Dr. Richard Heuer, MD

Dr. Richard Heuer, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Richard Heuer, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Somerset, KY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

120 Tradepark Dr Ste B

Somerset, KY 42503

Contact Information

(606) 451-0300

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 97% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Heuer'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.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hermaphroditism
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Usc Los Angeles Co Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Jackson Mem Hosptial
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • La Co / Usc Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heuer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heuer's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heuer to family and friends
41 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Heuer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (5)

Dr.Heuer is an excellent Doctor. He has been a god send for my mother. Mom was certain to lose her leg due to vascular disease. Dr. Heuer acceped her as a patient and has saved her leg. She still has a way to go but she's well on her way. Thank you Dr. Heuer for your hard work and dedication to...more
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Dr Heuer seems to care a great deal about my condition and explained the procedure , so that I could understand it.
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I was very disappointed with Dr. Heuer, before having a lung biopsy I was having second thoughts, most doctors would be very understanding and try to reassure you that everything will go ok or something on that line, but, Dr. Heuer instead slams his clipboard down and says"You're wasting my time...more
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First impressions--lasting impressions. I live in a different time zone from the office so got a little confused on my appointment time and arrived early. The receptionist was rude, unpleasant and otherwise obnoxious. When I gave my name, she looked at the computer and said, Well,, you're...more
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Dr. Heuer and his staff are wonderful
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