Dr. Steven P. Heddinger, MD

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Specializes in Oncology • Male • Age 45

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Dr. Heddinger:

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Dr. Heddinger's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Heddinger

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Medical Oncology & Hematology Associates
Medical Oncology & Hematology Associates: Mecy Clive
12495 University Ave
Clive, IA 50325
Medical Oncology & Hematology Associates
Medical Oncology & Hematology Associates
411 Laurel St Ste A300
Des Moines, IA 50314
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    Dr. Heddinger's Experience

    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Fallopian Tube Cancer
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Hemophilia
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Kaposi's Sarcoma
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
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    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma
    • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
    • Lymphosarcoma
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
    • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Melanoma
    • Meningiomas
    • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thalassemia
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Uterine Cancer
    • von Willebrand Disease
    • Vulvar Cancer
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    Background Check for Dr. Heddinger

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.
    • 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

    Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Graduated in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    Med Onc/Hem Assocs
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Heddinger & Staff

    • English
  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. Heddinger'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 3 hospitals where Dr. Heddinger has admitting privileges:

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    • Grinnell Regional Medical Center

    • Iowa Methodist Medical Center

    • Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines

  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. Heddinger

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heddinger to family and friends

    9 responses
    below
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

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    Dr. Heddinger's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 9 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Heddinger
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    below
    national average

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    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Heddinger accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Medico
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Principal Life
    • State Farm
    • Thrivent Financial
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Wellmark
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    Office Locations

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    Medical Oncology & Hematology Associates
    Medical Oncology & Hematology Associates: Mecy Clive
    12495 University Ave
    Clive, IA 50325
    (515) 223-6605 (Office)
    B
    Medical Oncology & Hematology Associates
    411 Laurel St Ste A300
    Des Moines, IA 50314
    (515) 247-3970 (Office)
    C
    1221 Pleasant St Ste 100
    Des Moines, IA 50309
    (515) 282-2921 (Office)
    (515) 282-1035 (Fax)
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    Dr. Heddinger's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Heddinger
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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