Kathryn A. H. Heim, MD

Kathryn A. H. Heim, MD
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Kathryn A. H. Heim, MD

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  • Specialities: Hand and Upper Extremity, Orthopedics
  • Office Hours:M-F, 9-4
  • Language:English

Contact Us

  • Address 2850 North Federal Highway, 2nd Floor
    Lighthouse Point, FL 33064
  • Phone (954) 942-0321
  • Fax (954) 946-7018

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions
from our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Focus Areas

Hand and Upper Extremity, Orthopedics

Languages Spoken

English

Residency/Fellowship

Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2013-2014) Residency, Orthopedic Surgery - John Peter Smith / Fort Worth Affiliated Hospitals - Fort Worth, TX (2008-2013) Research Fellowship, Department of Orthopedic Surgery - University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, NC (2007-2008)

Higher Education

University of Louisville, M.D. - Louisville, KY (2003-2007) University of Pennsylvania, B.A. Biology - Philadelphia, PA (1999-2001) Stanford University, Undergraduate - Stanford, CA (1997-1998)

Location

2850 North Federal Highway, 2nd Floor
Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Notes

Office Locations
Lighthouse Point Office
2850 N. Federal Hwy, 2nd Floor
Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Fort Lauderdale/Healthplex
5597 N. Dixie Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334


Video

Dr. Kathryn Heim on NBC 6 "Ask the Doc"
Dr. Kathryn Heim on de Quervain's Syndrome  

Focus Areas
Hand and upper extremity, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, broken bones in hand / wrist

Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

Residency/Fellowship
Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2013-2014)
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery - John Peter Smith / Fort Worth Affiliated Hospitals - Fort Worth, TX (2008-2013)
Research Fellowship, Department of Orthopedic Surgery - University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, NC (2007-2008)

Higher Education
University of Louisville, M.D. - Louisville, KY (2003-2007)
University of Pennsylvania, B.A. Biology - Philadelphia, PA (1999-2001)
Stanford University, Undergraduate - Stanford, CA (1997-1998)

Professional Associations
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Research / Publications
Kathryn A. Heim, Alex M. Meyers, Thomas B. Hughes, Mark E. Baratz.  “Proximal Row Carpectomy.”  Chapter in Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, Volume 3: Hand, Shoulder, and Elbow.  Awaiting publication.
 
Loukia K. Papatheodorou, Kathryn A. Heim, James H. Rubright, Robert W. Weiser, Dean G. Sotereanos.  “Terrible Triad Injuries; Does the Coronoid Always Need to be Fixed?”  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.  Accepted – awaiting publication date.
 
David M. Lichtman, Timothy R. Niacaris, Kathryn A. Heim.  “Kienböck’s Disease.” Chapter in Upper Extremity Surgery: A Palette of Procedures.  Awaiting publication.
 
Carter D. Kiesau, Kathryn A. Heim, Selene G. Parekh.  “Leadership and Business Education in Orthopaedic Residency Training Programs.”  Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances.  2011 Summer; 20(2): 117-21.
 
Selene G. Parekh, Kathryn A. Heim, Shepard R. Hurwitz.  “Functional Assessment of Patients with Ankle Arthritis.”  Chapter in Arthritis & Arthroplasty:  The Foot and Ankle.  J. Chris Coetzee, Shepard R. Hurwitz, ed. Philadelphia, PA:  Saunders, Elsevier.  2010;  28-33.
 
Kathryn A. Heim, Mark  P. Lachiewicz, Elizabeth S. Soileau, Paul F. Lachiewicz.  “Beta-Blocker Prophylaxis for Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients:  A Case Series.”  Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances.  2010 Fall; 19(3): 162-5.
 
Kathryn A. Heim, Catherine Sullivan, Selene G. Parekh.  “Cuboid Reduction and Fixation Using a Kyphoplasty Balloon:  A Case Report.”  Foot & Ankle International.  2008 Nov; 29(11): 1154-7.
 
Kathryn A. Heim, Jacob M. Lantry, Charity S. Burke, Craig S. Roberts.  “Early Results of Scapular Fractures Treated Operatively at a Level One Trauma Center.”  European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery.  2008 Feb; 34(1): 55-9.
 
Anees B. Chagpar, Kathryn Heim, Kelly R. Carron, Catherine Sewell.  “Extramammary Paget's Disease of the Axilla:  An Unusual Case.”  The Breast Journal. 2007 May-Jun; 13(3): 291-3.
 
Presentations
Mark E. Baratz, Yaron Sela, Kathryn A. Heim. “Surgical Technique - Lateral Epicondylitis: Anconeus Flap Treatment.” (Presentation) AAOS Annual Meeting – ASSH/AAHS Specialty Day; New Orleans, LA; March 15, 2014.
 
Mark E. Baratz, Kathryn A. Heim. “The Shoulder: What’s Predictable, Controversial and Cutting Edge – Latissimus Transfer for Cuff Deficiency.” (Presentation) ASSH Annual Meeting – Precourse; San Francisco, CA; October 2, 2013.
 
Kathryn A. Heim, Hugo B. Sanchez, Russell A. Wagner.  “Risk Factors for Infection in Total Joint Arthroplasty.” (Presentation)  Louis J. Levy Symposium on Orthopaedic Surgery; Fort Worth, TX; June 28, 2013.
 
Kathryn A. Heim, Hugo B. Sanchez, Russell A. Wagner.  “Risk Factors for Infection in Total Joint Arthroplasty.” (Poster) John Peter Smith Research Day; Fort Worth, TX; June 7, 2013.
 
Kathryn A. Heim, Hugo B. Sanchez, Russell A. Wagner.  “Risk Factors for Infection in Total Joint Arthroplasty.” (Poster) University of North Texas Research Appreciation Day; Fort Worth, TX; April 12, 2013.
 
David M. Lichtman, Kathryn A. Heim.  “Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures:  AAOS Guidelines” (Presentation)  67th Annual ASSH Meeting - Precourse; Chicago, IL; September 6, 2012.
 
Kathryn A. Heim, Selene G. Parekh.  “Leadership and Business Education in Orthopaedic Residency Training Programs” (Presentation) American Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Bonita Springs, FL, June, 2009.
 
Kathryn A. Heim, Selene G. Parekh.  “Leadership and Business Education in Orthopaedic Residency Training Programs” (Presentation) North Carolina Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Asheville, NC, October, 2008.
 
Kathryn A. Heim, Selene G. Parekh.  “Leadership and Business Education in Orthopaedic Residency Training Programs” (Presentation) American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, June, 2008.
 
Kathryn A. Heim, Seth R. Queler, Ho S. Lee, Keith L. Wapner, Wen Chao, Selene G. Parekh.  “Capsular Interposition Arthroplasty for Hallux Rigidus:  A Retrospective Analysis” (Presentation) Eastern Orthopaedic Association & Southern Orthopaedic Association Combined Annual Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, August, 2007.
 
Anees B. Chagpar, Kathryn Heim, Kelly R. Carron. “Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Recurrent Breast Cancer” (Presentation) American Society for Breast Diseases Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April, 2007.
              
Anees B. Chagpar, Kathryn Heim, Kelly R. Carron, Catherine Sewell. “Extramammary Paget's Disease of the Axilla:  An Unusual Case” (Presentation) 30th Annual American Society of Breast Diseases Meeting; Las Vegas, NV; April, 2006.
          
Kathryn A. Heim.  “Actively Engaging Students in Improving their Educational Experience” (Presentation) SGEA/SGSA/SMAS/SOSR Southern Regional Meeting; Winston-Salem, NC; April 7-10, 2005.
          
Kathryn A. Heim, Shanna L. Johnson.  “Caring for the Community Flu Vaccination Program” (Poster) 2004 AAMC 115th Annual Meeting; Boston, MA; November 5-10, 2004.

132 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions
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24 Patient Comments

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May 28, 2019

Very comfortable with this dotor.

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May 06, 2019

It was helpful and informative.

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April 23, 2019

Dr Heim and staff were great during surgery on my right elbow and I'm hoping the upcoming surgery on my left elbow is equally great.

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April 10, 2019

I like Dr Heim very much. She is very competent.