Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD

Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
44 y/o
(35)

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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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
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
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
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 15 years. She specializes in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(5)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Hedstrom's Performance
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What People Say About Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD
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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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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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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Humana
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Tricare
Triwest
UnitedHealthCare
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Bay Medical Center

Panama City, FL