Dr. David Vanderheiden, DO

Dr. David Vanderheiden, DO

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. David Vanderheiden, DO is a family medicine specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in family medicine.

Coastal Bend Family Medicine

4818 Holly Rd Ste A

Corpus Christi, TX 78411
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Vanderheiden's Experience

Dr. Vanderheiden's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice/OMT
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

91  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adult Immunization
  • Ankle–Brachial Index Test
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Interpretation of Electrocardiograms
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records (3/2/2018)
    Action Taken: Physician Monitoring
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas


  • Baylor Coll Med & Affil Hosps
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Univ Of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College Of Osteopathic Medicine, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Family Practice
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Director of Family Medicine Residency Program, 2012
  • Chief of Staff, Bay Area Hospital, 1995
Media & Publications
  • Ask the Doctor,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vanderheiden's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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What People Say About Dr. David Vanderheiden, DO
Dr. David Vanderheiden, is a doctor who cares about your overall well being. He spends the time needed to help make sure you are aware of your condition. What his recommendations are for your way back to a healthier life. With all due respect the staff is efficient , respectful, and ready to...Read More
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Michelle Jones in Corpus Christi, TX – May 12, 2017
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Very caring physician. I was visiting from out of town and they was able to get me in and saved me from an emergency room.
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Debra in orlando, fl – Mar 19, 2017
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You never see the same person. You see "intern" doctors and as soon as you develop a relationship with them, they move onto their next job, leaving you having to start from the beginning with a new doctor. Dr. Vanderheiden only ever comes in to consult with them or teach them. Rare that I saw him....Read More
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Allaena B in Corpus Christi, TX – Jan 04, 2017
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Dr. Vanderheinden and his staff (Office staff, nurses; and other practice physicians) are professional, caring, and excellent as regards listening. They never hesitate to interact with each other if there is a question/concern with respect to your diagnosis or treatment/follow-up decisions. The...Read More
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Mike F in Corpus Christi, TX – Jan 12, 2016
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