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Joy A. Derwenskus DO, MSCR

Chief, Division of General Neurology, and Associate Professor of Neurology
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  • 303 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    General Neurology
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    Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis
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Conditions and Treatments

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    General Neurology


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


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  • 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

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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.
Good provider, poor time management
March 16, 2023
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March 7, 2023
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Dr. Derwenskus is managing my condition well. I feel better than I gave in many years.
February 18, 2023
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Dr. Derwenskus is a great doctor and worth waiting for. I did recommend her to my own daughter and we both drive 2 hours to see her. Her staff is great and she surrounds herself with good people and she refers you to great doctors as well. I trust her greatly and am very happy with the care she provides for me.
February 17, 2023
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After we finished in the exam room the Dr.walked do the hall with us talking but about nothing that would violate any HIPA rules.
February 14, 2023
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Dr Joy listens, is thorough with her exam but after 3 visits has no suggestions or diagnosis. Is referring to one of her colleagues.
February 8, 2023
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Dr. Dewerkus is extremely competent.She is familiar with many of my past Dr.s
January 31, 2023
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Good dr, seemed hurried on this visit probably due to being behind, needed by another pt.
January 4, 2023
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Very knowledgeable
November 21, 2022
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