Dr. Christopher Derivaux, MD

Dr. Christopher Derivaux, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o
(6)

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Dr. Christopher Derivaux, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Sicklerville, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and surgical oncology.

Cooper University Physicians

500 Cross Keys Rd

Sicklerville, NJ 08081
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

Learn about Dr. Derivaux

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Derivaux performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
more than 93% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Derivaux'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

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

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

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Derivaux has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Virtua South, Chief, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Virtua South, Chief, Department of Vascular Surgery

Dr. Derivaux's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Derivaux to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Derivaux's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Derivaux just performed my second lung surgery. He is a pleasant, competent, caring person and an excellent surgeon. I would not hesitate to recommend him to any of my family or friends.
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Excellent Surgeon. Excellent communicator. Extremely pleased
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