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Derek Slack, DPM


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Starr Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

719 Cook Drive, Suite 104

Athens, TN 37303

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Phone: 423-746-2941

Fax: 423-746-2943

About Derek Slack

Derek Slack, DPM, offers surgical podiatry services, with focus on reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. Dr. Slack, an Athens native, will see patients at Starr Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Dr. Slack joined the staff of Starr Orthopedics & Sports Medicine following a three-year residency in podiatric surgery at St. Vincent Medical Center in Evansville, Ind., where he served as chief resident. He graduated magna cum laude from Lee University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 2013. In 2017, Slack graduated magna cum laude from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (KSUCPM), earning his doctorate in podiatric medicine. He was a recipient of the KSUCPM Merit Scholarship for academic achievements each year from 2013 through 2017. Dr. Slack is a resident member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Podiatric Medical Association. He and his wife have three children. Dr. Slack enjoys golf, volleyball, softball, weight lifting, camping and motorsports.


American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons – Resident, American Podiatric Medical Association – Resident, Indiana Podiatric Medical Association, Kentucky Podiatric Medical Association