Dr. Thomas Heigle MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Thomas Heigle is an ophthalmologist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and is affiliated with Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Heigle accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 32 doctors at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Cataract Related, Cornea & External Disease

Clinical Interests: Topical Administration, Antineoplastic Antibiotics, Carcinoma in Situ, Conjunctival Neoplasms

Education & Medical Training

B Palmer Eye Institute - A B Leach Eye
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1992 - 1995

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1992

Emory University
Fellowship, Cornea & External Disease, 1995 - 1996

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 17 years in Ophthalmology

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

LA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Treatment of recurrent conjunctival epithelial neoplasia with topical mitomycin C.
Heigle, T. J., Stulting, R. D., Palay, D. A.

Nasolacrimal stimulation of aqueous tear production.
Gupta, A., Heigle, T., Pflugfelder, S. C.

Aqueous tear production in patients with neurotrophic keratitis.
Heigle, T. J., Pflugfelder, S. C.

See all 6 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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