Derianne N. Jeff-Eke, MD


Current Resident


Derianne N. Jeff-Eke, MD

Residency Program

Family Medicine

Program Year


Medical School

Ross University School of Medicine


McDonough, GA


Why did you choose a career in Family Medicine?

I like preventative care as well as active medical management. Often times, I think screening and attempting to foresee and manage any possible issues is more impactful. I also like to work with a variety of conditions. There is no limit to what I may treat in Family Medicine.

What are some of your fondest memories of medical school?

I went to medical school on the island of Dominica, the beaches are beautiful and the local cuisine is great, so I would have to say going to the local beaches and market with friends is a great memory!

What drew you to pursue the Family Medicine Residency program with NGMC?

I’m from Georgia, so I wanted somewhere close to home but still not incredibly far from my brother and sister in Texas.

What were your favorite clubs/activities in high school?

Chorus, science clubs and Rotaract!

What are your hobbies?

I like to listen to music and watch movies.

Do you have a special interests in the field of Family Medicine? 

I’m interested in mental health – ADHD and anxiety, specifically.

What is strangest diagnosis you ever encountered?

Vanishing Lung Syndrome