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Dr. John Heifner, MD

Nephrology*
5.0 (4)
Map Pin Small Little Rock, AR
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. John Heifner, MD

Dr. John Heifner, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Little Rock, AR. They specialize in Nephrology, has 32 years of experience. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE / CHATTANOOGA and is affiliated with CHI St. Vincent Infirmary, Baptist Health Medical Center - Little Rock and Stone County Medical Center. Dr. Heifner, completed a residency at University Ala Birmingham Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Heifner an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Heifner works at Practice in Little Rock, AR with other offices in Benton, AR. They frequently treat conditions like Hyperkalemia, Parathyroid (Gland) Disease and Hyperparathyroidism along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Heifner's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Renal Associates
    9601 Baptist Health Dr Ste 400, Little Rock, AR 72205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (501) 224-2141
  2. 2
    Arkansas Allergy and Asthma Clinic
    10310 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (501) 225-3890
  3. 3
    Fair Park Medical Clinic
    5320 W 12th St, Little Rock, AR 72204 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (501) 660-7867
  4. 4
    Benton Dialysis
    2101 Congo Rd, Benton, AR 72015 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (501) 776-1418

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • CHI St. Vincent Infirmary
  • Baptist Health Medical Center - Little Rock
  • Stone County Medical Center

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    About Dr. John Heifner, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1588666895
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Ala Birmingham Hospital
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    • University Ala Birmingham Hospital
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    • University Ala Birmingham Hospital
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    • UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE / CHATTANOOGA
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Heifner has seen patients for Hyperkalemia, Parathyroid (Gland) Disease and Hyperparathyroidism, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Heifner on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Heifner. 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. Heifner.

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