Dr. Robert Heary, MD

Dr. Robert Heary, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Robert Heary, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Newark, NJ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

90 Bergen St # 8100

Newark, NJ 07103

Contact Information

(973) 972-2323

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Myelopathy
high
more than 85% of peers
Scoliosis
normal
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Heary'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vascular Disease
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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heary has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heary's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heary to family and friends
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Heary'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I had two previous lumbar fusions & the second was completely botched. Feeling defeated & depressed when the surgeon #2 refused to listen when I KNEW there was something very wrong & was in extreme pain, I went to Dr. Heary for another opinion. He became my hero! He not only fixed the issue, he...more
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I had a triple fusion in my neck back in 2010 and everything worked out fine, the only problem now is I need more work on my spine but the Dr. doesn't accept BC/BS and the cost is rather large so if you see the insurance accepted page with BC/BS listed it's wrong. Well I must continue my search
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