M.H. Heinemann, MD, FACS

About Me

  • Clinical Expertise: Ocular Oncology; Vitreoretinal Diseases
  • Awards and Honors: Castle Connolly: New York Magazine Top Doctors (2002; 2017)
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, Cornell University Medical College
  • Residencies: Ophthalmology - Yale-New Haven Medical Center
  • Fellowships: Diseases of Retina and Vitreous - New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center; Opthalmic Oncology - New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
  • Board Certifications: Ophthalmology

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Selected Book Chapters
“Ocular manifestations of Takayasu’s disease.” Heinemann MH, Sigelman J. In: Aortis: Clinical, Pathological, and Radiographic Aspects. Lande A, Berkmen YM, McAllister HA, eds. New York: Raven Press;1986: 233-242.

Ophthalmologic problems.” Heinemann MH, Coleman DJ. In: Textbook of Diagnostic Medicine. Samiy AH, Douglas RG, Barondess JA, eds. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger; 1987:807-820.

“Experimental post-traumatic uveitis production of leukotriene B-4.” Latanza L, Alfaro D, Bockman R, Heinemann MH, Chang S. In: Annals of the New York Academy of Medicine: Biology of Leukotrienes. Vol. 524. Levi R, Krell RD, eds. New York: New York Academy of Medicine; 1988: 428-430.

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