Practice Location

  • Plaza ASC
  • Providence Portland Medical Center

Education and Training

  • University of California at San Diego School of Medicine


  • University of Washington School of Medicine

Board Certified

Languages Spoken

  • English


Craig Derby, M.D.

Dr. Derby is a practicing anesthesiologist at Plaza Ambulatory Surgery Center, LLC and Providence Portland Medical Center, and serves as Plaza ASC’s Clinical Medical Director. Dr. Derby began his career with a degree in Biochemistry at the University of California, Davis before going on to earn his M.D. at the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine. He completed an Internship at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego and his Residency at the University Of Washington School Of Medicine. Prior to joining OAG in 2007, Dr. Derby practiced in Bellingham, WA for 11 years and served in leadership capacities including on the Executive Committee of Bellingham Anesthesia Associates for 10 years. He was also Department Chair at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Dr. Derby is very dedicated to volunteer work. He has volunteered on 25 international medical missions with Operation Smile and Interplast to repair cleft lips and palates around the world; he often serves as Team Leader or Anesthesia Team Leader. In 2013, Dr. Derby was singled out to receive the Dr. Lionel Glassman Award from Operation Smile from Operation Smile for Anesthesia Excellence.

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