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Dr. Jace Heiden joined OrthoNebraska in 2023 following a comprehensive sports medicine fellowship at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, where he regularly cared for high level athletes in a wide spectrum of sports. He believes in personalized care based on each patient’s goals for return to sport or activity.

Hometown: Bertrand, NE


ACL Injuries, Biceps Tear at the Elbow, Biceps Tear at the Shoulder, Biceps Tendinitis, Broken Collarbone, Hip Bursitis, Hip Dysplasia, Hip Impingement (FAI), Hip Labral Tears, Hip Instability, Knee Ligament Injuries, Meniscus Tears, Osgood-Schlatter Disease, Patellar Dislocation, Runner’s Knee (PFS), Frozen Shoulder, Rotator Cuff Tears, Labrum Tears (SLAP), Separated Shoulder, Shoulder Injuries, Shoulder Impingement, Shoulder Joint Tear, and less common conditions


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Ages treated: Hip 25-55, Knee Under 60, Shoulder Under 70

Accepts workers comp: Yes

Team Members

Shelby Neuroth

Shelby and Dr. Heiden work alongside each other in clinic and surgery to provide comprehensive sports medicine care. Shelby often sees Dr. Heiden's patients and they collaborate on their progress.

6 Years in Practice



  • University of Wisconsin | Sports Medicine Fellowship, 2023
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center | Orthopedic Residency, 2017
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center | MD, 2013
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University | BS, 2008 (Biology)

Memberships & Awards

  • American Medical Association
  • American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)


Patient Reviews

4.8 out of 5 (297 Ratings, 78 Comments)

5 stars
May 7, 2024
Dr. Heiden great explanation of my situation and potential plans. Shelby PA- patient focused, and impressive approach and incredible knowledge and insights. Overall- The team was professional empathetic, informative, detailed and communicated my situation simply. I very clearly understand the options, recommendations and paths forward to recovery. Well Done! BravO!
1 stars
Apr 26, 2024
A waste of time
5 stars
Apr 18, 2024
Dr. Heiden listens, reacts & gets you on your way
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