Dr. Andrew Heaford, MD

Dr. Andrew Heaford, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) •  Male • Age 49

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Andrew Heaford, MD is a Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Heaford has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Otologic Care, and Upper Respiratory Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Michigan (SOM) medical school in 2005. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Spectrum Health - Zeeland Community Hospital and Spectrum Health Medical Center - Butterworth Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Heaford to book an appointment.


Locations

SHMG Ear Nose & Throat - Lake Drive

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(616) 287-6022
SHMG Ear Nose & Throat - Lake Drive4069 Lake Dr Se Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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Dr. Heaford was careful to explain my symptoms. He explained the cause of the problem, and surgical intervention needed to improve my issue. He was very courteous and I had a great result. I was very happy with my care.
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Dr. Heaford accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Practice Areas

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 96% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heaford treats Sleep Disorders more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Heaford treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heaford treats Sleep Apnea more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Heaford treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Otologic Care

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.

Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Otitis Media
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heaford treats Otitis Media more than 100% of their peers

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

Ear Tube Placement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heaford performs Ear Tube Placement more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Heaford performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heaford treats Eustachian Tube Dysfunction more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Heaford treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.

Typically treats 53% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Allergic Rhinitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heaford treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 60% of their peers

Dr. Heaford treats this condition more than 60% of their peers

Chronic Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heaford treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 52% of their peers

Dr. Heaford treats this condition more than 52% of their peers

Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heaford treats Sinusitis more than 48% of their peers

Dr. Heaford treats this condition more than 48% of their peers

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Dr. Heaford's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Andrew Heaford, MD is a Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Heaford has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Otologic Care, and Up...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Board Certifications

Education

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (GME)
Fellowship Hospital
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (GME)
Residency Hospital
2005
University of Michigan (SOM)
Medical School

Awards

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Spectrum Health - Zeeland Community Hospital

Zeeland, MI

85% Patient experience rating, 16% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Spectrum Health Medical Center - Butterworth Hospital

Grand Rapids, MI

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Spectrum Health- United Hospital

Greenville, MI

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)