Dr. William Heitman, MD

Dr. William Heitman, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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55 y/o
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Dr. William Heitman, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Fort Pierce, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
more than 88% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 79% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 77% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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47  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heitman's Reviews

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Dr. Heitman and office staff are courteous, friendly, and knowledgeable. Ms. Wynne, PA was very helpful and understanding with my spouse that has ALZ. My spouse had to have his pacemaker battery replaced. This would have been very stressful, but Dr. Heitman, office staff and Lawnwood Outpatient...Read More
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I recommend Dr. W. Heitman he is an excellent Dr, very professional, easy to talk to, he gave me good advises on how to go from now on with the kind of operation that I had. The people working with him are also excellent. To Dr. Heitman and his staff thanks you very much.
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Dr Heitmann recently performed a successful aorthic valve replacement surgery for my mother. On behalf of myself, my entire family, and all of our friends, I wanted to express our immense gratitude for the excellent work Dr. Heitmann and his entire team did. My mother has recovered very quickly and...Read More
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I recently met Dr. Heitman due to my needing a by-pass heart operation. I was immediately put at ease during this first meeting. I found Dr. Heitman very calming and explained the upcoming procedure in detail. He visited me the day of the surgery prior to the operation to once again put me at...Read More
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I had emergency open heart surgery recently.What can you about a dedicated team of professionals that saved your life?Throughout the process and follow up I couldn't have asked for more.Great team of compassionate,caring people.
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