Dr. Allan Heller, MD

Dr. Allan Heller, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Allan Heller, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery.

801 W 5th Ave Ste 525

Spokane, WA 99204

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Cooperative

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Heller performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 89% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Heller's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Usc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Huntington Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heller has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heller's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heller to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Heller's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Heller is the most knowledgeable, professional, caring surgeon anyone could possible strive to emulate at his elite level. His bedside manner is unbelievable and beyond expectations! Dr. Heller took time from a previously scheduled engagement to just "check-up" on my care but was happy to be...more
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4 spinal surgeries later in 5 years under Dr Heller and staff........ I will never have another surgeon touch me except for Dr Heller! I adore him and his bedside manner.... This surgeon deserves recognition and thanks for the way he practices.... Also his assistant and office staff just...more
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Horrible bed side manner. Made my after surgery experience traumatic.
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Dr. Heller was incredible. He is very knowledgable and explains things really well even if you don't ask. He is kind and patient but very efficient. I would recommend Dr. Heller to anyone who is searching for a neurosurgeon. I also did research for doctors in Seattle and Portland and I was...more
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Within one week, both my husband and my aunt both had surgeries performed successfully by Dr. Heller. My husband required a cervical fusion C5,6&7. He is back to work, playing the sport he lives and is symptom-free. He is excellent at explaining your options and then helping you understand the...more
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