Dr. James Gordon Hecker MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. James Hecker is an anesthesiologist in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Hecker accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 150 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania who specialize in Anesthesiology. He also speaks multiple languages, including German.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: General Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests: Brain Injuries, Neurosurgery, Neuroprotective Agents, Gene Transfer Techniques, Heat-Shock Response

Other Languages Spoken

  • German

Education & Medical Training

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1989–1990

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Class of 1989

Hosp of the Univ of PA
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1990–1992

U Penn
Fellowship, T 32 Molecular Biology, 1992–1995

University of Wisconsin
Other Training, Chemical Engineering, 1970–1975

University of Washington
Other Training, Chemical/Biomedical Engineer, 1977–1982

University of Wisconsin
Other Training, Chemical Engineering, 1975–1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified 20 years in Anesthesiology

WA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Eastwood Outstanding Anesthesia Student, University of Virginia

Honor List, University of Wisconsin (1973-1975)

National Merit Finalist

Publications & Presentations

Hecker JG

Hecker JG, McGarvey M

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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