Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD

Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
43 y/o
(34)

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Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Panama City, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. She specializes in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.

Panama City Neurosurgery

2949 Highway 77

Panama City, FL 32405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
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more than 56% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 52% of peers
Spine Disorders
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more than 51% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Kentucky
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Kentucky
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hedstrom has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hedstrom's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hedstrom

4.3

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
76.47058823529412%
(26)
4 Stars
8.823529411764707%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
14.705882352941176%
(5)

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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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My prayers were answered in Panama City , FL – Aug 22, 2018
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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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Franklin G. in panama city , FL – Aug 22, 2018
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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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Janine T. in panama city , FL – Aug 22, 2018
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She removed a tumor for my mom surgery was a success & i am grateful but most of all she showed compassion for my mom & family i saw a few male dr's before her and i didnt get that from them! You get the full package with dr hedstrom! She is a brilliant surgeon & she has a heart! Trust me you want...Read More
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Marybeth M in panama city , FL – Aug 21, 2018
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thorough & honest took the time to answer all of my questions & concerns. the staff was helpful as well
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Pete P in panama city , FL – Aug 21, 2018
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