Dr. Ian Heger, MD

Dr. Ian Heger, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ian Heger, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.

Augusta University Medical Clinic at West Wheeler

1220 W Wheeler Pkwy

Augusta, GA 30909
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

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Dr. Heger's Experience

Dr. Heger's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Heger "Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region. "


  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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


  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heger to family and friends
based on 7 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Heger's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Our child has been Dr. H's patient for a few years. He has always been gentle, kind and has given us hope when others didn't. Our child has a rare brain condition that very few doctors even know about. Not only does Dr. H know about it but he's also a specialist in it! Miranda, his nurse...more
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He doesn't wash his hands when touching my child's head! Who does that? He's incredibly rough with our child to the point of tears and his stitching looks sloppy. He allowed my child's condition get so bad, she was transferred to a different hospital even after we begged him to please give her a CT...more
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Great bedside manner, great with kids. Super knowledgeable. He doesn't "talk down" to you the way other surgeons do and he doesn't mind if you ask a million questions. He has always take great care of our child. We travel far to see him because he is the best!
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in Augusta, GA
Such an incredible Neurosurgeon! He really cares about the children he treats. My son adores him! Our whole family adores him. His office staff are wonderful, too. We thank God for Dr. Heger every day!
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