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About Dr. Stephen K Heier
Dr. Stephen K Heier, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hawthorne, NY, with another office in Sleepy Hollow, NY. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Heier is affiliated with Phelps Memorial Hospital Center-Northwell Hospital. Dr. Heier has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Stephen K Heier has the following 2 specialties
A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
- Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
- Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
- Hepatitis C
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Celiac Disease
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Abdominal Pain
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Barely responded, evasive to questions every time, kept waiting up to 2 hours.. Relies on. being named by most docs in area. Just because he is local, and not for quality. Told by staff the procedure does upper and lower, after the procedure told it only did lower, would need another procedure.Then given explanation of course it can't do both, would have to do another. Doctor didnt answer calls for weeks and staff jerking me around, or getting rude because I dare to ask questions,boasting how great he is and to trust him..I go hospital get to him finally and to ask questions in OR, refuses to answer me, doesn't, saying got other patients waiting after me. Then gives me b.s. statement after that he cares about all patients...lol..staff in office likely family, very untrusthworthy. Go to NYC to find a decent doc.
After a year of having a Colonoscopy with Dr. Heier I am still waiting for Dr. Heier to call me back with the results of it. His staff said that my preventive procedure was changed to Diagnostic because I had a "pre-cancerous" condition which they denied they said event though that conversation was recorded. I am appalled at Dr. Heier and his staff unprofessional conduct.
I came to Dr. Heier with pancreatic problems that no other GI could figure out. No other doctor would even take the time to really look into what the problem was. Dr. Heier would do numerous tests and checks just to get to the source of the problem. At times I thought it was too much but due to his persistence he helped save my life from pancreatic cancer. His determination and non stop tests kept me alive. I owe him so much. He is thorough and won't give up till he finds what the problem is. He's the kind of doctor every doctor should be. He takes time to talk to his patients and lets them know exactly what is going on. He gets right to the point and is very straight forward. He is the kind of doctor I would recommend to anyone with GI problems.
Caring, compassionate and incredibly skilled. I was referred to him by the head of colo-rectal surgery at Sloan Kettering NYC. I was told by that doctor that Dr. Heier is the best around. Dr. Heier discovered a very rare tumor I am sure all other doctors would have missed and then set up extensive testing to be sure that there were no other locations in my body...He and his staff have been on top of my follow up care, which has included routine testing to be sure nothing turns up again...... The man saved my life. I would recommend him highly to all.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2013, 2015, 2011, 2010, 2012)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2011)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Heier is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
42 Years Experience
Albany Medical College
Graduated in 1976
Dr. Stephen K Heier accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
- BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Connecticare Flex Connecticut
- Connecticare Passage
- Empire HMO
- Oxford Freedom
- Oxford Liberty
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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