Midwest Surgical Specialists
Dr. Heffner is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. He has received national research awards in hernia and wound care. Performing more robotic hernia surgeries than anyone in the area, Dr. Heffner is an expert in the field. Impressively, his expertise also includes advanced colon surgeries.
As the Medical Director of Lima Memorial Trauma Program and Intensive Care Unit, Dr. Heffner is at the forefront of providing exceptional care. Through advanced training with experts in the field, Dr. Heffner is highly skilled at using the da Vinci® Surgical System. His expertise has earned Lima Memorial Health System the distinction of being exclusively selected as one of few Mentoring Center's for Robotic Surgery in the nation. Physicians across the nation come to Lima, Ohio, to learn from Dr. Heffner.
Medical School – University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Internship/General Surgery Residency – St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, Ohio
Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care Surgery Fellowship – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan