Dr. Albrecht Heyder, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 59
  
Dr. Heyder

Atlantic Pulmonary Associates

111 Medical Dr Ste A Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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Dr. Albrecht Heyder, MD is a pulmonologist in Elizabeth City, NC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1985 and specializes in pulmonary disease and sleep medicine.


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(252) 331-1506

Dr. Heyder accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Typically treats 96% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Heyder treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder treats Asthma more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Heyder treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Heyder performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 100% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder treats Sleep Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Heyder treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder treats Sleep Apnea more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Heyder treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.

Typically treats 82% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Heyder treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Bronchitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder treats Bronchitis more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Heyder treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Heyder performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder treats Shortness of Breath more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Heyder treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder treats Asthma more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Heyder treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Acute Bronchitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder treats Acute Bronchitis more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Heyder treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

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Dr. Heyder's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder treats Pulmonary Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Heyder treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder treats Sleep Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Heyder treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heyder treats Sleep Apnea more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Heyder treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea

Dr. Heyder's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Heyder's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Heyder

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Run do not walk past Elizabeth City and find a real pulmonologist in Virgina. Horrible experience here.
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nenc in NC – May 16, 2018
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I found that Dr. Heyder is very pushy and does not listen to or respond to patients concerns. He ha his own preconceived plans and to hell if you don't want it or understand. The office looks like the last time it was redecorated was in the 70's. And there is green carpeting in the exam rooms.....disgusting
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May 08, 2018
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I had just developed asthma a year ago due to complications with the flu and I lucky found Dr. Heyder! Him and his staff have been amazing walking me through what to expect and what to do! They treat every patient like family! The whole staff goes above and beyond to help with anything they can and answer every question I have! You can tell the group truly have a passion for what they do!
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Justice in Columbia – Feb 27, 2018
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I will NEVER recommend Albrecht Heyder! He, his staff, totally behind in medicine, not thorough, talks about money in the exam room, rude, only knows one thing, sleep apnea! Asked me a question, then "shushes" me, interrupted me.
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Biography

Dr. Albrecht Heyder, MD is a pulmonologist in Elizabeth City, NC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1985 and specializes in pulmonary disease and sleep medicine.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

1985
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Atlantic Pulmonary Associates

Elizabeth City Office111 Medical Dr Ste A Elizabeth City, NC 27909
1

Vidant Roanoke Chwn Hosp Outpat

Ahoskie Office500 Academy St S Ahoskie, NC 27910
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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Chesapeake Regional Medical Center

Chesapeake, VA

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

Sentara Albermarle Medical Center

Elizabeth City, NC

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

Vidant Chowan Hospital

Edenton, NC

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Ahoskie, NC

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)