Dr. Brian Heywood, MD

Dr. Brian Heywood, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Brian Heywood, MD is a general surgery specialist in Peoria, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Univ Of Wi Med Sch in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.

900 Main St Ste 530A

Peoria, IL 61602

Contact Information

(309) 672-5975

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Thrombosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Heywood'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

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Univ Of Wi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • St Francis-U Ill
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Osf St Francis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heywood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heywood's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heywood to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Heywood's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My surgery went great he went through a previous scar I had from a past surgery as a child and was able to repair the scar it has been unsightly for years and I feel much more comfortable with my scar now than I ever have before. He performed a hernia repair all the staff was great as well.
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Have had 2 surgeries with Dr. Heywood -- Colon resection and hemorrhoid, both at Pekin Hospital. Highest recommendation.
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