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Waxhaw Family & Sports Medicine

Our providers

Meet the medical providers, physicians, and our family nurse practitioner, who make up the team responsible for your health care. In addition, we rely on nurses, medical assistants, laboratory and X-ray technologists, medical records specialists, and many clerical staff to keep the office working for you.

Each of our physicians is certified by the American Board of Family Practice and supported by a staff of capable, experienced, and friendly healthcare professionals. Our certified Family Nurse Practioner (FNP) works closely with us to provide the most timely and competent care possible. The FNP supports your treatment plan by providing education and follow-up consultations. We are dedicated to providing our patients with personalized and cost-effective care. Our services begin at birth and continue throughout your lifetime. We value long-term relationships with our patients built on trust and open communication. We are primary care physicians for our patients and their families, helping to coordinate their medical care through other specialties or hospital services when needed.



Blackwell, Derrick Lewis, DO

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.87 out of 5 | 336 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health Waxhaw Family Medicine
(704) 384-8640
Ratings
4.87
Overall rating
4.17
Administration and Staff
4.57
Medically Informed Visit
4.72
Bedside Manner
4.74
Privacy and Trust
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Comments
Patient Comments 70 reviews
March 10, 2022
The staff and Dr.Blackwell are always so caring.
-Patient in MONROE, North Carolina

March 02, 2022
We are so fortunate to have a facility of this caliber in this vicinity.
-Patient in FORT MILL, South Carolina

February 26, 2022
My care team was very professional and caring. Got me in and seen and on my way to feeling more like myself. Thanks so much to my wonderful care team.
-Patient in Catawba, South Carolina

February 17, 2022
I always feel secure with my provider and his team
-Patient in LANCASTER, South Carolina

February 13, 2022
It was professional, Dr. Blackwell and staff answered my questions, gave advise and were helpful.
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina



Appointments
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Practice locations
Novant Health Waxhaw Family Medicine
(704) 384-8640


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Education


Medical School:
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
(2004)

Internship:
Michigan State University 2005

Residency:
Michigan State University 2007

Board Certifications:
Family Medicine


Learn More
Dr. Derrick Blackwell prides himself on being compassionate and hard working. He enjoys the personal family connections that he makes in medicine and has a special interest in pediatrics, sports medicine and chronic disease management, including diabetes, hypertension and asthma. Dr. Blackwell also enjoys making disease prevention and patient education a big part of his practice. He feels blessed to be able to serve his community.

Gender: Male




Location

Hours

Monday to Thursday
8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.