Jeffrey Heftler, MD

  • 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
Jeffrey Heftler, MD is an interventional physiatrist who specializes in spinal injections. He also specialized in other non-operative treatments for spinal and musculoskeletal disorders.

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


American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Castle Connolly Americas Top Doctors, 2009 – 2019
New York Magazine Best Doctors 2013,-2019
Castle Connolly New York Metro Area Top Doctor 2009-2019
Greenwich Magazine Top Doctors 2013 – 2019
Stamford Magazine Top Doctors 2013-2019
New Canaan Magazine Top Doctors 2013 – 2019
Darien Magazine Top Doctors 2013 – 2019
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.