Dr. William Heller, MD

Dr. William Heller, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(16)
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Dr. William Heller, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery.

2850 S Wabash Ave Ste 100

Chicago, IL 60616

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Shoulder Dislocation
very high
more than 95% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers
Elbow Injuries
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • The University Of Chicago Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Natl Ctr For Upper Extremity Surg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heller has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heller's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heller to family and friends
3.3
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Heller's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Chicago, IL |
Terrible doctor, waited 45 minutes and he spend 5 minutes with you. Chief c/o that was 2 fingers without feeling, now more fingers without feelings. As a doctor he sent you off by saying "it takes time to recover, there's nothing I can do". Can he understand, the symptoms are getting worse not...more
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in Chicago, IL |
I have been a patient of Midland orthopaedic off and on since 2009, this is also when I first met Dr. Heller. In 2015 I fell and tore both rotator cuffs and I hurt several other body parts.Dr.Strugala suggested I speak with Dr. Heller, I was afraid of surgery, but after several month's more of...more
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in Chicago, IL |
The waiting room was filthy and the staff not interested. Long wait and long wait in examing room. The doctor walked in sat down and grabbed the arm that had the rotator cuff operation He then pushed it over my head and it appears to be permanently damaged now. This lapse of judgement seems to be...more
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La Grange Park, IL |
Dr. Heller was thorough and explained all aspects of my osteoarthritis issues. He gave me options and presented the possible pros and cons of each option. I was thrilled with the outcome of all of my treatment and I felt knowledgeable about the decisions we made regarding my arthritis issues. I...more
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Dr. Heller accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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