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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 68

680 N Lake Shore Dr Ste 830
Chicago, IL 60611
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Dr. Hefferon's Experience

Dr. Hefferon's Care Philosophy


  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Background Check for Dr. Hefferon

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
  • 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.

Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1972

Internship Hospital

Los Angeles County-Usc Medical Center, Department Of Medicine
Complete in 1974
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Complete in 1973

Residency Hospital

State University Of New York At Buffalo
Complete in 1978

Fellowship Hospital

Hand Surgery At Boyes, Stark, Ashworth, Zemel, Rickard, Inc.
Complete in 1979

Undergraduate Schools

Brown University
Graduated in 1968

Languages Spoken by Dr. Hefferon & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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