Dr. Gena Heidary, MD

Dr. Gena Heidary, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Gena Heidary, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.Read her story

300 Longwood Ave

Boston, MA 02115

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Top Care Areas

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Eye Infections
more than 26% of peers

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Dr. Heidary's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Heidary "Dr. Gena Heidary is Physician in the Division of Ophthalmology of Boston Children's Hospital. She specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmology, Pediatric and Adult Strabismus Mesaligned Eyes, Cataract Surgery, and Neurofibromatoisis, Type 1 (NF1). Dr. Heidary received her medical education from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed her training at Boston Children's Hospital, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Presbyterian Medical Center."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

11  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Strabismus
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurofibromatosis, Type 1
  • Neuro-Ophthalmological Disorders
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Strabismus
  • Vascular Disease

4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Presbyterian Medical Center, Transitional
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Neuro-Ophthalmology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University of Pennsylvania, Neuroscience, PhD
    Other Education | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heidary's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heidary to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Heidary's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Doc is fine, but 2 hour wait for a 9:30am appointment is simply beyond the pale. She should have 1/2 as many appointments so as to be a little more respectful of patients and parents time.
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