Dr. Christopher Derby, MD

Dr. Christopher Derby, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Christopher Derby, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University of Michigan / Ann Arbor in 1995 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

11 S Central Ave Apt 2304

Phoenix, AZ 85004

Contact Information

(602) 628-3530

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 16 More

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Heart Disease
more than 4% of peers
Heart Surgery
more than 2% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Lung Transplant Surgery
  • Pediatric Heart Transplant Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

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  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • USC/ Univ Hospital and USC/Norris
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Christopher Derby, MD
Dr. Derby corrected our daughter's AV canal when she was 5 months old. He thoroughly explained everything regarding her defect, as well as what he planned to do surgically. After the surgery, he spent a generous amount of time talking with us about the repair and what to expect. Our daughter is...Read More
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