Dr. John Edward Heffner MD Pulmonologist

Dr. John Heffner is a pulmonologist in Portland, Oregon and is affiliated with Providence Portland Medical Center. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Heffner accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Providence Portland Medical Center who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Asthma & COPD, Critical Care Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Providence Portland Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974 - 1978

University of Colorado
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1980 - 1982

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 37 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 32 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 27 years in Critical Care Medicine

OR State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Diagnostic thoracentesis
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Diagnostic evaluation of a pleural effusion in adults: Initial testing
Heffner JE

Chemical pleurodesis
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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon CommunityCare
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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