Dr. Norman Hetzler Jr, MD

Dr. Norman Hetzler Jr, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o
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Dr. Norman Hetzler Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Macon, GA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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Dr. Hetzler Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hetzler Jr treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Hetzler Jr treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Vascular Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hetzler Jr treats Vascular Disease more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Hetzler Jr treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hetzler Jr treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Hetzler Jr treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Hetzler Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Bronchoscopy
Buerger's Disease
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Central Line Insertion
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Tube Insertion
Chest Wall Tumor
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Valve Replacement
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Mass
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Poor Circulation
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Procedures
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Radial Catheterization
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Tracheostomy
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Injuries
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Our practice believes in patient-centric care.  We work together with the patient and their family with the goal of achieving their maximum healing and wellness.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

1992
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1987
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1983
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1982
Hahnemann Medical College
Medical School
1978
Pennsylvania State University
Undergraduate School
1992
1987
1983
1982
1978

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This Office and every one there are very special to me I would recommend that if you have a choice (or not as I did not) and someone from that office walks in please stop and think about how pleasant this office staff, surgeon and especially my favorites PA and Nurse are. They treat you as family...Read More
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Knowledgeable, caring/empathetic, straight-shooter. What a delightful surgeon, definitely not your typical heart-surgeon. He loves the LORD too!!
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Humana
Medicaid
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
UPMC Health Plan

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