Dr. Bernard Heckman, MD

Dr. Bernard Heckman, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 81
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Dr. Bernard Heckman, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1962 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

10301 Georgia Ave Ste 209W

Silver Spring, MD 20902

Contact Information

(301) 587-6464

Insurance Accepted

  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Heckman'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.

2  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

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heckman to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has 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)

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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