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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 45

6430 Rockledge Dr Ste 270
Bethesda, MD 20817
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Dr. Heltzer's Experience

Dr. Heltzer's Care Philosophy


  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Visual Field Defects

Background Check for Dr. Heltzer

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions

Media & Publications

  • Erdbrink Award for Outstanding Resident Research Presentation at the Barkan Meeting, 1998
  • Chandler-Grant Glaucoma Fellow, 1999-2000
  • Teaching and Presentations Award, Tufts-New England Eye Center, 2000

Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1995

Internship Hospital

Johns Hopkins U/Sinai Hospital
Complete in 1996

Residency Hospital

Calif Pacific Med Center
Complete in 1999

Fellowship Hospital

Tufts New Eng Eye Ctr/Oph Cons Of Boston
Complete in 2000

Undergraduate Schools

Brown University

Languages Spoken by Dr. Heltzer & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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