License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Heim is Excellent. Dr. Heim has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Heim, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Thoracoscopy

Education & Awards

Dr. Heim graduated from UMDNJ, Newark. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2011 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Heim has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Our Lady Of Lourdes Medical Center 
  • Cooper University Hospital 


  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • German

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Additional Information
Dr. John August Heim MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. John A. Heim practice?
Dr. John Heim has 6 office locations.
Dr. John Heim practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Plainsboro, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: Philadelphia, PA and Princeton, NJ.
See Plainsboro Surgeons.