Dr. Derrick Wayne Spell MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Derrick Spell is a medical oncologist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baton Rouge General Medical Center and Lane Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Spell accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Baton Rouge General Medical Center and one of 2 at Lane Regional Medical Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology, Hematologic

Clinical Interests: Public health, Personalized cancer therapy; Improving access to clinical trials in the community setting

Education & Medical Training

Earl K Long Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2000

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1997

U Texas Med Branch
Fellowship, Oncology (IM), 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 12 years in Medical Oncology

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Best Doctor, Best Doctors

Publications & Presentations

Delayed suprachoroidal hemorrhage and factor VIII deficiency.
Maguluri, S., Bueno, C. L., Fuller, I. B., Eagle, R. C. Jr, Spell, D. W.

The value of a complete blood count in predicting cancer of the colon.
Spell, D. W., Jones, D. V. Jr, Harper, W. F., David Bessman, J.

Epiphora induced by intermittent docetaxel (taxotere) in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
Spell, D. W., Estephan, F. F., Lin, J. T., Jones, D. V. Jr

See all 7 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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