Dr. Christopher D. Derby MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Christopher Derby is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Mesa, Arizona. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 13 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Virginia
Residency, General Surgery, 1995 - 2000

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2000 - 2003

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Outcome after two-patch repair of complete common atrioventricular canal defects in patients weighing four kilograms or less.
Levenbrown, Y.,Bhat, A. M.,Hossain, J.,Derby, C.,Pizarro, C.

Predictive value of near-infrared spectroscopy on neurodevelopmental outcome after surgery for congenital heart disease in infancy.
Simons, J., Sood, E.D., Derby, C.D., Pizarro, C.

Valve-sparing neo-aortic root replacement after Fontan completion for hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
Pizarro, C., Baffa, J.M., Derby, C.D., Krieger, P.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • BCBS Arizona BlueAlliance Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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