Dr. Jeffrey Heitkamp, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Heitkamp, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Jeffrey Heitkamp, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Arlington, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1001 N Waldrop Dr Ste 801

Arlington, TX 76012

Contact Information

(817) 274-4593

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 78% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
normal
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Heitkamp'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. Heitkamp "Arlington Association of Neurological Surgeons, PA is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care possible. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, we strive to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all our treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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40  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Total Disc Replacement
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch Hosp.
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Baylor Affiliated Hospitals Texas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch Hosp.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heitkamp has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heitkamp's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heitkamp to family and friends
28 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Heitkamp'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

Patient Comments (4)

Had lower back surgery August 18th and he said two weeks for recovery and he was right on with the projection - two weeks and I was golfing in three weeks.
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I recently saw Dr. Heitkamp after having a horrible experience with another doctor. Sure wish I had seen Dr. Heitkamp first. His explanations of my issues were so thorough & yet simple that even a young child could understand. He reviewed my MRI with me and slowly described what he was looking at....more
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Outstanding! Exceeded all expectations! Office, practice, surgical skills, diagnosis, patient care all exceptional! A concerned, practical physician emphasizing minimal intrusion and maximum results. Every patient is the most important! Totally satisfied in all regards!
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i first saw Dr. Heitkamp 14 years ago. He did back surgery on my L4, L5. I recovered with no pain what so ever. I tripped and fell recently and injured my back. Dr. Heitkamp again is my surgeon and he is the best of the best He also did the same surgery on my son and my son has had absolutely...more
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