Dr. David Heck, MD

Dr. David Heck, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. David Heck, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery.

810 N Zang Blvd

Dallas, TX 75208

Contact Information

(214) 941-4243

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Texas True Choice
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
normal
more than 82% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Heck'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Heck "Texas Orthopaedic Surgical Associates is comprised of seven orthopaedic surgeons and one podiatrist that provide a full spectrum of muscularskeletal care.  All seven orthopaedic surgeons are board certified/board eligible by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.  Our podiatrist is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedic and Primary Podiatric Medicine.  They are available for your needs and share a mission to provide patients with the highest quality of orthopaedic services in a compassionate and caring manner."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice/OMT
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians**
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
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26  Procedures

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Clarkson University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • University Minn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • SUNY
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Mayo Foundation For Med Education and Research
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heck has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heck's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heck to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Heck's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Heck changed my life 20 years ago. I was high risk being 40 and overweight, and had been to 3 other doctors that wouldn't take the chance on replacing my hip. He was practicing at I U Med at the time. I continue to keep him in my prayers.
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