Dr. Derek Muse, MD
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Dr. Derek Muse, MD

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Family Medicine | Male

Highland Family Practice&Dnstry 4460 S Highland Dr Ste 400 Salt Lake City, UT 84124 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

Being a family doctor is more enjoyable every year that I am in practice, and that is primarily because of the wonderful patients that I rub shoulders with in my practice. I enjoy hearing about my patient's successes in their personal lives and I grieve with them for their losses. I take seriously my role as an adviser to my patients as they decide what is best for their health care. I study long hours to stay up to date on the latest treatments and guidelines, so that I can teach my patients about their diseases and the options that they have to chose from in treating their diseases. I listen carefully to my patients.

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I became a doctor because I love people and I love the fascinating science of the human body.

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Dr. Muse's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Muse to family and friends
4.6
based on 94 total surveys (69 with reviews)
Dr. Muse'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 Reviews (69)
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Our family loves Dr. Muse. My wife and I are 65, and we have six children. We have all been going to Dr. Muse for about the last 25 years. He is by far our favorite family physician. He has often taken care of problems that could have required a specialist. We also trust him to recommend a specialist when needed.
Salt Lake City, UT |
Been seeing Dr. Muse for years great Dr.
in Riverton Ut. |
I have been seeing Dr. Muse for over 25 years. His office is friendly, and clean. He is a Flight Surgeon, and im an air traffic controller who needs to know what medications i can and cannot take. He communicates very well with me on the medications i take. I would highly recommend DR. Muse.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
I have seen Dr. Muse for 20 + years. I have had a positive experience. No problems.
South Jordan, UT |
Wonderful doctor
in South Jordan, UT |
It was quick & painless getting into the office to see Dr. Muse. Once There, Dr. Muse is a very caring and sympathetic physician that seems to have your best interest at heart. He is very knowledgeable, patient, and genuinely concerned about taking the very best care of you. He doesn't just hurry you through, he takes time to actually hear you & your concerns, ask questions & listens to your concerns, issues & questions. I think he is just fantastic!
South Jordan, UT |
Derek Muse has been my primary care provider for over 20 years. He is a great doctor and does really care about your health. He stays current on the latest trends and studies. The wait times have been okay. His staff is very friendly and helpful. The phone support has been great. They get back with you quickly concerning test results.
in West Jordan, Utah |
I have been patient of Doctor Muse for about 20 years, and I am extremely pleased with his treatment. He is a great doctor, has a top notch staff and practice, I have total trust in his medical care.
West Jordan, UT |
I have been a patient of Dr Muse for over 15 years. I stay with him because he is very caring, very thorough, and clearly spends much of his time keeping up on the latest studies. I have on occasion waited a little longer, but I know that this is because I am not the only one with this opinion. Great physician, knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend Dr. Muse.
Salt Lake City, UT |
I've been a patient of Dr. Muse for over 20 years. Dr. Muse is truly dedicated to the care of his patients. He is thorough and takes the time to discuss and explain any medical concerns. I have complete faith in him as a doctor and respect for him as a caring, honest person. Dr. Muse and his staff are always cheerful and are willing to do anything they can to assist with their patients' medical needs.
in Salt Lake City, Utah |
I have been going to Dr. Muse for over 10 years now. He is extremely knowledgeable. I was having a few problems that were hard to explain but caused me to be in great pain and was debilitating. He immediately ordered blood work and had my diagnosis very quickly. He was then able to refer me to a very good Rheumatologist that has helped me greatly. He is always up to date with the latest information. He is amazing.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Dr. Muse has been my Family Doctor for over 15 years. He is a great Doctor
in Sandy, UT |
Dr. Muse has been our family physician for nearly 30 years. He is a man with the highest degree of professionalism, integrity and understanding. It has never been a time for me to seek a second opinion based on his diagnosis and/or treatment, that is how much I trust him and value his judgment and the reason why I strongly recommend him to you.
in Woods cross ut |
Very likely he is very concerned about your issues and wants to make it as easy as possible for you
Sandy, Utah |
I have been seeing Dr. Muse for over 20 years, I was empressed with him the very first time I saw him and even now I can't say enough about what a caring, knowledgeable, Sincerely kind person he is. I never have felt like he was rushing to get to his next patient, as a matter of fact he will always come in and apologize for my wait, even if I haven't been waiting. He explains things so well and is up on all new things going on in the medical field. You couldn't ask for a better Dr.
in West Jordan, UT |
100% I have sent many friends and family to his practice.
in Layton, UT |
Dr muse and other doctors at highland family practice make you feel like family, they really care about your well being. I live in layton now but i make the drive to highland family practice because I know how ill be treated there and thats worth it to me.
in Sandy, UT |
My mom first took me to Dr. Muse as a child, because she though he looked like Michael J. Fox. He has been my primary care physician for 35 years. Excellent physician; extremely knowledgable.
in West Jordan, UT |
I have had numerous doctors in my 42 years and Dr. Muse is by far my favorite. He is a very personable doctor and makes you feel very comfortable.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
I already have referred several friends and family to Dr. Muse and they have all been as happy as I. I've been going to him for most of my adult life (over 15 years) and he is ALWAYS a professional, caring, knowledgeable resource for my health care needs. When I was a newlywed and did not have insurance, he personally did everything he could to lower my costs and even gave me samples instead of making me fill a prescription. He is a great doctor!
in Salt Lake City, UT |
I have been a patient of Dr. Muse for over 20 years. I have appreciated his care and willingness to answer any questions I have. I would recommend him to all friends and family who are looking for a new doctor.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Dr Muse has been mine & my wife's Dr since the 80's. He has been & continues to provide us with outstanding care. We trust his skills to take care of all our medical needs. When a specialist is needed he refers us to very skilled professionals. We recommend him without reservation.. clark & carolyn oborn
in salt lake city, ut |
Dr. Muse has been our family doctor for many years. He has given our family GREAT service over the years, and we highly recommend him. He is a GREAT Family Doctor.
in Cottonwood Heights, UT |
I have found Dr Muse to be very caring and attentive to my concerns. I have never had a slam-bam visit with him. He makes notes in his computer so that he has continuity from one visit to another. I would strongly recommend Dr. Muse to a friend or family member.
in Cottonwood Hts Ut 84093 |
This doctor takes the time to listsen to you and explanes to you all the pluses and neg. Heis a good doctor and I have used him for many years and will continue.
in Sandy, UT |
Dr. Muse has been my PCP for many years now. He is very caring and extremely thorough. I have always had a very professional experience with Dr. Muse and is staff and would highly recommend him to my family and friends.
in Saratoga springs, UT |
I have been seeing Dr. Muse for over 20 years, hope he never retires. My first visit he spent over an hour with me because I had several things going on. Only a standard office visit charge too. He really cares, He will make sure that you understand what is going on and he will listen to you to make sure you got it. We have just moved over 35 miles away and will make the drive to see him. Because he sees all of my family that lives in Utah he knows our genetics and tailors his exams to meet our
in Salt Lake City, UT |
I have gone to Dr. Muse for many years. I have an annual every year. I love that he spends so much time going over everything with me and explains things I have questions about. Other visits are as equally satisfactory. He is very thorough and addresses every problem. Once in a while I have to wait to get into him, but recently I have noticed that he is trying to keep a good schedule. His medical assistants and staff are very friendly and helpful. He is a great doctor!!
in Salt Lake City, UT |
I have been seeing Dr Muse for over 5 years now. He always takes time with me to answer my questions and his staff is fast and proficient and friendly. Dr. Muse is someone that I trust.
in Salt Lake City, UT. |
Dr. Muse is generally concerned about his patients. My experience with him over several years has been pleasurable and informative. I would highly recommend him but knowing how busy he gets, I would like to see the practice scaled back only to have shorter scheduling for urgent care. He is by far a very good care provider and listener.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Great doctor - he has seen so many members of my family, and taken good care of all of them, and is HIPPA compliant.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
I have been seeing Dr. Muse for over 20 years. I just love him. He is always very helpful and understanding. He always takes the time to answer any question or concerns that I have and is never off-putting. Never condescending and treats me with great respect. He knows me and my health issues and I thank him for all that he does for me. I will and do recommend him to all. Thank you Dr. Muse for all the years of great doctoring.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
he is very friendly and super nice everytime i see him
in Salt Lake City, Utah |
Dr Muse has been my doctor for over 10 years and always do more than any Doctor I have seem during this 10 years. If for some reason I have to see a different doctor I make sure he knows what's going on as well. I highly recommend doctor Muse to all my friends and family with no doubt they will have the best doctor ever. Thank you doctor Muse for all you do.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Dr Muse is by far the most caring and compassionate doctor, I have ever had! He takes the time to hear his patience and even if that means waiting a few extra minutes to be seen, I know I am going to get the same attentiveness and care as the patient before me! I highly recommend Dr Muse! And his staff is amazing as well!
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Very knowledgeable and professional.
in west Jordan, UT |
I came to Dr. Muse due to another doctor's temp absence at Highland. As a result of insurance change and 1000% increased medication cost, Dr. Muse and I set up a preferable,lower cost option for chronic pain . At NO TIME did he make me feel immoral,unethical or like a criminal (so common in the pain treatment world). He is accessible, patient, effective, caring, has no inflated ego and has a GREAT support staff that reflects his own superb approach. Best in class! I recommend Dr. Muse highly.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Dr. Muse has provided exceptional specialty care and his practice is comforting and knowledgeable.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
He has been the best doctor I have ever had very respectful always makes time for his patients even one like me scheduling last minute and he still gets me in cuz he truly cares
in Sandy, UT |
he is very caring and listens to your pains ...he tries to find out what is the cause. Dr. Muse reads about the new and up to date information that is out there.
in Highland, UT |
Dr. muse is an amazing doctor, he gets busy sometimes but he is worth waiting every minute to see him. So nice and understanding.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
My experience is that he cares. He actually cares for his patience and the purpose of his work.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Derek Muse has been our family physician for more than 20 years. He's easy to talk to. He's extremely well read. He's concerned about your long term good health. He has plenty of help in the office so it's easy to get into to see someone even if he's not available. If I were picking someone to help manage the health of my family, Derek Muse would be my very first choice.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
Very satisfied and pleased with Dr. Muse. He is the kindest truly sincere doctor I have met. I've been seeing him for 10+ years and have no complaints. He stays current with latest medical research. I highly recommend Dr. Muse for anyone .
in Centerville, utah |
I have been seeing Dr. Muse since 2007. He has helped me with my weight loss. I have lost 40 lbs with his help. He takes time to talk to you and does not make you feel rushed. I'd recommend him to anyone.
in Midvale, UT |
I have been going to Dr. Muse for the last two years for Chronic pain management. It took me six years to find the right doctor and I am so grateful that I finally found Dr. Muse! Dr. Muse put me on a great medication that has changed my life! The staff at the Highland Family Practice is extremely put together and compassionate about quality care for their patients!
in Sandy, Ut |
He is genuine and cares about his patients. He will not get you in and push you out just so he can get a check. he knows me, my family and most importantly remembers my history.HIGHLY RECOMMEND
in Slc utah |
Dr Muse is a very helpful confident doctor who always goes above and beyond to help me and my family.
Salt Lake City, UT |
Derek Muse has been our family doctor for over 30 years. We have always found him to be extremely helpful and professional with our medical needs. We know we can depend on him to give us the care we need.
in Salt Lake |
Dr Muse performs my annual physical each year. He is very thorough and gives me the latest research on specific topics he sees as pertinent to my health. His office is very helpful and responsive. I would highly recommend Dr Muse.
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Dr. Muse says...

I became a doctor because I love people and I love the fascinating science of the human body. 

Dr. Muse's Care Philosophy

Being a family doctor is more enjoyable every year that I am in practice, and that is primarily because of the wonderful patients that I rub shoulders with in my practice. I enjoy hearing about my patient's successes in their personal lives and I grieve with them for their losses. I take seriously my role as an adviser to my patients as they decide what is best for their health care. I study long hours to stay up to date on the latest treatments and guidelines, so that I can teach my patients about their diseases and the options that they have to chose from in treating their diseases. I listen carefully to my patients.

Dr. Muse says...

In addition to the wide variety of diseases that I treat as a Family Doctor, I specialize in the treatment of diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity in adults, teens and children, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and chronic pain. 

I am also certified to prescribe Suboxone for drug addiction, to perform aviation physicals as a Senior Aviation Medical Examiner, to perform DOT physicals and to conduct clinical research.

Dr. Muse'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
  •  Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Education

  • Medical School
    U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    Brigham Young University

    Graduated in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear