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Dr. John Heffernan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
5.0 (25)
Map Pin Small Tacoma, WA
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Overview of Dr. John Heffernan, MD

Dr. John Heffernan, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Tacoma, WA. Patients rated Dr. Heffernan an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Heffernan works at Proliance Puget Sound Imaging MRI in Tacoma, WA. They frequently treat conditions like Shoulder Dislocation 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. Heffernan's Office Locations

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    Proliance Puget Sound Imaging MRI
    1724 West Union Ave Ste 100, Tacoma, WA 98405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (253) 366-5859

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Shoulder Dislocation
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Rotator Cuff Tear
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Shoulder Dislocation
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Rotator Cuff Tear
Broken Arm
Femoral Neck Fracture
Femur Fracture
Ganglion Cyst
Hip Fracture
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Wrist Fracture
Arthrocentesis
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Replacement
Steroid Injection
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bursitis
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chondromalacia
Clavicle Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Elbow Bursitis
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Joint Pain
Knee Dislocation
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meniscus Tear
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Dislocation
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Plantar Fasciitis
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Repeated Shoulder Dislocation
Rib Fracture
Scapular Fracture
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Neuroplasty
Peripheral Nerve Block
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Somatic Nerve Block
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Wound Repair
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    • Aetna
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    About Dr. John Heffernan, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1972915627
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • St. Joseph Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. John 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 works at Proliance Puget Sound Imaging MRI in Tacoma, WA. View the full address on Dr. Heffernan’s profile.

    Dr. Heffernan has seen patients for Shoulder Dislocation, 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.

    25 patients have reviewed Dr. Heffernan. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Heffernan.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Heffernan, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Heffernan 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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