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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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Heitman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heitman performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Heitman performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heitman treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Heitman treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heitman performs Heart Surgery more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Heitman performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Heitman's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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Office & Staff Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. William Heitman, MD
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An awesome doctor also gave me a guarantee that if my new mechanical heart valve stopped ticking could get a new one for free! Brian Ladd, PSL
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Minimum downtime and pain, . Excellent therapy and follow up.
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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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CareSource
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Cigna
Community Health Choice
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Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Florida
Employer Group Open Access HMO
Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
Employer Group PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Select HMO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
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INTotal Health
Medicaid
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Midwest Health Plan
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Molina Healthcare
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Peach State Health Plan
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Simply Healthcare Plans
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Staywell (Wellcare)
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UnitedHealthCare
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Wellcare of Georgia
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