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Dr. George Hefner, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 58

  
Dr. Hefner

Lake Forest Interventional PAI

1000 N Westmoreland Rd Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Dr. George Hefner, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Lake Forest, IL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine.


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Biography

Dr. George Hefner, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Lake Forest, IL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

1992
Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1989
Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1988
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School

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(847) 535-6793

Dr. Hefner accepts the following insurance:

MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hefner treats Low Back Pain more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Hefner treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hefner treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Hefner treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hefner treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Hefner treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

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Dr. Hefner's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)