Dr. Robert Heaps, MD
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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

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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.

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Biography

Dr. Robert Heaps, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Bedford, NH. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Heaps is affiliated with Catholic Medical Center, Elliot Hospital, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital.

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Dr. Heaps' Performance
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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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    10 to 15 minutes
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Excellent surgical approach and bedside manner. Realistic and great coordination with physical therapy.
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Dr. Heaps' Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Heaps' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in New Hampshire not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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
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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Trauma

Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Portsmouth Naval Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    National Naval Medical Center

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University Medical Center

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Boston College

    Graduated in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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 Replacement
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement