Dr. Forest Heis, MD

Dr. Forest Heis, MD

Orthopedic Knee Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(12)
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Dr. Forest Heis, MD is an orthopedic knee surgery specialist in Florence, KY and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic knee surgery, sports medicine, and more.

8726 US Hwy 42

Florence, KY 41042

Contact Information

(859) 301-2663

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Arthroscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Dislocation
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Heis "Dr. Heis specializes in knee and shoulder surgery, sports medicine, and Workers' Compensation."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Work-Related Injuries

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heis to family and friends
5.0
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Heis' 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 (3)

Best shoulder surgeon. Had torn rotator cuff and Dr. Heis did excellent surgery. Had full range motion in 6 weeks. Would highly recommend.
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We saw Dr Heis for my daughters second buckle fracture and were very pleased at the care she received. From the support staff all the way to the doctor, this ortho group is wonderful!
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Best shoulder surgeon in this area by far...I had a torn rotator cuff tendon and bone spurs in my left shoulder and Dr Heis did surgery on me on August 1st and now its September 3rd only a month later and according to my physical theripist I already have full range of motion in my shoulder.I...more
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