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Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.1 (50)
Map Pin Small Panama City, FL
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Overview of Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD

Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Panama City, FL. They graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and is affiliated with HCA Florida Gulf Coast Hospital. Dr. Hedstrom, completed a residency at Magee Women's Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Hedstrom an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Hedstrom works at Panama City Neurosurgery in Panama City, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Hedstrom's Office Locations

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    Panama City Neurosurgery
    100 Doctors Dr Ste B, Panama City, FL 32405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Back Pain
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Upper Back Pain
Brain Surgery
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
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Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
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Broken Neck
Cauda Equina Syndrome
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Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Craniopharyngioma
Epilepsy
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Extradural Hemorrhage
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Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Meningiomas
Myelomalacia
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Traumatic Coma
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Disorders
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spina Bifida
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Vertebral Column Tumors
Whiplash
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Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy
Craniotomy
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Laminoplasty
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Skull Base Surgery
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotaxis
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. d/b/a Florida Blue
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
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    • Medicare
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    About Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1114190469
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Columbia university
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Magee Women's Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Baylor College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Gulf Coast Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Heather Hedstrom, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hedstrom is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Hedstrom works at Panama City Neurosurgery in Panama City, FL. View the full address on Dr. Hedstrom’s profile.

    Dr. Hedstrom has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hedstrom on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    50 patients have reviewed Dr. Hedstrom. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hedstrom.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Hedstrom, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Hedstrom appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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