Dr. Robert Heaps, MD

Dr. Robert Heaps, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Robert Heaps, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Bedford, NH and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

9 Washington Pl

Bedford, NH 03110

Contact Information

(603) 883-0091

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 98% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Heaps'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Heaps "Thank you for considering me. I am a board certified orthopedic surgeon, who is fellowship trained in hand and upper extremity surgery. I am an associate of the New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center, which has over 100 years of collective experience providing quality and comprehensive care to the people of southern New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts. Our practice mission is to provide quality, cost-effective orthopedic care in a respectful and compassionate manner. As a member of this group, I am dedicated in the desire to fulfill this mission."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Wrist Fracture
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39  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Hampshire.

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

  • Boston College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Portsmouth Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctor in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012,
  • Top Doctor in Hand Surgery - New Hampshire Magazine,
  • Leading Physician in 2009,
Media & Publications

Dr. Heaps has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heaps' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heaps to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Heaps' 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 (2)

Very nice. Helpful. Took his time.
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Excellent surgical approach and bedside manner. Realistic and great coordination with physical therapy.
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