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Dr. Eileen Heffernan, MD

Family Medicine*
3.7 (37)
Map Pin Small Joliet, IL
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Eileen Heffernan, MD

Dr. Eileen Heffernan, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Joliet, IL. They specialize in Family Medicine, has 37 years of experience, and is board certified in Family Practice. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with Silver Cross Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet. Patients rated Dr. Heffernan an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Heffernan works at Practice in Joliet, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and Limb Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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. Heffernan's Office Locations

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    202 N Hammes Ave Unit D, Joliet, IL 60435 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (815) 744-4357

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Silver Cross Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
  • AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet

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Joint Pain
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Limb Pain
Wellness Examination
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Fever
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Foot Sprain
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Shortness of Breath
Urinary Incontinence
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Immunization Administration
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Administrative Physical
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bunion
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Bursitis
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Fibromyalgia
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gout
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Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hernia
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Hidradenitis
Hip Sprain
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypokalemia
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulosis
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Knee Sprain
Laryngitis
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Leukocytopenia
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Mastodynia
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
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Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pharyngitis
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyuria
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Proteinuria
Radiculopathy
Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
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Scabies
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Scurvy
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Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Strep Throat
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Stones
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Arrhythmia Screening
Bacteriuria Screening
Blood Allergy Testing
Bone Density Scan
Breast Cancer Screening
Cancer Screening
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Chest Pain Evaluation
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Cholesterol Screening
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Detoxification Evaluation
Diabetes Screening
Diabetic Evaluation
Dipstick Urinalysis
Disability Evaluation
Drug Allergy Testing
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
Dyslexia Assessment
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Fetal Cardiac Screening
Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
Geriatric Assessment
Gonorrhea Screening
Health Screening
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Home Sleep Study
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
Impairment Rating Evaluation
Independent Educational Evaluation
Joint Fluid Test
Lyme Disease Evaluation
Mammography
McMurray's Test
Melanoma Screening
Memory Evaluation
Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
Mole Evaluation
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cancer Screening
Pap Smear
Patch Testing
Pre-Operative Evaluation
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
Rapid Flu Test
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Skin Screenings
Skin Testing and Screening
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Spinal and Postural Screening
STD Screening
Strep Test
Syphilis Screening
Thyroid Screening
Trichomoniasis Screening
Tuberculosis Screening
Urine Pregnancy Test
Vaccination
Vaginosis Screening
VAP Lipid Testing
Wheelchair Evaluation
Worker's Compensation Evaluations
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    3.7
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    Specialties*
    • Family Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1609862382
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Family Practice
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Eileen Heffernan, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Heffernan is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Heffernan has seen patients for Joint Pain, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and Limb Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Heffernan on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    37 patients have reviewed Dr. Heffernan. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Heffernan.

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