Dr. Stephen E. Heim, MD

Dr. Stephen E. Heim, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 59 years old

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
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Dr. Heim specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Warrenville, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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      Dr. Heim accepts 17 insurance carriers

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      17 Insurance Carriers 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
      • UniCare
      • UnitedHealthCare
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      3.9 based on 14 responses
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      • Trustworthiness
         (14)
      • Helpfulness
         (14)
      • Staff
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      • Scheduling
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      Experience with Dr. Heim
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (14)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (14)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (14)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (14)
      Dr. Heim's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (14)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (14)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (14)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (14)
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      in Rockford, IL |
      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 surgery was really good- his explanations were very clear and helpful. By now his techniques are probably different but I was very happy with the results even after this time-
      in Naperville, IL |
      I've been a patient of Dr Heim for perhaps 7-8 years. He's always been patient, insightful, informative and respectful of each of my situations. If he feels another physician in his group can better handle an issue (spine/lower back, knee, hip, etc), he has never hesitated to make that recommendation. He's very involved in physical exercise and well being and I have long thought that gives him another level of experience and knowledge on which he draws.
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Back Disorders
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Head and Neck Conditions
      • Herniated Disc
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Myelopathy
      • Neck Injuries
      • Neck Pain
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis

      Procedures Performed

      • 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
      • Revision Surgery
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Spinal Reconstruction
      • Spine Surgery
      • Steroid Injection

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1982

      • Internship Hospital
        Northwestern University Medical Center
      • Residency Hospital
        Northwestern University Medical Center
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Northwestern University Medical Center

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Heim's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Heim's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Heim

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients