Dr. Derek Slovak, DPM

Dr. Derek Slovak, DPM

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Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
37 y/o
(58)

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Dr. Derek Slovak, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Huntersville, NC and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, podiatry, and more.Read his story

Carolina Foot and Ankle

16419 Northcross Dr Ste A

Huntersville, NC 28078
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Slovak

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Foot Conditions
normal
more than 79% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
normal
more than 35% of peers

Dr. Slovak'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.

Dr. Slovak's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Slovak "Derek J. Slovak Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Education: Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Post Graduate Training: INOVA Fairfax Hospital Residency Training program Georgetown University "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Slovak "Carolina Foot & Ankle with offices in Huntersville, Mooresville, Mountain Island, NC, is dedicated to getting to the root of your foot or ankle problem.

Carolina Foot & Ankle specializes in heel pain, plantar fasciitis, bunions, ingrown nails, laser treatment for fungal nails, laser therapy for sport injuries and much more! Having chronic foot and ankle pain can affect the quality of your life and finding the right foot and ankle specialist can be just as difficult. We know how hectic life can be and we are committed to making our practice and care convenient and accessible. "

3  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

12  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Plantar Fasciitis

17  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Tendon Repair
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Finch University of Health Sciences / Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Slovak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Slovak's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Slovak to family and friends
58 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (58)

  • 5
    (52)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Slovak'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)

Dr. Slovak is an excellent doctor, very knowledgeable, caring, kind and very, very gentle.
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