Dr. Richard D. Heekin, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 60

2 Shircliff Way Ste 605
Jacksonville, FL 32204
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Dr. Heekin:

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Dr. Heekin's Experience

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Dr. Heekin's Care Philosophy

Dr. Heekin's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Heekin Performs

  • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
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Conditions Dr. Heekin Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Saint Vincent's Medical Center
1 Shircliff Way
Jacksonville, FL 32204

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Heekin

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Heekin Clinic
Heekin Orthopedic Specialists
2 Shircliff Way Ste 605
Jacksonville, FL 32204
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    Dr. Heekin's Experience

    Dr. Heekin's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
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    Background Check for Dr. Heekin

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Best Doctors, 2010- curr
    • Jacksonville Business Journal Health Care Hero, 09/02/2008
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    U. S. Army Garrison Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    U. S. Army Garrison Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    Anderson Research Institute
    Complete in 1994

    Undergraduate Schools

    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda
    Graduated in 1980
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Heekin & 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. Heekin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Saint Vincent's Medical Center where Dr. Heekin has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Heekin

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heekin to family and friends

    67 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Heekin's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    66 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    66 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    66 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 65 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Heekin
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    67 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    67 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    67 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    67 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Heekin accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • AARP
    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Aetna
    • AvMed
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Bluegrass Family Health
    • Cigna
    • GEHA
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Mayo Clinic
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
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    Office Locations

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    Heekin Clinic
    Heekin Orthopedic Specialists
    2 Shircliff Way Ste 605
    Jacksonville, FL 32204
    (904) 328-5979 (Office)
    (904) 619-9925 (Fax)
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    Heekin Orthopedic Specialists
    232 Ponte Vedra Park Dr
    Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
    (904) 634-0640 (Office)
    (904) 634-0203 (Fax)
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    Heekin Orthopedic Specialists
    10475 Centurion Pkwy N Ste 220
    Jacksonville, FL 32256
    (904) 634-0640 (Office)
    (904) 634-0203 (Fax)
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