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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
39 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Heckenlively is Excellent. Dr. Heckenlively has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Heckenlively, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Atrophy
  • Cataract
  • Color Vision Defects
  • Eye Diseases
  • Genetics
  • Glaucoma
  • Hereditary Optic Atrophies
  • Inherited Retinal Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Night Blindness
  • Optic Atrophy
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Syndrome
  • Vision Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Heckenlively graduated from University of Colorado, Denver. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Vision Disorders
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009 - 2015)


Dr. Heckenlively has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers 
  • University of Michigan Health System 
  • Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. John Robert Heckenlively MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 39 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. John R. Heckenlively practice?
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Dr. John Heckenlively practices Ophthalmology near Ann Arbor, MI.
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