Dr. David Heiden, MD

Dr. David Heiden, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. David Heiden, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1972 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

2100 Webster St Ste 214

San Francisco, CA 94115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AmeriPlan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Heiden performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Autoimmune Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Eye Infections
normal
more than 64% of peers
Sarcoidosis
normal
more than 59% of peers

Dr. Heiden's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Heiden's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Heiden "Dr. David Heiden is an ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in uveitis. He practices general ophthalmology with a focus on inflammations of the eye and problems where eye disease is part of a general illness of the patient, such as patients with collagen-vascular diseases or systemic infections such as HIV/AIDS. He has published medical research articles, served on Academy of Ophthalmology committees and as section chief for uveitis at California Pacific Medical Center (1996-2006), and is regularly listed in "Best Doctor" reports for San Francisco and nationally."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Heiden "Our practice is committed to providing the highest quality care to all of our patients. We stand for service and products that allow human beings to live healthier, happier lives. We are determined to improve and unleash the full potential of sight so that everyone can truly be the best version of themselves."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

16  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • California Pacific Med Ctr-Pacific
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • California Pacific Med Ctr-Pacific
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • California Pacific Med Ctr-Pacific
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heiden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heiden's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heiden to family and friends
32 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Heiden's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Excellent care but always a 20-minute wait. After each appointment time, each visit before I am seen by the doctor-often longer.
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Dr. Heiden is very attentive and kind.
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Dr. Heiden explained my eye condition and explained everything that he was doing. He is friendly, listens and answered all my questions and concerns.
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Dr. Heiden is great. After seeing other ophthalmologists, I consider myself lucky to have found him.
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Eduardo was terrific! Give him a raise and a vacation.
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