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Patient Reviews

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Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Heitmiller is Good. Dr. Heitmiller has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
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Promptness 4.7
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Courteous Staff 4.3
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
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Bedside Manner 4.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.0
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Follows Up After Visit 4.3
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Heitmiller, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Gastrectomy (Stomach Removal)
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Jejunostomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Swallowing disorder (Deglutition Disorder)

Education & Awards

Dr. Heitmiller graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 10 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Barrett Esophagus
Esophagectomy
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Swallowing disorder (Deglutition Disorder)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2013 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Heitmiller has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Union Memorial Hospital 
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 

Languages

  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard F Heitmiller MD is a male Surgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard F. Heitmiller practice?
Dr. Richard Heitmiller has 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Heitmiller practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Baltimore, MD.
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