Dr. Thomas Heffron, MD

Dr. Thomas Heffron, MD

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Transplant Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o
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Dr. Thomas Heffron, MD is a transplant surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in transplant surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

P/SL Transplant Center

1601 E 19th Ave Ste 5050

Denver, CO 80218
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Heffron's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Ablation
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bile Duct Procedure
Bile Duct Surgery
Biliary Atresia
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cirrhosis
Colectomy
Colorectal Cancer
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Liver Resection
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Liver Biopsy
Liver Cancer
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Surgery
Liver Transplant
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Surgery
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Secondary Malignancies
Splenectomy
Thoracentesis
Transplant Surgery
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Viral Hepatitis
Whipple Procedure

About Me

Please see my website www.drtomheffron.com to learn more about me.

Specialties

  • Transplant Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Hepatology

Board Certifications

Education

1990
University of Chicago Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
1990
University of Chicago Pritzer School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1987
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1982
University Of Nebraska
Medical School
1978
Creighton University
Undergraduate School
1990
1990
1987
1987
1982
1978

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • First Mason Chair for Liver Transplant, Emory University Health System/Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, 2004

Dr. Heffron's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Heffron

4.2

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I was diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma in July of 2017. Within a week or two, I had found and made contact with Dr. Heffron. He was very informative and discussed treatment and surgery. By mid- August, Dr Heffron had performed the resection of the tumor and I recovered very quickly. I owe...Read More
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Dr Heffron performed a liver transplant on me 2+ years ago. He is top surgeon for me and gives EXCELLENT, quality care. He is there for me when I express concerns regarding my labs or any current issues. Dr. Heffron goes above his call of duty. He is the doctor of several of our friends as well,...Read More
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Dr Heffron goes above and beyond good patient care. His bed side manner is impressive, and you can tell that he really cares about his patients. Thank you for a job well done.
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Dr. Heffron is a phenomenal surgeon with a passion for medicine.
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AARP
Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Cofinity
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
ODS Health Plan
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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