Dr. Heather Kistka, MD

Dr. Heather Kistka, MD

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Dr. Heather Kistka, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Elkhart, IN. She specializes in neurosurgery.

500 Arcade Ave Ste 200

Elkhart, IN 46514

Contact Information

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
Broken Neck
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kistka treats Broken Neck more than 98% of her peers

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

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
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kistka treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Kistka treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Kistka's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Heather Kistka, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Elkhart, IN. She specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Dr. Kistka's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kistka

4.2

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What People Say About Dr. Heather Kistka, MD
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Dr. Kistka is a great person, she did my back fushion. Very nice answered all guestions.Even talked to my mom which was out of state when i had surgery.Just to make mymom feel better.
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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