A cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon in Decatur, Illinois, Dr. Marvin Derrick currently treats patients at Decatur Memorial Hospital, which has earned a spot on the list of top 50 cardiac hospitals in the United States for three straight years. In addition to performing surgery at the hospital, Dr. Marvin Derrick serves as the director of the cardiac surgical services department. The respected surgeon also has current hospital privileges at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, Illinois.
Prior to taking on his present position in 2011, Dr. Marvin Derrick was employed with Illinois Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Ltd. in Bloomington, Illinois for two years. His early career includes treating patients at several private group practices in California, including Bakersfield Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Inc. in Bakersfield and Pacific Cardiothoracic Surgery Group in Los Angeles. From 1999 to 2009, he served as director of cardiac surgical services at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.
A graduate of UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Marvin Derrick is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Chest Physicians.