Dr. Stephen Heim, MD

Dr. Stephen Heim, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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61 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Stephen Heim, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Warrenville, IL and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

27650 Ferry Rd Ste 100

Warrenville, IL 60555
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Private HealthCare Systems

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Top Care Areas

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

Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Heim'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. Heim ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

35  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis

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14  Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Revision Surgery
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Northwestern University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heim's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heim to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Heim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Heim recently performed ACDF surgery on me. Every nurse, tech, doctor staff,etc that I met in my pre-op ranted about what a great Dr. Heim was and I must agree now post op. Every thing he described prior to my surgery is going as planned and I expect complete recovery. Immediately after surgery...more
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HE IS THE BEST BACK DR. THAT YOU COULD EVER ASK FOR, HE TAKES TIME AND YOU NEVER FEEL RUSHED.
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Very upfront about expectations - I had disc problems repaired (terminology?)- excellent after-care and follow up support. L4 and L5 fused, no issues 8 years later. He had an excellent support system and I was walking the day of surgery, went home about 4 days after? Response to questions after...more
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