The Colony ER-Derek-Bennetsen-M.D.

Derek Bennetsen, DO, FAAEM


Emergency Room Physician — The Colony ER Hospital
Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona
Education: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Miami University -- Doctor of Osteopathy from Midwestern University-AZCOM – Residency in Emergency Medicine at Texas Tech University and Family Medicine at Mayo Clinic
Years of Experience: 12 Years

Dr. Bennetsen is an Emergency Physician board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He has worked throughout DFW in various Emergency Departments ranging from Level I trauma centers to smaller community ERs. Most recently he has held leadership positions with Baylor Emergency Medical Centers to include Assistant Medical Director, Medical Director, Regional Medical Director, and a term as President of the Medical Executive Committee. Prior to Emergency Medicine, he completed residency training in Family Medicine at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Bennetsen is also board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.