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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Heller is Good. Dr. Heller has been reviewed by 36 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 3.8
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Heller, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 21 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Compression Fractures
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Kyphosis
  • Laminectomy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
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Education & Awards

Dr. Heller graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Spinal Fusion
Cervical Spine Research Society
Emory Orthopaedic Resident Selection, 1996
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1996
Cervical Spine Research Society, 1989
Kashiwagi-Suzuki Traveling Fellow
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2010)


Dr. Heller has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Emory-Adventist Hospital 
  • Grady Memorial Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. John G Heller MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. John G. Heller practice?
Dr. John Heller has 1 office location.
Dr. John Heller practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Atlanta, GA.
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