Derek, a Registered/Certified Physician Assistant, joined Highgate Medical
Group in 2009. Derek works at our Northwoods office on Monday’s,
Wednesday’s, Thursday’s and Friday’s. Derek’s collaborating physician is Dr.
Thomas Bogner who also works at our Northwoods office.
Derek completed his Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant studies
at Daemen College in Amherst, New York in May 2009 and received his
Bachelor of Science degree n Business Studies from Buffalo State College in
In January 2008 and 2009, Derek participated in a volunteer medical mission
trip to El Progresso Dos, Dominican Republic where he helped provide
medical aid at a temporary rural clinic. He participated as a member and
officer of the Students Without Borders organization through Daemen
College. He was also an active member of the Physician Assistant Student
Society where he participated in local health awareness clinics around
Amherst and Buffalo.
Derek’s professional affiliations include memberships with the American
Academy of Physician Assistants and the Western New York Physician