Dr. Derrick Wayne Spell MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Derrick Spell is a medical oncologist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and is affiliated with Our Lady of the Lake 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 Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer

Clinical Interests: Breast cancer, Colon/colon cancer

Education & Medical Training

Earl K Long Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997–2000

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 2000–2002

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

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 12 years in Medical Oncology

LA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Best Doctor, Best Doctors
2014

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

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Insurances Accepted

  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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