Dr. Frederick Heckler, MD

Dr. Frederick Heckler, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
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Dr. Frederick Heckler, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1966 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and plastic surgery of the hand.

320 E North Ave Ste 401

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Contact Information

(412) 359-4352

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Geisinger Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Gynecomastia
very high
more than 94% of peers
Breast Reconstruction
normal
more than 45% of peers
Hand Fracture
normal
more than 32% of peers

Dr. Heckler'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

17  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • University Chicago Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Tufts New England Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Denver General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heckler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heckler's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heckler to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Heckler'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had reconstructive surgery by Dr. Heckler. I had to be be seen for over a year and I was absolutely thrilled with the care and concern that Dr. Heckler and his staff provided. Very positive experience. I will go back soon.
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