Derek Heldzinger , MD

Family Medicine Physician & Lifestyle Medicine located in Ringgold, GA

About Derek Heldzinger, MD

Derek Heldzinger, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician and lifestyle medicine specialist at Family Medical Center in Ringgold, Georgia. Dr. Heldzinger is committed to educating patients about their health and supporting healthy lifestyle choices. He helps patients optimize their health intending to prevent illness and chronic disease.  

Dr. Heldzinger earned his medical degree at the University of Stellenbosch Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences in Cape Town, South Africa. He is board certified by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Heldzinger combines lifestyle medicine with select conventional treatments, enabling patients to take control of their health and lives. 

Lifestyle medicine focuses on protecting patients’ health with information and support to follow a healthy diet, get sufficient exercise and sleep, and maintain a healthy body weight, as these lifestyle choices go a long way toward preventing chronic disease. Dr. Heldzinger wants to help his patients to learn the truth about their health and stop wasting time and money on treatments that don’t work.

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Derek Heldzinger, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician and lifestyle medicine specialist at Family Medical Center in Ringgold, Georgia. Dr. Heldzinger is committed to educating patients about their health and supporting healthy lifestyle choices. He helps patients optimize their health intending to prevent illness and chronic disease.  

Dr. Heldzinger earned his medical degree at the University of Stellenbosch Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences in Cape Town, South Africa. He is board certified by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Heldzinger combines lifestyle medicine with select conventional treatments, enabling patients to take control of their health and lives. 

Lifestyle medicine focuses on protecting patients’ health with information and support to follow a healthy diet, get sufficient exercise and sleep, and maintain a healthy body weight, as these lifestyle choices go a long way toward preventing chronic disease. Dr. Heldzinger wants to help his patients to learn the truth about their health and stop wasting time and money on treatments that don’t work.


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