Dr. Heidi Cox, MD

Dr. Heidi Cox, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Heidi Cox, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1994 and specializes in pediatric surgery.Read her story

1432 S Dobson Rd Ste 301

Mesa, AZ 85202

Contact Information

(480) 464-9400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cox performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 93% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
high
more than 80% of peers

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Dr. Cox's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cox "I've been a practicing pediatric surgeon for almost 15 years, and I still get joy every single day from what I do. Cardon Children's Hospital has grown into a fantastic place for sick children, and I take pride in being here. We have an amazing group of pediatric surgeons, and I honestly feel that children get the absolute best surgical care from all of us."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Umbilical Hernia

35  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • UCLA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Los Angeles Co/Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Med College Of Wi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Chldns Hospital Of Wisc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cox has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cox's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cox to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Cox's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Cox spoke to us like a friend, she is informative, responsive to questions, takes her time. She is calm, compassionate, empathetic and provides great support. I'm very grateful she was the surgeon we chose for our two children's four surgeries. She made tough situations much easier. The front...more
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Excellent surgeon! Was willing to help my daughter when all GI, gynecologists, pain specialists, etc could not find anything. She did a laparoscopy on my daughter finding adhesions that had twisted her gall bladder and bowels, along with acute apendicitis. Thanks to her I have my daughter back-...more
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My pleasure - thanks for the review and I'm so glad she is so much better!

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Dr. Cox was amazing. Fantastic surgeon and great with my daughter! I highly recommend her.
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