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Stanley J. Heller M.D.

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Phone: (312) 346-8700
Fax: 312-346-5180
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Prior to joining the firm in 1988, Dr. Heller was in private practice as an interventional cardiologist. He developed carpal tunnel syndrome in 1984 and was the litigant in the landmark disability insurance case of Heller v. The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, 833 F.2d 1253 (7th Cir., 1987). Dr. Heller, a licensed physician in Illinois, has held faculty appointments as Instructor in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois School of Medicine; Associate Professor of Medicine at the Loyola-Stritch College of Medicine; and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Northwestern University School of Medicine. Dr. Heller’s practice areas include medical malpractice.

Dr. Heller is a member of the American Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. Dr. Heller is also a Fellow Emeritus of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Cardiology, the Council on Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association and is a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois


  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. – 1988
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    • M.D. – 1965
  • Johns Hopkins University
    • A.B. – 1962

Representative Cases

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow Emeritus, American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, American College of Legal Medicine
  • Fellow Emeritus, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow Emeritus, American Heart Association, Council on Clinical Cardiology
  • Who’s Who in the World
  • Who’s Who in America
  • Who’s Who in American Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
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  • BBB Accredited Business
  • American Association for Justice, Member 2012
  • 10 Best 2016 - Client Satisfaction - American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Peer Reviewed. Leading Lawyers Network TM, Find a better lawyer, faster...
  • Super Lawyers, 2012