Dr. John Heifner, MD

Dr. John Heifner, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. John Heifner, MD is a nephrology specialist in Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in nephrology.

9601 Baptist Health Dr Ste 400

Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Information

(501) 224-2141

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Ala Birmingham Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Ala Birmingham Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Ala Birmingham Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heifner's Reviews

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2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Patient Comments (2)

so pleased with the attention he gave my fiancé. The boat of confidence he would give him every time he came in and shook my finances hand and told him how much he was improving. I wish I had a way to thank Dr Heifner. When we left, he said "in my line of work, I don't see many successes, but...more
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Dr. Heifner had to leave the room to research my brothers condition because he had only seen c"a couple" of patients before with small change disorder. He was unfamiliar with the condition and how to treat it. He was unkind and confrontation. As a healthcare professional, the way that he behaved...more
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