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Dr. Ian Heger, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery*
4.6 (9)
Map Pin Small Dallas, TX
Accepting new patients
21 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Ian Heger, MD

Dr. Ian Heger, MD is a Pediatric Neurosurgery Specialist in Dallas, TX. They specialize in Pediatric Neurosurgery, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Medical City Dallas. Dr. Heger, completed a residency at The George Washington University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Heger an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Heger works at Pediatric Neurosurgical Specialists in Dallas, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Chiari's Deformity and Chiari Malformation Type 1 along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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.

Dr. Heger's Office Locations

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    Pediatric Neurosurgical Specialists
    7777 Forest Ln Ste B445, Dallas, TX 75230 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoplasty
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
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    • Aetna
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    • Anthem
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Midwest Health Plan
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    • UnitedHealthCare

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    4.6
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    About Dr. Ian Heger, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pediatric Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1801891411
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • National Institutes of Health
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    Residency
    • The George Washington University Medical Center
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    Medical Education
    • Creighton University School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Medical City Dallas

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Heger works at Pediatric Neurosurgical Specialists in Dallas, TX. View the full address on Dr. Heger’s profile.

    Dr. Heger has seen patients for Chiari's Deformity and Chiari Malformation Type 1, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Heger on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Heger. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Heger.

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