A Specialist in Hospital Care
Derek Hovick, PA-C, cares for patients with acute and chronic conditions in the hospital or emergency department. As a physician assistant who is trained and licensed to practice medicine, he can deliver a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients during their hospital stay.
He offers these services:
- Obtaining a patient’s medical history
- Performing physical examinations
- Providing preventive care in partnership with a physician
- Ordering and interpreting lab and diagnostic tests
- Prescribing medications
- Diagnosing and treating common illnesses
- Providing health education and counseling
Derek treats acute and chronic conditions, including complications due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia, urinary tract infections, congestive heart failure and other conditions.
- Internal Medicine - Hospital
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