Dr. Michael Heffernan, MD

Dr. Michael Heffernan, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Michael Heffernan, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

4650 W Sunset Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Spine Deformities
normal
more than 53% of peers
Scoliosis
normal
more than 53% of peers
Fracture
normal
more than 50% of peers

Dr. Heffernan'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.

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Heffernan does not have any board certifications listed.

59  Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthrogryposis - Severe Scoliosis
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chest Wall Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Clubfoot
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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26  Procedures

  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Pediatric Hip Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spine Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Massachussetts Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (Chla)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Heffernan has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Heffernan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heffernan's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heffernan to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

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
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