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Dr. Forest Heis, MD

Hip & Knee Orthopedics ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Heis

Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers

8726 US Hwy 42 Florence, KY 41042

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Dr. Forest Heis, MD is a orthopedic hip & knee surgery specialist in Florence, KY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in hip & knee orthopedics, sports medicine, and more.


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Dr. Heis' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Knee Arthroscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heis performs Knee Arthroscopy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Heis performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
Knee Dislocation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heis treats Knee Dislocation more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Heis treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heis treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Heis treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Heis' conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • 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 Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Heis specializes in knee and shoulder surgery, sports medicine, and Workers' Compensation.

Specialties

  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2002
Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital, Salt Lake City, Ut
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Duke University
Residency Hospital
1996
Duke University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1995
University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
Medical School
1991
Stanford University, Palo Alto, Ca
Undergraduate School
2002
2001
1996
1995
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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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 highly reccomend Dr Heis if you need any kind of shoulder repair.
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