Dr. Richard F. Heitmiller MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Richard Heitmiller is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Baltimore, Maryland and is affiliated with MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. He is one of 3 doctors at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1986

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1986 - 1987

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Surgical relief work in haiti: a practical resident learning experience.
Belyansky, I., Williams, K.B., Gashti, M., Heitmiller, R.F.

Recurrence after neoadjuvant chemoradiation and surgery for esophageal cancer: does the pattern of recurrence differ for patients with complete response and those with partial or no response?
Meguid, R.A., Hooker, C.M., Taylor, J.T., Kleinberg, L.R., Cattaneo, S.M., Sussman, M.S., Yang, S.C., Heitmiller, R.F., Forastiere, A.A., Brock, M.V.

Apprenticeships: preserving the commitment in surgical education.
Heitmiller, R.F., Gupta, V.K., You, C.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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