Dr. Derek Anderson, MD

Dr. Derek Anderson, MD

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Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o
(7)

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Dr. Derek Anderson, MD is a family medicine specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

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Dr. Anderson's Experience

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Dr. Anderson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Anderson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Anderson "Dr. Derek Anderson received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. He completed a Family Medicine Residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital located in Syracuse, NY. Throughout his career, Dr. Anderson has operated as a faculty member at Baton Rouge General, served as Program Director of Baton Rouge General’s Residency Program, and maintained a private practice. He is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Anderson also serves as the primary care team physician for the Louisiana State University athletic department. His special areas of interest include Family and Sports Medicine."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Anderson "Provides total care for all ages of patients. Emphasis on Sports Medicine and Prevention"

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

210  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • St. Joseph's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Anderson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Anderson's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anderson to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

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Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Anderson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Excellent bedside manner, detailed, asks lots of questions, and is very informative. Cared for my father when he became ill later in life and has helped me to be proactive in caring for myself.
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