John A. Hefferon, MD

John A. Hefferon, MD

4.9 
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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 1972
Internship:
University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center - 1974
University at Buffalo - 1975
Residency:
University at Buffalo - 1978

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Clinical Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

337 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

November 16, 2020

5.0

He is good when explaining the problem

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, thoughtful, and provided options for my care with implications... all with a great bedside manner.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Fast and thoughtful service. Doctor was attentive, knowledgeable, listened and provided clear options and implications. His staff was also very supportive and thoughtful. Truly a perfect visit.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

The best

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Excellent excellent

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Most professional and empathic

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Rapid, professional, friendly handling of my case

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November 06, 2020

4.0

He seems great but I need several weeks to assess the success of my surgery.If you survey me late Dec or Jan my score will likely go up.

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November 06, 2020

4.0

So far all has gone well and dr and team responsive, expert and easy to talk to. However, I am still in a lot of pain, have a considerable amount of bruising and will still take weeks of recovery to assess the whole process.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Very good.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Very happy with the service.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Extremely very likely.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

It's a very good experience doctor.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hefferon is thorough, personable and a wonderful doctor.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

The office is accommodating, easy to communicate with and all staff members care.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Great Dr.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

He is a great dr.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Personable, knowledgeable and extremely helpful.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Efficient friendly service and staff. First rate facilities.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

I already have! Easy to talk with direct etc.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Dr Hefferon is great and the office is set up well very efficient

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November 01, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable

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November 01, 2020

5.0

Efficient, professional, state of the art, kind

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October 30, 2020

5.0

He is very attentive to detail and very very very knowledgeable on my specific kind of surgery

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Everything has worked out very well so farm

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hefferon and his entire team has exhibited superior expertise and sensitivity in providing care of my multiple orthopedic diagnosis.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

As a Nurse I have observed the skill and professionalism that the entire Orthopedic department displays. The outpatient clinic has been on top of providing the necessary precautions required during this pandemic.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

A quality Physician

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hefferon is a caring considerate doctor. He gives the patient time and attention to his needs

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October 29, 2020

5.0

I have been going to John for 40 years. Best at his profession.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Excellent service. Top doctor

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Very friendly- takes time with the patient

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Very professional and very pleasant / friendly

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October 28, 2020

5.0

He is the best.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

He's a great surgeon, he takes the time to explain to you the treatment .

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hefferon has a great staff

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Excellent treatment, just don't know if I will have occasion to recommend.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He knows what he is doing

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Dr Hefferon is doing excellent job

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Previous surgeries had excellent results. Recent scope didn't correct problem and Dr Hefferon didn't hesitate to recommend another MD for another opinion.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

I've always had good results with NM

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Everything is very good and Dr Hefferon was very helpful

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Professional and personable. Thorough.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

I would strongly recommend Dr. Hefferon, because he was was thoughtfully used a model to explain my shoulder. This was very helpful!

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October 23, 2020

5.0

His mindset and his skill set are outstanding

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October 23, 2020

5.0

The personalized attention I received from my doctor and the staff

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Professional, pleasant, concerning and always addresses the issue. I appreciate the quick response to serve and patience to listen to my concerns no matter how big or small.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

The doctor was highly recommended by other patients.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hefferon was professional, informative and courteous in providing information on knee replacement.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Very straightforward and professional

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Minimal wait time... excellent medical advice.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Gentle and explained things well.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Fast, kind and efficient

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October 21, 2020

5.0

He his a good doctor.

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October 19, 2020

1.0

I will let people know about him

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October 19, 2020

1.0

I like him very good doctor.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

He was painless with my cortisone shot in my knee. It was so fast and already this morning I am in no pain. Yeah! His assistant is so energetic and friendly. She listens to the patient.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

There are so nice and patient

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Very caring and explains everything very detailed

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Dr heferon and nurses are very profesional and caring

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Experience

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Prompt efficient

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Dr Hefferon is very professional and friendly. Highly recommended

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October 14, 2020

5.0

The office is very clean and organized.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Dr Hefferon and his staff are tops!

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October 14, 2020

5.0

He is a skilled, empathetic surgeon.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Dr.Hefferon replaced both my knees and has referred me to a partner of his for a needed hip replacement. He is a skilled surgeon and has great bedside manner. My wife and one of my daughters are also patients of his.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Best Orthopaedic doctor I ever had

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Great doc great attention

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hefferon is one of the very best in his field and his rapport with patients is extraordinary.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

I have had excellent care in every case. Expertise, accessibility, humanity.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Expertise and friendly, caring demeanor.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Expertise and friendly, caring demeanor.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Reasons the same as above

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Heffron and his assistant Margaret are absolutely terrific they listen to you when you're there, they don't rush you, and they really truly care about you as a patient. I drive all the way from Orland Park to see them

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October 12, 2020

5.0

He has done a great job of diagnosis and the procedure for knee replacement.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Always fantastic service and caring discussions about my health and well-being

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October 08, 2020

5.0

great response

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October 08, 2020

5.0

great staff and doctor

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October 07, 2020

5.0

He is absolutely amazing! Diagnoses is accurate, cost efficient treatment, involved patient care plan interaction, competent and experienced professional with sensitive bedside manner.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Thorough exams, professionals with courteous and efficient processes, accommodating, flex scheduling, convenient location.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Dr Hefferon and all at NM provided a comfortable and confidence forward experience. 2 weeks post surgery and I am doing great.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Dr Hefferon and all at NM provided a comfortable and confidence forward experience. 2 weeks post surgery and I am doing great.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Like I said he took the time to listen and was thorough.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

I everyone was so nice. Doctor listened to me and was thorough. I was able to even get the MRI after appointment so I did not have to travel by bus again to downtown. Nurse was friendly. X-ray technician was very friendly and personable.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Very pleasant personality, answers my questions and gives encouragement

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Very professional staff, answers questions freely, didn't feel rushed by anyone

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October 06, 2020

4.0

Interacts well with his patients.

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October 06, 2020

4.0

Quality service!!!

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October 05, 2020

5.0

I have been seeing him since the middle of the 90's

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October 05, 2020

5.0

he is caring and explains every thing to with with options

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October 03, 2020

5.0

he take time with his people that he sees, explaining everything so so that you fully understand what is needed to help you

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October 03, 2020

5.0

i have had the best of since i have been there to see my doctor always

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October 02, 2020

5.0

I had a very positive experience with dr. Heffernon. He is a likeable, knowledgeable and kind doctor.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Friendly, knowledgeable doctor.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Level of expertise and bedside manner

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Excellent flow in svc

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October 01, 2020

5.0

The problem I am having on my left shoulder, I was under the care of Dr. Hefferon in 2006 and I had a success surgery on my right shoulder.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Caring, compassionate, knowledgeable, and very patient friendly.

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