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Dr. Heidi Prather, DO

Pain Medicine ·  Female · Age 53

Dr. Prather

Dr. Heidi Prather, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1991 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.


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Dr. Prather accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Prather's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Sacrum Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prather treats Sacrum Disorders more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Prather treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Coccygeal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prather treats Coccygeal Pain more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Prather treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Scoliosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Prather treats Scoliosis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Prather treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar

Dr. Prather's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

Dr. Heidi Prather, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1991 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Education

1995
Rehab Institute Of Chicago
Residency Hospital
1992
Presbyterian/St Luke's Hospital
Internship Hospital
1991
University Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1995
1992
1991

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Dr. Prather's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Prather

3.8

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
(4)

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Very hard to get an appointment. When I finally went to my appointment, I waited in the waiting room for 2 hrs. (the doctor had overslept) After the appointment, follow-up communications took way too long (weeks even). You can't call and talk to anyone in her office, have to leave a message, and...Read More
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Very compassionate and understanding. Takes time with you to answer all your questions and concerns.
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Dr. Prather did not fully provide options, simply said here's what we're going to do in our very brief visit. The staff at Dr. Prather's has terrible attention to detail, calling me after injections to ask me how my neck was when my neck was never the issue! Communication is clearly bad within...Read More
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I thank God for putting Dr. Prather in my path. I had my epidural injection this am. Already I feel relief. Dr Prather is a professional!! It does take time to get an appointment with her. But it's worth it!!!! If you need pain relief don't hesitate and schedule an appointment you will not be...Read More
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Appt. booked 3 months out, did get on wait list for cancellations and got earlier appt. Very nice, thorough exam, test scheduled. Did not receive phonecall for test results after 72 hours. I called and left message, no return call. Poor followup with patients.
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