Specialties

Spine (Board certified since 1991)

Orthopaedic Surgery

At a Glance

  • 1988 Started practicing
  • 28 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 1 HOSPITAL AFFILIATION

About Dr. Heller

At Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Heller trained under Dr. Henry Bohlman and Dr. Steven Garfin, two of the founding fathers of modern spine surgery.  Specializing in the research and development of instrumentation in cervical spine surgery, including cervical disc replacement and laminoplasty, Dr. Heller is an internationally renowned lecturer and teacher. 

He started working at Emory in 1989.

My Clinical Interests

  • anterior lumbar interbody fusi
  • cervical fusion
  • disc degeneration
  • discectomy
  • herniated disc
  • kyphoplasty
  • laminoplasty
  • lumbar decompression
  • lumbar fusion
  • microdiscectomy
  • radiculopathy
  • sciatica
  • spinal stenosis
  • spinal surgery
  • spinal trauma
  • spinal tumors
  • spondylosis
  • spondylolisthesis

Academic Profile

Degree

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Training (Residency & Fellowship)

RESIDENCY

University Hospital of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

FELLOWSHIP

University of California Medical Center, San Diego, CA

INTERNSHIP

University Hospital of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Cervical Spine Research Society

Council of Spine Societies

North American Spine Society

Southern Orthopaedic Association

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center

59 Executive Park South NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
  • 404-778-7000
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1 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Degree

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Training (Residency & Fellowship)

RESIDENCY

University Hospital of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

FELLOWSHIP

University of California Medical Center, San Diego, CA

INTERNSHIP

University Hospital of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Cervical Spine Research Society

Council of Spine Societies

North American Spine Society

Southern Orthopaedic Association