Dr. Amy B. Heimberger MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Amy Heimberger is a neurosurgeon in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Heimberger accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 8 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

Are you Dr. Heimberger? Edit Profile

Office Location

See Contact Information

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: Brain & Spinal Tumor

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1995–1996

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1996–2002

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified 9 years in Neurological Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
2011

Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Mesenchymal Differentiation Mediated by NF-κB Promotes Radiation Resistance in Glioblastoma.
Bhat, K. P.,Balasubramaniyan, V.,Vaillant, B.,Ezhilarasan, R.,Hummelink, K.,Hollingsworth, F.,Wani, K.,Heathcock, L.,James, J. D.,Goodman, L. D.,Conroy, S.,Long, L.,Lelic, N.,Wang, S.,Gumin, J.,Raj, D.,Kodama, Y.,Raghunathan, A.,Olar, A.,Joshi, K.,Pelloski, C. E.,Heimberger, A.,Kim, S. H.,Cahill, D. P.,Rao, G.,Den Dunnen, W. F.,Boddeke, H. W.,Phillips, H. S.,Nakano, I.,Lang, F. F.,Colman, H.,Sulman, E. P.,Aldape, K.

MicroRNAs as novel immunotherapeutics.
Heimberger, A. B.,Gilbert, M.,Rao, G.,Wei, J.

miR-124 inhibits STAT3 signaling to enhance T cell-mediated immune clearance of glioma.
Wei, J.,Wang, F.,Kong, L. Y.,Xu, S.,Doucette, T.,Ferguson, S. D.,Yang, Y.,McEnery, K.,Jethwa, K.,Gjyshi, O.,Qiao, W.,Levine, N. B.,Lang, F. F.,Rao, G.,Fuller, G. N.,Calin, G. A.,Heimberger, A. B.

See all 69 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

Report a Correction — If you are aware of information on this page that is out of date or incorrect, please let us know.

Patient Advice & Support


See More
Our Doctor Finder includes most U.S. physicians. Doctors are not ranked, learn more.

Nearby Neurosurgeons

See all Neurosurgeons near Houston, TX See all Neurosurgeons in Texas

Best Neurology & Neurosurgery Hospitals

  1. #1
    Rochester, MN
  2. #2
    New York, NY
  3. #3
    Baltimore, MD

See Full Rankings

Find a Hospital by Location

Your Message Has Been Submitted

As part of our research on the correction you submitted, you may be contacted at the email address provided.

Sorry, Your Message Could Not Be Submitted

Please try again later, or E-mail your message to doctors@usnews.com and include the Web address (URL) of the page that contains incorrect information.