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Brant Heniford, MD

Dr. Heniford is a surgeon in the Charlotte area. He is affiliated with Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville and 3 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
52 doctors
Top 15%
52 doctors
Top 5%
26 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Charlotte area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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232 doctors
Top 15%
231 doctors
Top 5%
115 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.

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8 doctors
Top 15%
8 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw more ventral hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charlotte area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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12 doctors
Top 15%
13 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw hiatal hernia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
19 doctors
Top 15%
18 doctors
Top 5%
9 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw more inguinal hernia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Charlotte area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
Top 15%
15 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw more umbilical hernia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Charlotte area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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139 doctors
Top 15%
138 doctors
Top 5%
69 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw acid reflux patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.

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63 doctors
Top 15%
62 doctors
Top 5%
31 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
Top 25%
246 doctors
Top 15%
246 doctors
Top 5%
122 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
238 doctors
Top 15%
237 doctors
Top 5%
118 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
81 doctors
Top 15%
80 doctors
Top 5%
40 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw sleep apnea patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
Top 25%
272 doctors
Top 15%
272 doctors
Top 5%
135 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.

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154 doctors
Top 15%
153 doctors
Top 5%
76 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw high cholesterol patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.

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92 doctors
Top 15%
92 doctors
Top 5%
46 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw chronic pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
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194 doctors
Top 15%
195 doctors
Top 5%
97 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw lung condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.

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111 doctors
Top 15%
111 doctors
Top 5%
55 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw arthritis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
Top 25%
145 doctors
Top 15%
146 doctors
Top 5%
72 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw obesity patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
Top 25%
122 doctors
Top 15%
122 doctors
Top 5%
60 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw hypothyroidism patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
Top 25%
22 doctors
Top 15%
22 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw bowel obstruction patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
Top 25%
164 doctors
Top 15%
164 doctors
Top 5%
81 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw heart disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
Top 25%
142 doctors
Top 15%
142 doctors
Top 5%
70 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw thyroid condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
Top 25%
19 doctors
Top 15%
20 doctors
Top 5%
9 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw diverticulosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
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224 doctors
Top 15%
223 doctors
Top 5%
111 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
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198 doctors
Top 15%
199 doctors
Top 5%
99 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw type 2 diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
Top 25%
50 doctors
Top 15%
50 doctors
Top 5%
25 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw biliary tract disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.

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123 doctors
Top 15%
123 doctors
Top 5%
61 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw asthma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
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107 doctors
Top 15%
106 doctors
Top 5%
53 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw liver condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
Top 25%
108 doctors
Top 15%
107 doctors
Top 5%
53 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw cellulitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
Top 25%
146 doctors
Top 15%
146 doctors
Top 5%
73 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.
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20 doctors
Top 15%
20 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Heniford saw gallstones patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charlotte area. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Heniford accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Gallbladder removal (laparoscopic) $7,472 – 16.2k
Gallbladder removal (open) $7,751 – 15.8k
Hernia surgery (inguinal) $5,350 – 13.6k

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Heniford’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Heniford 31%
Predicted for his patients 25%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Heniford’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Heniford’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Heniford’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Heniford’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Heniford’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Heniford 75%
Predicted for his patients 84%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Heniford’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Heniford’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Heniford’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Heniford’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Heniford sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Carolinas Medical Center-Charlotte
1000 Blythe Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
325 miles away
1025 E Morehead St
Charlotte, NC 28204
324 miles away

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Credentials
  • Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1989
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Heniford is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Gaston Memorial Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Iredell Memorial Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Carolinas Medical Center-Charlotte
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • GlobalHealth
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield