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Phoebe Primary Care of Albany

901 N. Madison
Albany, GA 31701
Call: 229-312-7750

Derek Heard, MD

  • Primary Care, Family Medicine


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    About Derek Heard, MD

    Dr. Heard brings a wealth of knowledge to this position. Not only has he been a member of the Phoebe Family for 10 years, but Dr. Heard has been a part the medical community in this area for 16 years.

    He graduated from Albany State University in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in biology before graduating from the Medical College of Georgia in 1999. Dr. Heard completed his residency at Phoebe Family Medicine Residency in 2002.

    Dr. Heard currently serves as the Chairman of the Southwest Georgia Diabetes Coalition, is a member of the Board of Directors for the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians and was named the 2017 Phoebe Physician of the Year.

    Dr. Heard and his wife, Teresa, have three sons. In his spare time, you can find him cheering on Albany State University, UGA and the Atlanta Falcons.


    Medical College of Georgia
    Medical School

    Phoebe Family Medicine Residency

Clinical Interests

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine

Medical Degree

  • Medical College of Georgia


  • Phoebe Residency Program