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S. Derrick Eddy, MD

Sports Medicine Physician

Eddy, Derrick MD
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Dr. Eddy is a sports medicine physician at Akron Children’s Sports Medicine Center. He’s been practicing since 2006 and with Akron Children’s since 2016. He’s a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in pediatrics. He went on to complete a primary care sports medicine fellowship at Akron Children’s. Dr. Eddy provides diagnosis and treatment for musculoskeletal problems, pain, injuries, home exercise programs, ultrasound, ultrasound-guided injections, platelet-rich plasma injections and simple fracture care for adolescents and teens, with a special interest in throwers, weightlifters, runners and biomechanics. He is board certified in sports medicine and pediatrics, and is the team physician at The University of Akron. Additionally, he’s a clinical assistant professor at Northeast Ohio Medical University, a clinical assistant professor at Ohio University and medical director for the athletic training program at Kent State University. He’s also the 2020 recipient of the Akron Children’s Sports Medicine Teaching Award.

Sports Medicine, Akron
Sports Medicine, North Canton
Sports Health at The University of Akron
Medical School:
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV
Pediatrics: West Virginia University Hospitals, Morgantown, WV
Sports Medicine: Akron Children's, Akron, OH
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics; Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
  • American Medical Society of Sports Medicine
  • Christian Medical & Dental Society
Clinical Interests:
Musculoskeletal problems, pain and injuries, home exercise programs, ultrasound, ultrasound guided injections, PRP injections

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