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Waxhaw Family & Sports Medicine

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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
4.85 out of 5 | 305 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health Waxhaw Family Medicine
(704) 384-8640
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Patient Comments 62 reviews
August 05, 2021
Dr. Blackwell and the staff at Waxhaw Family Physicians are the standard of which others strive to achieve.
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

August 02, 2021
Dr. Blackwell took time to address issues with me and give advice.
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

July 18, 2021
Dr .Blackwell always listens and gives easy to understand answers to questions. He also is thorough in asking pertinent questions in order to get a complete overview He is the best Dr. I have ever had and has literally saved my life.
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

July 14, 2021
Dr. Blackwell and his nurse are absolutely wonderful! They take their time to listen and address concerns, and are also very personable and knowledgable. I'm so thankful are whole family gets to have Dr. Blackwell as our family physician. We consider ourselves blessed for it and I highly recommend them to everyone I know.
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

June 26, 2021
Dr. Blackwell always takes the time to listen and then explain.
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

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Novant Health Waxhaw Family Medicine
(704) 384-8640

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Medical School:
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Michigan State University 2005

Michigan State University 2007

Board Certifications:
Family Medicine

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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



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