Dr. George Hefner, MD

Dr. George Hefner, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. George Hefner, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Lake Forest, IL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine.

660 N Westmoreland Rd

Lake Forest, IL 60045

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Dr. Hefner'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.

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

39  Conditions Treated


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9  Procedures

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.


  • 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
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hefner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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