Dr. Heather Kistka, MD

Dr. Heather Kistka, MD

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Dr. Heather Kistka, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Elkhart, IN and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 2009 and specializes in neurosurgery.

500 Arcade Ave Ste 200

Elkhart, IN 46514

Contact Information

(574) 294-8404

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Dr. Kistka's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kistka treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 85% of her peers

Dr. Kistka treats this condition more than 85% 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
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kistka treats Spine Disorders more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Kistka treats this condition more than 83% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Kistka's conditions and procedures:

Bone Disorders
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Meningiomas
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Traumatic Brain Injury

About Me

Biography

Dr. Heather Kistka, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Elkhart, IN and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 2009 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

  • 2009
    Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    2009

Dr. Kistka's Reviews

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3.7

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Dr. Kistka explained the surgical procedure to me, and answered my questions in detail. She called me the day after my surgery, which was a nice surprise. Dr. Kistka spoke to me as an adult, and it’s too bad I won’t have other occasions to see her. I can not recommend Dr. Kistka enough!
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Dr. Kistka is caring and compassionate. I found her to listen carefully to my issues and invited me to work with her to develop the best plan for me. People I have talked to have told me that she is a skilled surgeon, so I know, if I do need surgery, she is the one I would choose to do it. I am...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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