Dr. Fernanda Heitor, MD

Dr. Fernanda Heitor, MD

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Geriatric Medicine  |  
Female  |  
42 y/o
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Accepting new patients

Dr. Fernanda Heitor, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 5 years. She graduated from Pontifical Catholic University Of Campinas (Brazil) in 2000 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 18-200

Chicago, IL 60611
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthLink
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • HFN
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Elbow Sprain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 96% of peers
Herpes Simplex Infection
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Heitor'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.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Heitor ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "
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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Pontifical Catholic University Of Campinas (Brazil)
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • St Mary's Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Michigan Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heitor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heitor's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heitor to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Heitor's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Chicago, IL
My mother is 87 years old and has high blood pressure and extreme arthritic pain. Dr. Heitor spends a lot of time with my mother and really goes over her condition, medication and her overall well being. She asks a lot of questions and really listens to my mother's concerns. She is very good...more
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