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Specialties & Research
Dr. Mark Heckel, FACC, MD, PHD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.
- He has special expertise in 7 areas:
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
- Heart Block
- Heart Diseases
- Heart Failure
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
- Unstable Angina
Education & Awards
Dr. Heckel graduated from Temple University Physicians, Philadelphia. He has 4 awards.
Dr. Heckel has 7 hospital affiliations:
- Gaston Memorial Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Heckel accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 15 plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina - 17 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
- Cigna - 11 plans
- Humana - 10 plans
- Aetna - 3 plans