Dr. David Heiden, MD

Dr. David Heiden, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Heiden, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.

2100 Webster St Ste 214

San Francisco, CA 94115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross 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

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Herpetic Keratitis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 78% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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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

  • 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
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heiden's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heiden to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Heiden and his staff are always great. Dr. Heiden is very kind, patient and friendly. He has great job knowledge. He is the best eye doctor. My family and I greatly appreciate all of his great help and kindness. His staff is always kind and friendly as well. The ease of scheduling...more
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Berkeley, CA |
Excellent Pleasant, professional, personable.
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in Mountain View, CA |
I was referred to Dr Heiden by my rheumatologist for treatment of an autoimmune ophthalmological problem. My condition is difficult to treat and I am probably not the easiest or most "patient" patient in the world since I'm a registered nurse with a postgraduate degree. However, I can say nothing...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
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Dr. Heiden accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service

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Hospitals where Dr. Heiden has admitting privileges

California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus
2333 Buchanan St
San Francisco, CA 94115
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