Dr. James Heffernan, MD

Dr. James Heffernan, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. James Heffernan, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Boston Univ Sch Of Med in 1977 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

330 Brookline Ave

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

(617) 667-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetes Screening
very high
more than 96% of peers
Influenza (Flu)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Liver Function Test
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Heffernan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

234  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.

Education

  • Boston Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Boston City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heffernan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heffernan's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heffernan to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Heffernan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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