- College: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1993
- Medical School: UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1997
- Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Fellowship: Sports and Spine Rehabilitation; Beth Israel Hospital, New York, New York
Interventional physiatry is a branch of physiatry that treats pain using precisely placed anti-inflammatory injections into the spine and pelvis guided by a specially equipped x-ray. At ONS these procedures are performed in our advanced on-site radiology suite. Dr. Heftler is highly skilled at administering injections and has administered over 6000 fluoroscopically guided therapeutic injections.
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American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physiatric Association of Spine and Occupational Rehabilitation
International Spine Intervention Society
Castle Connolly Americas Top Doctors, 2009 – 2020
New York Magazine Best Doctors 2013,2019, 2020
Castle Connolly New York Metro Area Top Doctor 2009-2020
Greenwich Magazine Top Doctors 2013 – 2020
Stamford Magazine Top Doctors 2013-202o
New Canaan/Darien Magazine Top Doctors 2013 – 2020
Westport Magazine Top Doctors 2013, 2016-2019
Dr. Heftler has performed more than 15,000 fluoroscopically guided injections.
He specializes in the non-operative treatment of spinal and musculoskeletal disorders.