John A. Hefferon, MD

John A. Hefferon, MD

4.9 
417 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Secondary Specialty

  • Joint Replacement & Adult Reconstruction Surgery

Insurance

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of 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 
417 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.8
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.8
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.8
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.8
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.7
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.8

Reviews from Patients

83 Reviews
November 07, 2019

great experience

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October 01, 2019

I had a list of questions about my knee replacement and Dr. Hefferon answered them all. He has made this experience as pleasant as I could have hoped for.

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September 28, 2019

Very Very Good.

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September 22, 2019

Dr. Hefferon is the BEST.

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August 31, 2019

Dr. H. listens and I have total confidence in his recommendations.

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July 12, 2019

Excellent care.

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July 06, 2019

good

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July 04, 2019

Issue has mostly been resolved this time, so I appreciated getting the second opinion that worked best for me!

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July 02, 2019

Very very good.

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June 27, 2019

Dr. John Hefferon is a professional with 25 years of seeing me as a patient-he is the best!

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June 27, 2019

Dr Hefferon is an excellent physician and surgeon. I've been going to him for about 14 years.And have recommended him to friends.

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June 22, 2019

He is the best. Would never consider anyone else. He and his nurse spend more than enough with me. I have an extremely regard for them.

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June 21, 2019

Excellent visit in preparation for knee surgery.

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June 20, 2019

Dr Hefferon was very helpful and professional during my visit.

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June 14, 2019

I have already recommended dr. H and my friend loves him!

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June 11, 2019

Dr. Hefferon is amazing. He is kind and professional.

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June 01, 2019

John Hefferon, M.D., has always provided the upmost care in responding to my orthopedic issues. He thoroughly answers my questions and always provides completeinformation about available treatment options.

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May 17, 2019

Dr. John is the best.

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May 16, 2019

We have been with Doctor Hefferon for over 22 years and he has followed my care closely the entire time.

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May 04, 2019

Dr. Hefferon did a great and thorough job. I'll be happy to send my friends to him.

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April 20, 2019

I received excellent care and would definitely recommend this doctor. He worked out my care plan in stages in case further treatment was needed.

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March 31, 2019

Dr. Hefferon is one of the top doctors in Chicago, in my opinion. Many family members and friends have gone to him, so I felt fortunate to get in to see him.

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March 23, 2019

I have already recommended Dr. Hefferon. He is great.

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March 23, 2019

Good Experience, I trust my doctor in taking care of my situation also his staff's

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March 14, 2019

In my opinion *Dr. Hefferon is the greatest most knowledgeable doctor. There is no better doctor.

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February 17, 2019

Dr Heffernon is excellent.

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February 16, 2019

dr Hefferon is absolutely an exceptional doctor! He is caring and I could just tell he both thoughtful and methodical with his decisions about his treatment recommendations.

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February 11, 2019

Excellent

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February 07, 2019

Dr. Hefferon is the best....feels like talking to a friend, always walk away confident all questions answered and understood

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February 05, 2019

*Doctor Hefferon is an excellent doctor.

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January 26, 2019

Dr. Hefferon is an outstanding Orthopedic physician. I feel fortunate to be his patint!

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January 22, 2019

Heffron instils confidence

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January 19, 2019

Extremely satisfied with Dr. Hefferon and the staff that works with him.

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January 17, 2019

Dr. Hefferon and Margaret are the best.

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January 17, 2019

Dr.Herreron has been my ortho for almost 40 years...obviously I'm very happy

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December 29, 2018

I had total confidence in Dr H.

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December 20, 2018

*Dr. Hefferon has been my doctor for 22 yrs. I have more confidence in him than you could imagine. Excellent doctor!!! Very concerned about his patients.

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December 06, 2018

I've already recommended Dr. Hefferon to other people, he's the best orthoepic surgeon out there. He has done 4 different surgeries on me i wouldn't use anyone else!

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December 01, 2018

Dr. Hefferon is a very likable, patient, and understanding professional.

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November 05, 2018

I always enjoy my visits with Dr. John Hefferon. He is a truly caring professional.

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