Dr. Joy Derwenskus DO Neurologist

Dr. Joy Derwenskus is a neurologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Northwestern Medical Center and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Derwenskus accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 23 doctors at Northwestern Medical Center and one of 92 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Northwestern Medical Center

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ranked #10 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999–2000

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 2000–2003

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Future treatment approaches to multiple sclerosis.
Derwenskus, J.,Lublin, F. D.

Current disease-modifying treatment of multiple sclerosis.
Derwenskus, J.

Use of interferon-beta in the treatment of multiple sclerosis.
Derwenskus, J., Lublin, F. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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