Dr. Heavilon earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. After medical school, he completed an internship at the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences – UPMC Montefiore in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a general surgery internship at the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences – UPMC McKeesport in McKeesport, Pennsylvania.
He completed residency training in orthopedic surgery at Fort Wayne Orthopedics in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and in spinal surgery at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Heavilon underwent fellowship training in pediatric orthopedics at Shriners Hospital for Children in Lexington, Kentucky. Board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, he has been practicing at Central Indiana Orthopedics since 1993.