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Dr. Patrick Derby

Skilled in reconstructive surgery and wound care, with a focus on diabetic limb salvage. His principle: making a uniquely positive impact on each patient.

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Tuesday 8 AM – 5 PM

Wednesday 8 AM – 5 PM

Thursday 8 AM – 5 PM

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2511 W Martin Luther King Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607
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Thursday 8 AM – 5 PM

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Tampa, FL 33626
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About Dr. Patrick Derby

Patrick Derby, DPM, is a podiatric surgeon with an interest in reconstructive surgery, wound care, diabetic limb salvage, and minimally-invasive bunion correction. Dr. Derby earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville followed by his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine degree from the California School of Podiatric Medicine in Oakland, California. He then completed a surgical residency at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan, where he served as chief resident for two years.

During his postgraduate training, Dr. Derby gained significant experience performing minimally-invasive procedures and reconstructive forefoot and rearfoot surgeries. His program provided him with a versatile foundation and the guidance to build strong doctor-patient relationships. It also shaped his core principle as a physician: making a uniquely positive impact on each patient.

A Florida Panhandle native, Dr. Derby always planned to return to his home state and was drawn to serve Tampa Bay. When not treating patients, Dr. Derby enjoys cooking, surfing, and spending time with his wife, family and friends, and Cockapoo, Moose.

Experience and Credentials

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Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Science 
    University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
    Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA
  • Podiatric Surgery Resident
    Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Clinton Township, MI

Certifications

Hospital Affiliations

  • Tampa General Hospital
    Tampa, FL
  • Baycare St. Joseph Hospital
    Main, Tampa, FL
  • Baycare St. Joseph Hospital 
    North, Lutz, FL

Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Tampa Bay Surgery Center
    Tampa, FL
  • Center for Advanced Surgical Specialists
    Tampa, FL
  • Advanced Surgical Care of New Tampa
    New Tampa, FL

Memberships

  • Florida Podiatric Medical Association
    Member
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
    Member

What to expect with Dr. Derby

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Personalized Attention

Dr. Derby is committed to giving each patient the personal attention they deserve, ensuring a thorough understanding of their condition and treatment plan.

Professional Guidance

Benefit from Dr. Derby's extensive expertise as he guides you towards improved foot and ankle health.

Patient-Focused Philosophy

Experience Dr. Derby's dedication to a patient-focused philosophy, ensuring your needs and comfort are always prioritized.

Comprehensive Care

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Dr. Derby offers comprehensive care for all podiatric conditions and will ensure that every patient receives effective, personalized treatment for their specific foot and ankle needs.

Custom orthotics and supportive footwear designed by a professional podiatrist to alleviate foot pain, improve foot function, and correct issues like plantar fasciitis and arch pain.

Custom Orthotics and Footwear

Our foot and ankle specialists can create custom orthotics and recommend footwear to help alleviate foot pain and improve your mobility.
Professional podiatrist at Modern Foot & Ankle providing comprehensive arthritis management services to improve foot function and mobility.

Arthritic Conditions

Our podiatrists can help manage the pain and stiffness associated with arthritis of the feet and ankles.
Podiatrist performing an in-office digital x-ray on a patient's foot to assess their heel pain.

In-Office Digital X-Ray

Our advanced digital X-ray unit allows us to quickly view images and access radiology results for faster diagnosis and treatment planning.
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Ankle Sprain or Fracture

Our doctors provide expert care for a range of foot and ankle injuries, including sprains, fractures, and tendonitis.
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Sports Medicine

We offer specialized care for athletes and active individuals, helping them prevent and treat foot and ankle injuries.
Podiatrist providing foot and ankle wound care at Modern Foot & Ankle clinic

Foot and Ankle Wound Care

Our team can provide comprehensive wound care services, including debridement, dressing changes, and offloading techniques to help promote healing.
Expert podiatrist at Modern Foot & Ankle providing comprehensive diabetic foot care to prevent and manage complications such as ulcers, infections, and amputations.

Diabetic Foot Care

Our podiatrists specialize in caring for diabetic feet, providing routine foot care, wound care, and education to help prevent complications.
Expert foot and ankle surgeons at Modern Foot & Ankle providing comprehensive care for patients suffering from flat feet and high arches.

Flat Feet

Our team can help diagnose and treat flat feet and high arches, providing custom orthotics and other treatment options to alleviate pain and improve your foot function.

We are in-network with all major insurance plans.

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Signature Experience

Personalized Podiatric Care for Optimal Foot Health

How We Provide Care
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Why Patients Choose Modern

  • For comprehensive consultations
  • To receive prompt, effective treatment
  • To ensure seamless recovery between care stages
  • To find comfort in their everyday
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New patients welcome, same-day appointments available.

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Dr. Derby's Colleagues in Tampa

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Dr. Adam Siegel

His advanced training and diverse technology background equip him to provide top-tier care across a broad range of foot and ankle conditions.

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Tampa
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Dr. Michael Zuri

Renowned for treating sports injuries and heel pain, with a focus on diabetic foot care. His patient-centered approach ensures a positive care experience.

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Tampa
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Dr. Steven Baker

Esteemed podiatrist with decades of experience, transitioning from surgery to non-surgical therapies. Known for his caring and friendly approach.

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Dr. Evan Young

Triple board-certified with a specialty in clinical and surgical podiatric solutions, known for his caring approach and dedication to his patients.

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Dr. Kyle Haverstrom

Highly skilled in minimally-invasive procedures, trauma, and sports medicine. Known for his strong surgical skills and talent for diabetic limb salvage.

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Tampa
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Dr. Sagar Shah

Expert in sports injuries, pediatric care, and wound therapy. Committed to advancing clinical expertise through understanding patient lifestyles and health.

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Tampa
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Dr. Ryan Haaksma

Advanced training in minimally-invasive procedures and sports medicine. His dedication ensures new techniques in surgical intervention.

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Dr. Dean Sorrento

Excels in advanced nerve decompression and sports medicine. His teaching background enhances patient understanding and care.

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What is Dr. Derby's area of expertise?

Dr. Patrick Derby is a podiatric surgeon with an interest in reconstructive surgery, wound care, diabetic limb salvage, and minimally invasive bunion correction. He has experience in performing minimally invasive procedures and reconstructive forefoot and rearfoot surgeries.

Where did Dr. Derby receive their education and training for podiatry?

Dr. Derby earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida, and his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine degree from the California School of Podiatric Medicine in Oakland, California. He completed his Podiatric Surgery Residency at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan, where he served as chief resident for two years.

What foot and ankle conditions does Dr. Derby commonly treat?

As a podiatric surgeon, Dr. Derby commonly treats conditions related to the foot and ankle, such as reconstructive surgery, wound care, diabetic limb salvage, and minimally invasive bunion correction.

How does Dr. Patrick Derby approach patient care?

Dr. Derby's core principle as a physician is making a uniquely positive impact on each patient. He takes a patient-centered approach to care, building strong doctor-patient relationships and developing individualized treatment plans that meet his patients' needs.

Is Dr. Patrick Derby accepting new patients?

Modern Foot & Ankle is accepting new patients, including those seeking care from Dr. Derby, DPM. Patients can contact their office directly to schedule an appointment and to learn more about the services they offer. The team at Modern Foot & Ankle is dedicated to providing high-quality care and personalized treatment plans to each patient, and they look forward to helping new patients achieve optimal foot and ankle health.

Does Dr. Patrick Derby accept my insurance?

Modern Foot & Ankle participates in a number of insurance plans, and their offices can work with patients to determine their coverage and payment options. Patients are encouraged to contact their office directly to learn more about their insurance options and any out-of-pocket costs that may apply. For more information about insurance, visit our insurance page.

What is Dr. Derby's approach to aftercare and follow-up appointments?

Patients can expect Dr. Derby to provide thorough aftercare instructions and to schedule follow-up appointments as needed to monitor their progress and make any necessary adjustments to their treatment plan. He is committed to ensuring that his patients have a positive experience and achieve the best possible outcomes.

How do patients rate Dr. Patrick Derby in reviews?

Patients highly recommend Dr. Derby and his staff for their excellent care, thoroughness, and professionalism. Dr. Derby is knowledgeable and patient, taking the time to answer all questions and explain procedures. The staff is courteous and efficient, ensuring a short wait time. Patients appreciate the painless treatment and excellent communication. They also note the effectiveness of the orthotics prescribed by Dr. Derby. However, some patients express concern about the high cost of some treatments. Overall, patients are very satisfied with their experience and recommend Dr. Derby to others.

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