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Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism • Female • Age 62

1515 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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    Dr. Heckemeyer's Experience

    Specialties

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    • Endocrinology & Metabolism

    Board Certifications

    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Abnormal Thyroid
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Diabetes Type 1
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Goiter
    • Graves' Disease
    • Hashimoto's Disease
    • Hyperaldosteronism
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Hypoparathyroidism
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroiditis
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Parkland Hospital
    Complete in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    University Tenn Center Health Science
    Complete in 1983
    University Tex Southwestern
    Complete in 1980

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Tenn Center Health Science
    Complete in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Heckemeyer & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Heckemeyer's Office & Staff

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    5 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

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    1515 6th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 279-2860 (Office)
    (205) 255-2019 (Fax)
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