Dr. Bernard Heckman, MD

Dr. Bernard Heckman, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 80
(4)
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Dr. Bernard Heckman, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Silver Spring, MD. He is 80 years old and has been practicing for 50 years.

10301 Georgia Ave Ste 209W

Silver Spring, MD 20902

Contact Information

(301) 587-6464

Insurance Accepted

  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
high
more than 88% of peers
Abdominal Pain
normal
more than 62% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 58% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
44

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heckman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heckman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heckman to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Heckman's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in New York, NY |
Dr Heckman was primary care physician to my elderly parents. Unresponsive and borderline belligerent to his children, who were legally responsible for their healthcare. Never visited my dying parents in the hospital, never spoke to attending doctors, but aggressively questioned our decisions. ...more
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Dr. Heckman accepts 1 insurance carrier
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Heckman has admitting privileges

Holy Cross Hospital
1500 Forest Glen Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Bethesda Butler Hospital
3125 Hamilton Mason Rd
Hamilton, OH 45011
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