Dr. Dustin Heringer, MD

Dr. Dustin Heringer, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Dustin Heringer, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University of North Dakota / Main Campus in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology and cosmetic surgery.Read his story

300 E Osborn Rd Ste 100

Phoenix, AZ 85012

Contact Information

(602) 254-7255

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Heringer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Heringer "Dr. Dustin Heringer is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in oculofacial plastic and cosmetic surgery. He grew up in Bismarck, North Dakota and earned his medical degree in his home state at the University of North Dakota. Following medical school, Dr. Heringer performed his residency training at Oregon Health Services University of Portland, where he studied ophthalmology and general surgery. After his residency, Dr. Heringer completed two separate fellowships. He first completed a two-year ASOPRS approved ocular and facial plastic surgery fellowship at the Arizona Center for Plastic Surgery in Tucson. He then completed a one-year ABMS approved general cosmetic surgery fellowship at Tulsa Surgical Arts in Oklahoma. Following his training, Dr. Heringer served our veterans as the oculofacial plastic surgeon at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System in Tucson. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona and an active researcher who has published multiple scientific papers and medical book chapters. In his spare time, Dr. Heringer enjoys activities with his wife and two children. Certifications: Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery "


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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cosmetic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

44  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graves' Disease
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis


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36  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Skin Grafts
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of North Dakota School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Arizona Centre of Plas Surg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Tulsa Surgical Arts
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heringer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heringer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heringer to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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  • 1

Dr. Heringer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I highly recommend Dr. Heringer as a knowledgeable and skilled surgeon. I found him to be friendly, caring and responsive to my needs and questions. My appointments were timely but never rushed. My surgical outcomes were excellent. His Scottsdale office isn’t glitzy, but it is well equipped ...more
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Having grown up with a father who was a surgeon, and knowing many of his colleagues, I have a very high standard for how a doctor should take care of me and especially my mother! I can honestly say that Dr. Heringer is not only a Fantastic Surgeon, he has a terrific bed side manner, and is a...more
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Dr. Heringer is quite skills as a plastic surgeon. He performed a "Brow Lift" for me because my eyesight was being impaired. Even though it involved a 10 inch incision, I healed well, with no infections, or untoward problems. I can now see beautifully, and look a lot better, with no visible...more
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During spring/summer of 2016 I had a ptosis repair done to my left eyelid with Dr. Heringer. He did a wonderful job; I was so excited to see my left eyelid stay up like my right eyelid!! He took time to answer all my questions which were many!! It took 2 procedures to correct my eyelid but I'm...more
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Very mild mannered intelligent physician. Didn't rush us. Explained everything very clearly.
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