Derby, MD

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Dr. Brian M. Derby, MD

Plastic Surgery | Male

Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center 2255 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34239 Get Directions

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Safety, professionalism, thoughtful decision making, precision, and first-class care are terms that outline my practice. The concept of treating patients...Read more

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Dr. Derby is a Florida native who left the state after obtaining his MD at the University of South Florida...Read more

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in Sarasota, FL |
Dr. Derby's first priority was making me feel at ease. He listened to me, checked the wound that I needed fixed because it would not close and explained step by step his procedure. During surgery under local anesthetic he constantly told me what was going on, check to make sure there was no pain and even called me that evening and the next day to check on me. I've had two follow up visits and I'm extremely pleased. I look forward to seeing him in about a year for another procedure.
in Sarasota, FL |
I am pleased with the results of the wound repair performed by Dr. Derby. The wound resulted from MOHS surgery to remove a skin cancer located on my cheek just under my eye; for a woman, a strategic location. Dr. Derby’s demeanor inspired trust and confidence in his professional ability, yet he was warm and kind. He truly abides by his stated care philosophy: “treating patients as ‘he’ would wish ‘his’ family to be treated.” I would definitely recommend Dr. Brian Derby to family and friends.
in Sarasota, FL |
I recently had a wonderful experience with Dr. Derby and his staff. My dermatologist had discovered a melanoma on my upper arm and it needed to be removed. Dr. Derby was able to accommodate me in his schedule. His manner is very professional, yet warm and friendly. He put me at ease and gave me great confidence. The procedure was painless and very thorough, with excellent results. Dr. Derby and his staff exceeded my expectations, and I have already recommended him to friends and family.
in Sarasota, FL |
I absolutely feel my experience with Dr. Derby could not have been better! From the first visit I felt extremely comfortable with him. He is professional, caring and patient. I had a adominoplasty/tummy tuck & it is considered major surgery. I got the patient care & results I wanted from Dr. Derby at Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center. You should not risk your looks or your life with the wrong surgeon! I highly recommend Dr. Derby because he is an excellent doctor, surgeon, & artist! THANK YOU!
in Sarasota, FL |
I am delighted with my results from a revision Facelift with Dr. Derby. He made me look so much better and I am thrilled. I would be happy to tell anyone about my experience. I am very grateful. He was very caring of me through this whole process and respected the fact that I was older and encouraged me in ways that were helpful. Dr. Derby has a really gentle, caring, not pushy, thoughtful way of relating to someone my age. This is important to me. He looks at you and really listens to you.
in Bradenton, FL |
I had a squamous cell skin cancer on my cheek which was removed by a Sarasota dermatologist & Moh's specialist. The next day I chose to have Dr Derby close the wound as he specializes in these procedures as a plastic surgeon. I was thrilled at the expert care and results that Dr Derby performed, it's only been 5wks and there's hardly a mark on my cheek!! I am so glad that I found him and the fact that he does this type of surgery for people who have skin cancer. Thank you Dr Derby !!!
in Sarasota, Florida |
Dr.Derby exhibits the care and interest of a truly professional Doctor. He has a wonderful bedside manner which automatically put the patient at ease knowing that his care will be exceptional. He takes the time and caring to follow up closely with his patients post operatively to ensure the highest quality of care. I would definitely recommend Dr. Brian Derby.
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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aging Face
  • Blepharochalasis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Large Breasts
  • Lipomas
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Scars
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wounds
  • Wrinkles

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Eyelid Tumor Reconstruction
  • Facelift
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fat Grafting to the Body
  • Fat Grafting to the Breast
  • Fat Grafting to the Buttock
  • Fat Grafting to the Face
  • Labiaplasty
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Mole Removal
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Neck Lift
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Orbit Reconstruction
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med

    Graduated in 2007

  • Internship Hospital
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals

    Completed in 2008

  • Residency Hospital
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals

    Completed in 2013

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Grotting and Cohn Plastic Surgery-Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship

    Completed in 2015

    Mark Codner MD Plastic Surgery-Aesthetic and Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship

    Completed in 2014

  • Undergraduate School
    Stetson University

    Graduated in 2003

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Derby says...

Dr. Derby is a Florida native who left the state after obtaining his MD at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa. He then completed six years of comprehensive Plastic Surgery residency training at Southern Illinois University Institute for Plastic Surgery in Springfield, IL. After residency, he spent two years of elective aesthetic surgery fellowship study under the supervision of Dr. Mark Codner in Atlanta, GA, and Dr. Jim Grotting in Birmingham, AL.

The two additional fellowship years allowed Dr. Derby's patients to be placed in the hands of a very extensively and uniquely trained aesthetic and reconstructive surgeon. Dr. Derby has a special interest in eyelid, facial, breast and body contouring surgery.

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Dr. Derby's Care Philosophy

Safety, professionalism, thoughtful decision making, precision, and first-class care are terms that outline my practice. The concept of treating patients as I would wish my family to be treated guides every recommendation, decision, and operative move I make for those for whom I have the opportunity to provide care.