Dr. Frederick R. Heckler, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 72

320 E North Ave Suite 401
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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Hospital Quality

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Allegheny General Hospital
320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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Accepting new patients?

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W Penn Alleghny Hlth Plastc Sgy
320 E North Ave Suite 401
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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    Dr. Heckler's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1974
    • Hand Surgery, 1990
    • Plastic Surgery, 2007
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
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    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Hand Fracture
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Heckler

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1966

    Internship Hospital

    University Chicago Med Center
    Complete in 1967

    Residency Hospital

    Tufts New England Med Center
    Complete in 1972
    Wilford Hall Usaf Mc
    Complete in 1975

    Fellowship Hospital

    Denver General Hospital
    Complete in 1977
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Heckler & Staff

    • English
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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

    Dr. Heckler's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Heckler

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heckler to family and friends

    9 responses
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    Dr. Heckler's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 10 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Heckler
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Heckler accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    W Penn Alleghny Hlth Plastc Sgy
    320 E North Ave Suite 401
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    (412) 359-4352 (Office)
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