Dr. Stephen Heim, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 65

Dr. Heim

Fort Smith Dialysis Supply Company

1506 Dodson Ave Fort Smith, AR 72901

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Dr. Stephen Heim, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Fort Smith, AR and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Heim has more experience with Knee & Lower Limb Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities Baptist Health - Fort Smith and Mercy Hospital Fort Smith. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Heim to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Heim

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Heim treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Heim treats other conditions, please contact the office at (479) 709-7000.

Knee & Lower Limb Surgery

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee & Lower Limb Surgery specialists.

Dr. Heim is experienced in the area of Knee & Lower Limb Surgery. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 30 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Knee Arthroscopy
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Dr. Heim's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Dr. Heim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Heim

3.9

Based on 10 ratings

5 Stars
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(7)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
10%
(1)
1 Star
20%
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RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
He is a liar, most unprofessional doctor i have ever met. Very unhelpful. I think it is time for him to retire.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Oct 12, 2020
Dr. Heim did surgery on my thumb and he did my total knee replacement in both knees. He is the best and I highly recommend him. I personally would not use any one else.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Lillie Dikeman in Van Buren, AR – Apr 17, 2017
Very nice and down to earth. I was very nervous at my appointment and he made me calm down and had me and my mother laughing! I would recommend him to anyone!
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Betty wright in Paris arkansas – Jan 19, 2017

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Heim, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Fort Smith, AR and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Heim has more...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

University Hospital Of Arkansas
Residency Hospital
1983
University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Stephen Heim, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Heim frequently treats Knee & Lower Limb Surgery. See all practice areas where Dr. Heim specializes.

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Dr. Heim's office is located at 1506 Dodson Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Fort Smith Dialysis Supply Company1506 Dodson Ave Fort Smith, AR 72901
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Select Specialty Hospital - Fort Smith Inc1001 Towson Ave Fort Smith, AR 72901
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Heim is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Baptist Health - Fort Smith

Fort Smith, AR

63% Patient Experience Rating, 6% lower than the national average

Mercy Hospital Fort Smith

Fort Smith, AR

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)