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Joy A. Derwenskus DO, MSCR

Chief, Division of General Neurology, and Associate Professor of Neurology
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  • 206 ratings
  • 32 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    General Neurology
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    Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis
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    Neurology
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    Neurosciences

Conditions and Treatments

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    Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
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    Chronic Facial Pain
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    Encephalitis
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    Headache
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    Migraine
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    Myelitis
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    Neuro-Sarcoidosis
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    Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis
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    General Neurology

Locations (3)

3810 Bedford Avenue, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37215
Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 24100
Nashville, TN 37204
1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3930
Nashville, TN 37232

Languages

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    English

Education

  • Doctor of Osteopathy - Des Moines University, 1998
  • Internship - Northwestern Medicine Evanston, 2000
  • Residency - University Hospital of Cleveland, Case Western, 2003
  • Master of Science in Clinical Research - Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2005
  • Fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis - Mount Sinai Medical Center, 2005

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr Derwenskus listens & takes time to help me understand my situation. She is easy to talk to and explains things well.
Februray 27, 2022
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I was pleased with the comprehensive exam I was given and the options that were offered.
Februray 24, 2022
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Dr D keeps herself informed about my condition and always tries to improve my condition. She is a good Doctor.
Februray 15, 2022
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Dr. Joy is very good at listening to my concerns and even my input on what I think can help me feel better.
Februray 7, 2022
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She arrived at a treatment and was very professional!
Februray 6, 2022
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Dr. Derwinskus listened to everything I had to say and was definitely concerned and adamant about me getting on a path to a diagnosis as soon as possible, very happy with the visit with her overall.
January 30, 2022
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Dr. Dewinskus is very thorough and I appreciate her taking the time to go over my questions and concerns. She takes an in-depth look at your scans and records to provide the best treatment for you. I highly recommend her.
January 28, 2022
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*Dr. Derwenskus is the best doctor I've ever had. She truly cares about her patients.
January 27, 2022
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Very pleased
December 22, 2021
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