Dr. Thomas Heigle, MD

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Eye Medical Center 7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 4000 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Get Directions
Dr. Thomas Heigle, MD

Dr. Thomas Heigle, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Heigle is affiliated with Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.

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    Dr. Heigle's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
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    This is the best corneal surgeon in Louisiana. I have had corneal surgery by others. There is no comparison in quality, professionalism, or success. I can see because of Dr Heigle. The transplant has lasted successfully because of Dr Heigle. Trust him.... He is the best!
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    Dr. Heigle's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Hypertropia
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Mechanical Strabismus
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Posterior Scleritis
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Strabismus
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Education

    • Medical School
      Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

      Graduated in 1991

    • Internship Hospital
      Alton Ochsner Med Found

      Completed in 1992

    • Residency Hospital
      Bascom Palmer Eye Institute University Miami

      Completed in 1995

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Emory University

      Completed in 1996

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Corneal Tattooing
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal