Dr. Frederick Roger Heckler MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Frederick Heckler is a plastic surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Allegheny General Hospital and UPMC Passavant. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 48 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Allegheny General Hospital and one of 9 at UPMC Passavant who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: Hand

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, General Surgery, 1966–1967

Tufts Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1967–1972

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1973–1975

Tufts University School of Medicine
Class of 1966

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified in Plastic Surgery

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified in Hand Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

MS State Medical License
Active through 2014

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Whos Who

Publications & Presentations

Cutaneous surgery in patients on warfarin therapy.
Nelms, J. K.,Wooten, A. I.,Heckler, F.

The external oblique turnover muscle flap.
Dumanian, G.A., Heckler, F.R., Bernard, S.L.

Paced latissimus dorsi used for dynamic cardiomyoplasty of left ventricular aneurysms.
Magovern, G. J., Heckler, F. R., Park, S. B., Christlieb, I. Y., Magovern, G. J., Kao, R. L., Benckart, D. H., Tullis, G., Rozar, E., Liebler, G. A.

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