Dr. James Heron, MD

Dr. James Heron, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 54

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Heron, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Lake Worth, FL. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Jfk Medical Center and JFK Medical Center North Campus. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Heron to book an appointment.

Locations

Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches, INC

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(561) 968-3806
Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches5401 S Congress Ave Ste 218 Lake Worth, FL 33462
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"I would highly recommend this doctor to everybody. He is a caring and knowledgeable physician. "

- Linda meiseles in Atlantis, fl 33462See more reviews

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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Low Wait Times Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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Dr. Heron's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Heron

4.6

Based on 19 ratings

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What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (21)
  • Explained conditions well (20)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (19)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
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My husband, son and I having been using Dr. Heron for many years. We are very happy with him and his staff. The atmosphere is friendly, Dr. Heron is more knowledgeable than any Dr. we have ever attended and spends as much time as needed with each of us. When we call, we get an immediate response.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Arline Burstein – Feb 24, 2021
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Professional Kind Excellent physician
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Feb 13, 2021
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very professional and spent all the time necessary during exam. wonderful follow through.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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sumner gotlib – Dec 24, 2020
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Caring / listens / helpfull Carefull / knowledgeable He is the best. The staff is great
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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R Gottlieb – Sep 04, 2020
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the best every doctor in south Florida. Compassionate intelligent and very involved with his patients problems
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Larry menzer – Aug 19, 2020
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I would most certainly recommend Dr. Heron. He is truly concerned and continues to respond to the needs of his patients in a knowledgeable manner.
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Ron B – Jul 09, 2020
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very responsive to follow-ups when needed.
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mark f goodfriend – Apr 16, 2020
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He and his staff are excellent and I highly recommend this practice.
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RJG – Mar 14, 2020
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I would highly recommend this doctor to everybody. He is a caring and knowledgeable physician.
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Linda meiseles in Atlantis, fl 33462 – Jun 29, 2016
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Heron's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Laryngitis
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Rash
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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(561) 968-3806

Dr. Heron accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Amerihealth
Assurant Health
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
HealthSmart
Humana
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
Neighborhood Health Plan
POMCO Group
Simplifi
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

About Me

Care Philosophy

Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches, Inc. - As an MSPB physician I am dedicated to delivering cost-effective, quality care in a healing environment....Read more

Biography

I have been a practicing internist for 20 years. In 2014, I began my affiliation with MDVIP, Concierge Medicine. I believe by bringing you a personalized...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Education

1997
Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine/Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
Residency Hospital
1994
Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine/Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
Internship Hospital
1988
Boston College-B.S. Biology (Magna Cum Laude)
Undergraduate School

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. James Heron, MD?

Call (561) 968-3806 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

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What are Dr. James Heron, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Heron frequently treats Laryngitis, Acute Laryngitis, and Anxiety. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Heron treats.

Where is Dr. James Heron, MD's office located?

Dr. Heron's office is located at 5401 S Congress Ave Ste 218, Lake Worth, FL 33462. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. James Heron, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Heron has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Heron is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Jfk Medical Center

Atlantis, FL

61% Patient Experience Rating, 8% lower than the national average

6 Awards Received

JFK Medical Center North Campus

West Palm Beach, FL

Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Boca Raton, FL

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received