Dr. George Hefner, MD

Dr. George Hefner, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. George Hefner, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Lake Forest, IL. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

660 N Westmoreland Rd

Lake Forest, IL 60045

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • WellPoint

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 87% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
39

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hefner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hefner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hefner to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Hefner'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
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hefner accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • WellPoint

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Hefner has admitting privileges

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital
660 N Westmoreland Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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