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About Dr. Terry D Heiman-Patterson
Dr. Terry D Heiman-Patterson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA. She has 43 years of experience. Her specialties include Neuromuscular Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Heiman-Patterson is affiliated with Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Heiman-Patterson has received 4 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Terry D Heiman-Patterson has the following 3 specialties
- Neuromuscular Medicine
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Motor Neuron Disease
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Migraine Disorder
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Dr Terry Heiman/Patterson went above and beyond.Most all Doctors that are off for the weekend do not respond to a call put out to them.Well this wonderful Dr not only called me back to discuss problems with a family member.She also called,faxed and talked to Neurologist at another hospital extensivly about family members condition and what treatment was needed i can't thank her enough.She is an awsome person as is Doctor.
On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2016)
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 (2015)
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.
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
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Dr. Heiman-Patterson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
43 Years Experience
Albany Medical College
Graduated in 1975
Dr. Terry D Heiman-Patterson accepts the following insurance providers.
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
- Capital BC PPO
- Highmark Community Blue PPO
- IBC Keystone HMO POS
- IBC Personal Choice PPO
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Locations & DirectionsTemple University Hospital, 3401 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA
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