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Derek E Clevidence, MD, Phd

  • Family Medicine

Accepting New Patients

UnityPoint Provider

  • Gender: Male
  • Languages Spoken:
    • English

Office Hours

  • Sun: Closed
  • Mon - Thu: 7:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Fri: 7:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Sat: Closed

About Derek E Clevidence, MD, Phd

Med School College
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine Chicago
  • Residency
    • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Focus Areas
  • Family Medicine


About This Provider
"Medical care should be scientifically based, humanistically practiced, and mutually responsible."

Medical Interests
Dr. Clevidence chose Family Medicine because of the opportunities, challenges and lessons it provides every day. Not only is he able to help others, but he also finds the constant intellectual stimulation very rewarding. Dr. Clevidence enjoys studying how the entire spectrum of social, psychological and biological medicine intersect and affect each other.

Dr. Clevidence enjoys caring for acute and chronic illness in children and adults. His special interests include metabolism, nutrition, exercise and prevention, especially how lifestyle choices and behaviors interrelate with medicine. He also performs vasectomies, skin surgeries, and routine gynecologic procedures in the office.

Dr. Clevidence is also committed to the advancement of medicine and participates in medical research projects.

Medical Philosophy
Dr. Clevidence believes a successful relationship between patient and physician is based on open communication. His patients appreciate the time he takes to delve into their history and make a proper diagnosis. He describes his role of physician as problem-solver for some, consultant for others, and manager for many. He is dedicated to creating treatment plans that are in his patients’ best interest, and also wants patients to be comfortable discussing and implementing them. Dr. Clevidence’s patients have long been impressed by his casual style yet professional approach to medicine.

Personal Interests
Dr. Clevidence enjoys spending time with his family, working out, reading, fishing and astronomy.
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