Dr. Derek J. Slovak is a native of Ennis, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in
Biomedical Sciences. He earned his medical degree from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric
Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Slovak completed a three-year foot and ankle surgical residency at
INOVA Fairfax Hospital and Georgetown Hospital Center, a level 1 trauma center in Fairfax, Virginia near
Washington D.C. He has comprehensive training in trauma, diabetic limb salvage, elective surgery, and
reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, as well as arthroscopic procedures. He is Board Certified through
the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and American Board of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Slovak
is a member of American Podiatric Medical Association, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons,
and North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society.
Dr. Slovak lives in Concord, NC and has been with Carolina Foot and Ankle since July, 2008. He and his
wife share a love of College Football and their two sons Connor and Carter. Saturdays during football
season, the whole family will be cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Texas Aggies.
Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Post Graduate Training:
INOVA Fairfax Hospital Residency Training program
Humana (Medicare PPO, Medicare PFFS, ChoiceCare PPO)