Dr. John Heffernan, MD

Dr. John Heffernan, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Heffernan, MD is an urology specialist in Wakefield, RI and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med in 1986 and specializes in urology.

70 Kenyon Ave Unit 322

Wakefield, RI 02879

Contact Information

(401) 783-1896

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hydronephrosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Incontinence
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

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23

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

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

  • Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Naval Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heffernan to family and friends
5.0
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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

Patient Comments (3)

Over nearly 30 years with Dr. Heffernan I know from first hand experience that he is, among many other positive things, an extremely kind, caring, honest, dedicated, exceptionally skilled, capable talented physician and i would put my life in his hands without hesitation.
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Dr. Heffernan is a very competent physician who truly cares about his patients. He listens carefully and explains things in terms a non-medical patient can understand.
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Had a condition which turned out to be cancer. Dr. Heffernan was helpful through out the process. He went out of his way to answer any questions at any time of the day or night. He is everything one would want out of a doctor. I cant give a high enough recommendation for this Doctor.
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