Meet Dr. Lynn D. Derby

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Lynn D. Derby, M.D. F.A.C.S.

Dr. Derby is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc. (ABPS) and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Inc. (ASPS).

She has been practicing in Spokane since 1996 and was incorporated with Spokane Plastic Surgeons, P.S. in 1998.

Dr. Derby is also a member of the Inland Northwest Plastic Surgeons Cooperative.

Board Certified plastic surgeon Lynn D. Derby
Board Certified plastic surgeon Lynn D. Derby
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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Integrated Plastic Surgery/General Surgery Residency Program
– Philadelphia, PA
Resident in Plastic Surgery, 1994 – 1996
Resident in General Surgery, 1990 – 1994

University of Minnesota Medical School – Minneapolis, MN, 1986 – 1990
Doctor of Medicine, June 1990

University of Minnesota, Institute of Technology –Minneapolis, MN, 1982 – 1986
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering with High Distinction, June 1986

Lewis and Clark High School Spokane, WA 1978 – 1982
Graduated Valedictorian 1982

Certifications and Licensure

Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery, September 12, 1998 & December 1, 2008
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, July 1, 199
License, Physician and Surgeon, State of Washington, January 31, 1996

Hospital Affiliations

Holy Family Hospital – Active
Northwest Specialty Hospital – Active
Sacred Heart Medical Center – Affiliate
Valley Hospital and Medical Center – Affiliate

Membership in Professional Organizations

Fellow, American College of Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Inc.
Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons
Spokane County Medical Society
Washington Society of Plastic Surgeons

Honors and Awards

Medical School: Alpha Omega Alpha, 1989 Janet H. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Instructor in Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1990 – 1994
Instructor in Plastic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1994 – 1996


Derby, L.D., Bartlett, S.B., Low, D.W.: Serratus anterior free-tissue transfer: Harvest-related morbidity in 34 consecutive cases and a review of the literature. J. Reconst. Microsurg., 13:397, 1997

Derby, L.D., Low, D.W.: Laser treatment of facial venous vascular malformations. Ann. Plast. Surg., 38:371, 1997

Derby, L.D., Sinow, J.D., Bowers, L.D., Cunningham, B.L.: Quantitative Analysis of Lidocaine Hydrochloride Delivery by Diffusion Across Tissue Expander Membranes. Plast.Reconst. Surg., 89:900, 1992

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