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Dr. Anna Van Heest, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery*
2.9 (16)
Map Pin Small Saint Paul, MN
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Anna Van Heest, MD

Dr. Anna Van Heest, MD is a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Saint Paul, MN. They specialize in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, has 37 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School and is affiliated with M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank. Dr. Van Heest, completed a residency at University Minn Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Van Heest an average 2.9 star rating.

Dr. Van Heest works at Gillette Children's - Hospital and Clinics in Saint Paul, MN. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Van Heest's Office Locations

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    Gillette Children's - Hospital and Clinics
    640 Jackson St, Saint Paul, MN 55101 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (651) 291-2848

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  • M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank

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Carpal Tunnel Injection
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Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
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    2.9
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    About Dr. Anna Van Heest, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1194833376
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Brigham and Womens Hospital Children's Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Minn Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Hennepin County Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Anna Van Heest, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Van Heest is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Van Heest has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Van Heest works at Gillette Children's - Hospital and Clinics in Saint Paul, MN. View the full address on Dr. Van Heest’s profile.

    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Van Heest. The overall rating for this provider is 2.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Van Heest.

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