Ann Van Heest, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon

Ann Van Heest, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon
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Ann Van Heest, M.D., is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare. She specializes in treating pediatric upper extremity conditions, including congenital and acquired disorders. She has a special interest in upper extremity problems related to neuromuscular disorders, such as arthrogryposis, cerebral palsy and spinal cord injuries.

Van Heest received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota, where she later completed her orthopedic surgery residency. At Harvard University, she completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity disorders. She joined Gillette in 1993.

Van Heest is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, with a certificate of added qualifications in hand surgery. Her professional memberships include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

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