Dr. Jeffrey Heftler, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Heftler, MD

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Age 47
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Dr. Jeffrey Heftler, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Greenwich, CT and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1997 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.

6 Greenwich Office Park

Greenwich, CT 06831

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Heftler'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Heftler "Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) centers on a team approach. Each patient is matched with the physician specialist that is right for their condition. Our practice is committed to providing excellent care for conditions and injuries of the musculoskeletal system through professional cooperation and compassion for our patients. By setting the highest of standards, we can confidently offer patients the best options to achieve the best possible outcomes."

5  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Spine Physiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • 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
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Upper Back Pain
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Vassar College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • St Peters Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Thomas Jefferson Univ Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Beth Isreal Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heftler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heftler's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heftler to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Heftler'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Heftler has an excellent bedside manner and takes his time with you. I was just in for an epidural injection for a bad herniation of my L5-S1 and he provided me with the time I needed, to be certain all of my questions were answered. On the day of the procedure, the Dr. was extremely pleasant...more
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