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Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Podiatric Surgery, Sports Medicine
American Board of Podiatric Surgery, 2007
Joined Virginia Mason - January 2003
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Dr Heit has an exceptionally consistent, respectful, pleasant and attentive communication/education style. It is a pleasure to encounter a doctor so skilled.
#1 attribute is that I have confidence in Eric Heit´s technical skill. #2. He is very approachable so it´s easy to ask questions. #3. As is the case here, he brings up my x-rays, a visual which helps him explain what is going on. That VM has the systems which facilitate pt. care AND teaching is super.
I appreciated that he took the time to address all of the issues I am having with my foot and also has new ideas of possibilities of treatment
Excellent listener. Felt confident in his physical exam skills and ability to arrive at diagnosis. Excellent technical skills.
Dr Heigt did a great job on my other ankle a couple years ago so it was great to see him again for my new problem. He´s very good at getting to the root of my problem and making recommendations
Love Dr Heit. He always explains things so I understand and is very gentle.
I have recommended this doctor many times...
Dr. Heit is one of the best doctors I´ve dealt with. Very well-rounded & sharp.
this provider understands my concerns and is very helpful
Professional, friendly, attentive, reassuring, good sense of humor.
definitely would recommend
Excellent care & treatment.
Sports medicine, foot and ankle surgery
California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, 2000
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Veteran’s Hospital - American Lake Division, Lakewood, Wash., 2001
Podiatric Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft. Lewis, WA, 2002
Podiatric Surgery, Virginia Mason Sports Medicine, Seattle, 2003
“I enjoy educating patients, involving them in the decision making process, and helping them take an active role in their recovery. I have found that with just a few minutes of extra time spent, we can often find solutions to very complex and long-standing problems.”
“The complexity of the foot and ankle makes it a very challenging specialty; however the rewards of helping people live without foot and ankle pain gives me great personal satisfaction.”
On Virginia Mason
“I chose to work for Virginia Mason because of their continued commitment to providing the highest quality of care possible to the patients we serve.”
Professional Activities and Awards
Director, "Fit Feet," Special Olympics of Washington Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Associate Professor, California School of Podiatric Medicine, Sports Medicine Curriculum
Eric Heit, DPM - Curriculum Vitae