Dr. Derek Paul, MD

Dr. Derek Paul, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Derek Paul, MD is a general surgery specialist in Vero Beach, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1991 and specializes in general surgery.

3735 11th Cir Ste 101

Vero Beach, FL 32960

Contact Information

(772) 569-5660

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hernia Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Paul'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Paul does not have any board certifications listed.

60  Conditions Treated

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56  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystotomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Mt Sinai
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Sinai Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Paul has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Paul has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paul's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paul to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Paul'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 (5)

Dr Paul performed 2 surgeries on me. The 2nd was emergency in the middle of the night and he was going on vacation that morning. He could have left me to another surgeon. He is so compassionate and caring with his patients. An amazing man.
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after being diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time I knew what came next, surgery! 11 years ago I went to Jacksonville for my mastectomy, Mayo Clinic was the best. Well, after seeing Dr.Paul it was without a doubt that he was the best doctor for me. From my first appointment his staff was...more
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Dr. Paul fit me in to his busy surgical calendar when I presented with the need for an inguinal hernia repair. This was my first experience with the doctor, and with the Indian River Medical Center surgical team. I have practiced hospital dentistry for many years and was aware of the standards of...more
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I had hernia surgery on Friday and the doctor and his staff were very helpful and compassionate on all of my needs.
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