Dr. Richard Derby, Jr. M.D.

Dr. Richard Derby, Jr.
Areas of Care:
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Management


  • Undergraduate - Stanford University, 1967
  • Medical School - University of California, Irvine, 1971
  • Internship - Orange County Medical Center, 1972
  • Residency, Anesthesiology - University of California, 1974


  • English

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, 1976
  • State of California Medical License

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
  • California Medical Association (CMA)
  • San Mateo County Medical Association (SMCMA)
  • North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • Founding Member, International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS)
  • Bay Area Pain Society
  • International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS)
  • International Intradiscal Therapy Society (IITS)
  • California Society of Anesthesiologists (CSA)
  • Faculty Member, American Back Society (ABS)
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)
  • World Institute of Pain (WIP)
  • Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP)

Professional Statement

Honors and Awards

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) for outstanding service, leadership, and contributions to ASIPP and Interventional Pain Management, June 26, 2011.
  • Best Doctors,The Best Doctors in America, 2007-2008.
  • Friend of ASIPP Award, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), Washington, DC June 2007.
  • Sofamor Danek Poster Award, International Society for The Study of the Lumbar Spine, 1998. Derby R, Howard M, Grant J, Lettice J. Surgical and non-surgical outcomes in chemically sensitized discs diagnosed by discography.
  • National Leadership Award, The National Republican Congressional Committee, Honorary Co-Chairman, Physician's Advisory Board

Dr. Derby is a published author and does lectures throughout the country.

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