Dr. John G Heller MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. John Heller is an orthopedic surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Emory University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 37 at Emory University Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Emory University Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Emory-Adventist Hospital

Emory University Hospital Midtown
High performing in Orthopedics

Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1983–1988

University of California at San Diego
Fellowship, Orthopedic Surgery of the Spine, 1988–1989

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

GA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Comparative Effectiveness of Different Types of Cervical Laminoplasty.
Heller, J. G.,Raich, A. L.,Dettori, J. R.,Riew, K. D.

Neck Pain Following Cervical Laminoplasty: Does Preservation of the C2 Muscle Attachments and/or C7 Matter?
Riew, K. D.,Raich, A. L.,Dettori, J. R.,Heller, J. G.

Results of cervical arthroplasty compared with anterior discectomy and fusion: four-year clinical outcomes in a prospective, randomized controlled trial.
Sasso, R.C., Anderson, P.A., Riew, K.D., Heller, J.G.

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