Barbara A. Heller, DO

Physiatry, The Spine Center

4.5
88 Ratings
Practices In: Glen Ellyn, Lombard, Naperville
Patients Seen: All Ages

I work with my patients to deter­mine the spe­cif­ic cause of their ail­ments then design a spe­cif­ic treat­ment pro­gram to address. This may include spe­cif­ic PT inter­ven­tions, always start with the least inva­sive, least expen­sive treat­ment that meets the patien­t’s needs.

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Board Certifications
Physiatry
Languages
English
Clinical Interests

I spe­cial­ize in the non-sur­gi­cal care of back, neck, hip, and shoul­der prob­lems as well as sports relat­ed injuries. As a cer­ti­fied Phys­i­cal Ther­a­pist, as well as Physi­a­trist, I use exer­cise, occa­sion­al spinal injec­tions, ergonom­ics and med­i­cines to achieve reduc­tion of pain and improve­ment in function.

Personal Interests

Hik­ing, bik­ing, ten­nis, cross coun­try ski­ing, pets/​dogs and spend­ing time with fam­i­ly and friends.

Memberships
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation North American Spine Society
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
25 North Winfield Road Winfield, Illinois 60190 630-933-1600 Get Directions
School
Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Graduation Date: 1988 Degree: DO
Residency
Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center Resident in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Procedures

Caudal Steroid Injection, Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection, Nerve Conduction Study/ EMG, Peripheral Joint Injections, Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injection, Trigger Point Injection

Conditions

Axial and Neck Pain, Cervical Radiculopathy, Coccydynia, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Degenerative Disc Disease, Discogenic Pain, Facet Syndrome, Herniated Discs, Kyphosis, Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Neuropathic Pain, Pain from Sports Related Injuries, Pain in Pregnancy, Peripheral Neuralgia/Neuropathy, Piriformis Syndrome, Post Laminectomy Syndrome, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Scoliosis, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylosis, Trochanteric Bursitis, Whiplash Headache

Ratings


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.5
88 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.4
86 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.6
85 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.5
86 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.5
86 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.4
87 Ratings

Comments


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"Dr. was really good & patient."
5
Feb. 1, 2021
"Very thorough explanations. Dr. Heller made sure I understood all of my options."
5
Jan. 20, 2021
"good experience"
4.5
Dec. 30, 2020
"Could not been treated better."
5
Dec. 22, 2020
"Dr. Heller was very thorough and spoke clearly and listened well. However there was a bit of rushed manner about our interaction. She listened well, diagnosed my condition and proscribed a treatment which was great but I failed to get all my questions asked since I had little time to think."
3.75
Dec. 16, 2020
"Good doctor."
4.5
Nov. 28, 2020
"Dr Heller is wonderful. She was patient and kind and listened to me versus worrying about typing on the cmputer as she assessed me. I felt like I had her attention."
5
Nov. 25, 2020
"Dr Heller not only asked me if I had any questions, she also asked if she had explained everything to my satisfaction."
5
Oct. 26, 2020
"*Dr. Heller gave me the information I needed, extremely helpful, respectful, gave recommendations for MRI & therapy! Was very happy!"
5
Oct. 19, 2020
"Dr. Heller was excellent! She asked questions, listened, took notes, performed an exam and diagnosed the problem and prescribed treatment."
4.75
Oct. 7, 2020
"EXCELLENT CARE BY DOCTOR & NURSE!!"
5
Oct. 7, 2020
"Excellent care provided by Dr. Heller"
5
Sep. 23, 2020
"*Dr. Heller listens well & has shown care & concern . Much appreciated!"
5
Sep. 21, 2020
"Dr. Heller is a caring, knowledgeable physician who is an excellent listener."
5
Sep. 16, 2020
"I liked her approach to my care, that was very refreshing to me. She took the time to read up on my past medical history before my apportionment, loved that!!"
4.5
Aug. 19, 2020
"fantastic compassionate doctor"
5
Jul. 15, 2020
"Dr. Heller always listens to my concerns and vice versa!"
5
Jun. 5, 2020
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