Dr. John Robert Heckenlively MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. John Heckenlively is an ophthalmologist in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers and Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and has been in practice for 42 years. Dr. Heckenlively accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 44 doctors at University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers and one of 61 at Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests: Western Blotting, Dominant Genes, Autoantigens, Autoantibodies, Retinal Diseases, DNA Mutational Analysis, Animal Disease Models

Education & Medical Training

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1973 - 1976

University of Utah
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1972 - 1973

David Grant Medical Center
Fellowship, Vitreoretinal , 1977 - 1978

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Medical Genetics, 1978 - 1978

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Class of 1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

MI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The Ophthalmic Experience: Unanticipated Primary Findings in the Era of Next Generation Sequencing.
Huang, J. T.,Heckenlively, J. R.,Jayasundera, K. T.,Branham, K. E.

Hypomethylation of the IL17RC Promoter in Peripheral Blood Leukocytes Is Not A Hallmark of Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
Oliver, V. F.,Franchina, M.,Jaffe, A. E.,Branham, K. E.,Othman, M.,Heckenlively, J. R.,Swaroop, A.,Campochiaro, B.,Vote, B. J.,Craig, J. E.,Saffery, R.,Mackey, D. A.,Qian, J.,Zack, D. J.,Hewitt, A. W.,Merbs, S. L.

Diagnostic fundus autofluorescence patterns in achromatopsia.
Fahim, A. T.,Khan, N. W.,Zahid, S.,Schachar, I. H.,Branham, K.,Kohl, S.,Wissinger, B.,Elner, V. M.,Heckenlively, J. R.,Jayasundera, T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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