Dr. Thomas Heil, MD

Dr. Thomas Heil, MD

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Age 50
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Dr. Thomas Heil, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Valdese, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1992 and specializes in pain medicine.

720 Malcolm Blvd Fl 3

Valdese, NC 28690

Contact Information

(828) 580-7620

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Heil'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

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heil has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heil's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heil to family and friends
27 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Heil's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (10)

The worst non empathetic doctor I have ever encountered, and I’ve seen and worked with a lot of doctors. God forbid anything traumatic happens to his family and they get treated like I’ve been. His gift of discernment is off &treated me as if I was a bum off the street. Who tells someone “no one...more
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Dr Heil is an amazing pain doctor. I had a cervical disc herniation at c6. He was instrumental in getting an epidural steroid injection in place quickly to get me relief without narcotics. I was a bee to get back to work and after 4-6 weeks, i am noting no pain or numbness in left arm. He was the...more
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I would NEVER recommend anyone to see Dr. Heil. He was the most pathetic physician I've ever seen. I went for a surgery consult and left his office in amazement of the lack of professionalism.
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I drove 2 hrs each way, was in the patient room for maybe 1 1/2 hrs, seen by a very friendly and sweet nurse, a cold but efficient PA, and finally Dr. Heil. He said he did not have time to give me the two injections, so I will drive back again tomorrow, 2 hours each way, and hope to get the...more
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Dr Heil only wants to give you injections to make money from your insurance. He doesn't take time to listen to you . He could care less if you are in pain or not . I would not recommend Dr .Heil to my worst enemy . Worst doctor I have ever seen .
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