Dr. Chris Derk, MD

Dr. Chris Derk, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Chris Derk, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1994 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

3400 Civic Center Blvd # 300S

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Systemic Sclerosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Raynaud's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Derk's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

73  Conditions Treated


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3  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Abington Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Derk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Derk to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Derk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Terrible treatment. Drove far from home to see this doctor, and he barely let me talk. Not compassionate at all. Quick look at me spoke very little and just went directly to his computer and noted my symptoms. That's all. Waste of my long drive and his arrogance was terrible. Don't go! Look for...more
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