Dr. Frank R. Heckl, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 64

201 Cedar St SE Ste 6600
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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Dr. Heckl's Experience

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Dr. Heckl's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Heckl Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
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Conditions Dr. Heckl Treats

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Presbyterian Hospital
1100 Central Avenue South East
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Lovelace Medical Center
601 Drive Martin Luther King Jr Avenue North East
Albuquerque, NM 87102

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
New Mexico Orthopedics Assocs
New Mexico Orthopedics Assocs
201 Cedar St SE Ste 6600
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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    Dr. Heckl's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Steroid Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    2
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Heckl

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Graduated in 1976

    Internship Hospital

    University Calif Irvine Med Center
    Complete in 1977

    Residency Hospital

    University Calif Irvine Med Center
    Complete in 1981

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Nm Med Center
    Complete in 1982

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Southern California
    Graduated in 1973
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Heckl & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Heckl's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Heckl has admitting privileges:

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    • Lovelace Medical Center

    • Presbyterian Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Heckl

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heckl to family and friends

    27 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Heckl's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    27 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    27 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    27 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 26 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Heckl
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    27 responses
    below
    national average

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    New Mexico Orthopedics Assocs
    201 Cedar St SE Ste 6600
    Albuquerque, NM 87106
    (505) 724-4300 (Office)
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