Dr. Thomas Heigle, MD

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Dr. Thomas Heigle, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Eye Medical Center 7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 4000, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Get Directions

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Dr. Heigle specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      4.6 based on 9 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Heigle's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (8)
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

      Board Certifications

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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

      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

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        Board Actions

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      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

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • 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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      Dr. Heigle's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Heigle

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients