Dr. Bruce Heckman, MD

Dr. Bruce Heckman, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
75 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Bruce Heckman, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Briarcliff Manor, NY and has been practicing for 47 years. He specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

Columbia Doctors

302 Chappaqua Rd

Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Heckman's Experience

Dr. Heckman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Heckman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Heckman "Dr. Heckman is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. He has been in private office practice for 40 years in Ossining and Buchanan, New York, and has been the Medical Director of the Phelps Hospice program for 31 years. He received his MD degree from New York Medical College, and did his residency and a year of Hematology fellowship there as well. He received his Masters in Public Health degree from Yale University in 1979 and has been Medical Director of a Community Health Center and ran the Medical Clinic at Westchester County Medical Center. He was a Board Member for 27 years at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and has served as President of North Star Medical Group, P.C. and Hudson Valley Practice Management Group, Inc. His greatest satisfaction in medical practice comes from long-term relationships with patients and their families. He is an avid fly fisherman, collects antiques, and spends time with his five grandchildren."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Heckman "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

3  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • New York Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Westchester Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Westchester Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1971

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
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Heckman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Heckman is not my primary care doctor, but I have seen him many times when I am not able to schedule with my PCP (In the same practice). This usually means I am sick. Dr. Heckman is very caring and understanding. He listens and takes the time to ask questions.
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