Dr. Christopher William Dana Heichel MD Ophthalmologist
Dr. Christopher Heichel is an ophthalmologist in San Diego, California and is affiliated with UC San Diego Health System. He received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Heichel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at UC San Diego Health System who specialize in Ophthalmology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Ophthalmologist: Anterior Segment Related, Cataract Related, Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery
Education & Medical Training
University of California at San Diego
Residency, Ophthalmology, 2000 - 2003
Scripps Mercy Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1999 - 2000
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Class of 1999
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology
CA State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Epithelial Healing and Visual Outcomes of Patients Using Omega-3 Oral Nutritional Supplements Before and After Photorefractive Keratectomy: A Pilot Study.
Ong, N. H., Purcell, T. L., Roch-Levecq, A. C., Wang, D., Isidro, M. A., Bottos, K. M., Heichel, C. W., Schanzlin, D. J.
NADPH-diaphorase expression in the meibomian glands of rat palpebra in postnatal development.
Kluchova, D., Bolekova, A., Heichel, C. h., Bron, A. J., Kozak, I.
Morphologic and volumetric studies of the meibomian glands in elderly human eyelids.
Kozak, I., Bron, A. J., Kucharova, K., Kluchova, D., Marsala, M., Heichel, C. W., Tiffany, J. M.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
- BCBS California PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
- Multiplan PPO
- Pacificare HMO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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Ucsd Medical Center
200 West Arbor Drive Mc 8201
San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: (858) 534-6290
Fax: (858) 822-1849