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Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD

Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female · Age 44


Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Panama City, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. She specializes in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.


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(850) 257-7033

Dr. Hedstrom accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
Humana
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Tricare
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United Healthcare

Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (5/1/2014)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hedstrom's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hedstrom treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Hedstrom treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hedstrom treats Low Back Pain more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Hedstrom treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hedstrom treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Hedstrom treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Hedstrom's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Ataxia
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

About Me

Biography

Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Panama City, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. She specializes in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2008
University Of Kentucky
Internship Hospital
2003
University Of Kentucky
Residency Hospital
1997
Indiana University / School Of Medicine
Medical School
2008
2003
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Hedstrom's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hedstrom

4.3

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
77.14285714285714%
(27)
4 Stars
8.571428571428571%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(5)

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So glad to find that she was open after the storm at a new address. She has been such a great asset to this community!!
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Dr. Hedstrom removed a Meningioma Brain tumor on my right parietal lobe 5 weeks ago. The surgery was very successful. She was gracious enough to leave quite a bit of hair so I can cover up the scar. Luckily mine was in a location it was possible. Her entire staff have went above and beyond leading...Read More
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I think its so important to be able to feel comfortable with your doctor & to trust their judgment and as a patient you sense this when you first meet with a doctor & let me tell you there is no one like Dr Hedstrom!! From my first meeting with her I knew right away not only is she a talented...Read More
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I've been to so many doctors over the years and she is the only one that was able to help me and her staff was very helpful with my insurance i recommend her to everyone
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came to her for a second opinion i had a feeling in my gut that i didnt need the surgery my dr was telling me to get and without me saying anything she told me no surgery. Dr Hedstrom is #1 in my book!!!
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