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Thoracic Surgeon, Surgeon, Cardiologist
23 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (27)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Heuer, Thoracic Surgeon, Surgeon, Cardiologist is Excellent. Dr. Heuer has been reviewed by 54 patients who have provided 27 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Lung Surgery (Pulmonary Surgical Procedures)

Education & Awards

Dr. Heuer graduated from University of Miami . He has 3 awards.

Alpha omega alpha medical honor society
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2014)


Dr. Heuer has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital 
  • Broward General Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard J Heuer MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard J. Heuer practice?
Dr. Richard Heuer has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Heuer practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Somerset, KY.
See Somerset Cardiothoracic Surgeons.