Dr. Jeffrey Heier, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Heier, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Jeffrey Heier, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

50 Staniford St Ste 600

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Heier'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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6  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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.


  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Fitzsimons Amc Co
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Fitzsimons Amc Co
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ophthalmic Consult Of Boston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heier has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heier's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Heier'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)

We drove from Maine to see Dr. Heier for retina reattachment and I am so thankful we did. Dr. Heier is so nice and explains everything. He makes you feel comfortable and at ease. In fact, everyone at the Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston was great. I would drive back to Boston again just to see any...more
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