Treatment & Services
- Clinical Trials
- CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy )
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acute Kidney Injury
- Acute Renal Failure
- Growth Failure in Children with Kidney Disease
- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
- Parathyroid Disease Description
- Renal Failure
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - Beaumont Hospital
Dearborn, MI USA
Residency - William Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak
Royal Oak, MI USA
Internship - William Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak
Royal Oak, MI USA
Medical School - Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, MI USA
Graduate - Wayne State University
Detroit, MI USA
Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Nephrology
Acute and chronic kidney disease, dialysis, hypertension
Research & Publications
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As of 12/31/2018, Dr. Heyka has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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54 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
3 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jul 11, 2018
I had called for an appointment in March 2018. The earliest I could get an appointment was May 18th. Then in May, I received a call that the appointment had to be rescheduled. The earliest appointment I could get for Dr Heyka was July 11th.
Reviewed on Jul 11, 2018
At 9:30, Dr Heyka flew in, in a dither. It appeared he was in a hurry and had not reviewed my records. He made a brief review of my medical records. I had brought images of my sonagram and offered them, but he was not interested. He asked a few questions and gave me a brief exam (heart, lungs, fluid on legs). I didn't feel I was given adequate time to explain my condition and have a dialogue with the Dr. He was out the door in 15-20 minutes.
Reviewed on Jan 19, 2018
Dr is always very pleasant, patient with my concerns and questions. I feel very reassured after seeing him.
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