EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Stanford University , 1996 , Stanford , CA

Graduate Degree

PhD
  • University of Pennsylvania , 2002 , Philadelphia , PA

Medical School

MD
  • University of Pennsylvania , 2004 , Philadelphia , PA

Internship

  • Presbyterian Medical Center , 2005 , Philadelphia , PA

Residency

  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary , 2008 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2009 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2010 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Pineles SL, Aakalu VK, Hutchinson AK, Galvin JA, Heidary G, Binenbaum G, VanderVeen DK, Lambert SR. Binocular Treatment of Amblyopia: A Report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2019 Oct 13. View abstract
  2. Heidary G, Mackinnon S, Elliott A, Barry BJ, Engle EC, Hunter DG. Outcomes of strabismus surgery in genetically confirmed congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles. J AAPOS. 2019 Sep 18. View abstract
  3. Lambert SR, Aakalu VK, Hutchinson AK, Pineles SL, Galvin JA, Heidary G, Binenbaum G, VanderVeen DK. Intraocular Lens Implantation during Early Childhood: A Report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2019 Oct; 126(10):1454-1461. View abstract
  4. Somsen D, Heidary G. Rapid onset of orbital cellulitis after uncomplicated strabismus surgery. J AAPOS. 2019 Jun 08. View abstract
  5. Gise R, Gaier ED, Heidary G. Diagnosis and Imaging of Optic Nerve Head Drusen. Semin Ophthalmol. 2019; 34(4):256-263. View abstract
  6. Gaier ED, Gise R, Heidary G. Imaging Amblyopia: Insights from Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT). Semin Ophthalmol. 2019; 34(4):303-311. View abstract
  7. Kran BS, Lawrence L, Mayer DL, Heidary G. Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment: A Need to Reassess Current Definitions of Visual Impairment and Blindness. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2019 Oct; 31:25-29. View abstract
  8. Delaney AC, Velarde A, Harper MB, Lebel A, Landschaft A, Monuteaux M, Heidary G, Kimia AA. Predictors of Primary Intracranial Hypertension in Children Using a Newly Suggested Opening Pressure Cutoff of 280 mm H2O. Pediatr Neurol. 2019 02; 91:27-33. View abstract
  9. Heidary G. Pediatric Papilledema: Review and a Clinical Care Algorithm. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2018; 58(4):1-9. View abstract
  10. Heidary G. Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations of Pediatric Neurodegenerative Disease. J Neuroophthalmol. 2017 09; 37 Suppl 1:S4-S13. View abstract
  11. Peeler CE, Edmond JC, Hollander J, Alexander JK, Zurakowski D, Ullrich NJ, Manley PE, Heidary G. Visual and ocular motor outcomes in children with posterior fossa tumors. J AAPOS. 2017 Oct; 21(5):375-379. View abstract
  12. Heidary G. Introduction. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2017 05; 24(2):81-82. View abstract
  13. Mouw KW, Yeap BY, Caruso P, Fay A, Misra M, Sethi RV, MacDonald SM, Chen YL, Tarbell NJ, Yock TI, Freitag SK, Munzenrider JE, Grabowski E, Katz M, Kuhlthau K, DeCastro D, Heidary G, Ciralsky J, Mukai S, Shih HA. Analysis of patient outcomes following proton radiation therapy for retinoblastoma. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2017 Jan-Mar; 2(1):44-52. View abstract
  14. Avery RA, Katowitz JA, Fisher MJ, Heidary G, Dombi E, Packer RJ, Widemann BC. Orbital/Periorbital Plexiform Neurofibromas in Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Multidisciplinary Recommendations for Care. Ophthalmology. 2017 01; 124(1):123-132. View abstract
  15. Gilbert AL, Heidary G. Update on the evaluation of pediatric idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2016 Nov; 27(6):493-497. View abstract
  16. Wong MM, Schneier AJ, Ledoux D, Heidary G. Neuroimaging Findings in Patients With Down Syndrome and Nystagmus. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2016 Nov 01; 53(6):383. View abstract
  17. Gilbert AL, Koo EB, Heidary G. Evaluation and Management of Acute Acquired Comitant Esotropia in Children. Semin Ophthalmol. 2017; 32(1):8-13. View abstract
  18. Sheldon CA, Paley GL, Xiao R, Kesler A, Eyal O, Ko MW, Boisvert CJ, Avery RA, Salpietro V, Phillips PH, Heidary G, McCormack SE, Liu GT. Pediatric Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Age, Gender, and Anthropometric Features at Diagnosis in a Large, Retrospective, Multisite Cohort. Ophthalmology. 2016 11; 123(11):2424-2431. View abstract
  19. Wan MJ, Ullrich NJ, Manley PE, Kieran MW, Goumnerova LC, Heidary G. Long-term visual outcomes of optic pathway gliomas in pediatric patients without neurofibromatosis type 1. J Neurooncol. 2016 08; 129(1):173-8. View abstract
  20. Merabet LB, Devaney KJ, Bauer CM, Panja A, Heidary G, Somers DC. Characterizing Visual Field Deficits in Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) Using Combined Diffusion Based Imaging and Functional Retinotopic Mapping: A Case Study. Front Syst Neurosci. 2016; 10:13. View abstract
  21. Wan MJ, Adebona O, Benson LA, Gorman MP, Heidary G. Reply: To PMID 24907434. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Jan; 159(1):211. View abstract
  22. Dagi LR, Tiedemann LM, Heidary G, Robson CD, Hall AM, Zurakowski D. Using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography to detect optic neuropathy in patients with craniosynostosis. J AAPOS. 2014 Dec; 18(6):543-9. View abstract
  23. Heidary G. Congenital optic nerve anomalies and hereditary optic neuropathies. J Pediatr Genet. 2014 Dec; 3(4):271-80. View abstract
  24. Bauer CM, Heidary G, Koo BB, Killiany RJ, Bex P, Merabet LB. Abnormal white matter tractography of visual pathways detected by high-angular-resolution diffusion imaging (HARDI) corresponds to visual dysfunction in cortical/cerebral visual impairment. J AAPOS. 2014 Aug; 18(4):398-401. View abstract
  25. Wan MJ, Adebona O, Benson LA, Gorman MP, Heidary G. Visual outcomes in pediatric optic neuritis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Sep; 158(3):503-7.e2. View abstract
  26. Heidary G, Calderwood L, Cox GF, Robson CD, Teot LA, Mullon J, Anselm I. Optic atrophy and a Leigh-like syndrome due to mutations in the c12orf65 gene: report of a novel mutation and review of the literature. J Neuroophthalmol. 2014 Mar; 34(1):39-43. View abstract
  27. Ellika S, Robson CD, Heidary G, Paldino MJ. Morning glory disc anomaly: characteristic MR imaging findings. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Oct; 34(10):2010-4. View abstract
  28. Schneier AJ, Heidary G, Ledoux DM. Optic nerve appearance in patients with Down syndrome. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2013 Jan-Feb; 50(1):60. View abstract
  29. Young MP, Heidary G, VanderVeen DK. Relationship between the timing of cataract surgery and development of nystagmus in patients with bilateral infantile cataracts. J AAPOS. 2012 Dec; 16(6):554-7. View abstract
  30. Heidary G, Rizzo JF. Use of optical coherence tomography to evaluate papilledema and pseudopapilledema. Semin Ophthalmol. 2010 Sep-Nov; 25(5-6):198-205. View abstract
  31. Heidary G, Vanderveen D, Smith LE. Retinopathy of prematurity: current concepts in molecular pathogenesis. Semin Ophthalmol. 2009 Mar-Apr; 24(2):77-81. View abstract
  32. Heidary G, Engle EC, Hunter DG. Congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles. Semin Ophthalmol. 2008 Jan-Feb; 23(1):3-8. View abstract
  33. Heidary G, Ying GS, Maguire MG, Young TL. The association of astigmatism and spherical refractive error in a high myopia cohort. Optom Vis Sci. 2005 Apr; 82(4):244-7. View abstract
  34. Heidary G, Fortini ME. Identification and characterization of the Drosophila tau homolog. Mech Dev. 2001 Oct; 108(1-2):171-8. View abstract
  35. Heidary G, Hampton LL, Schanen NC, Rivkin MJ, Darras BT, Battey J, Francke U. Exclusion of the gastrin-releasing peptide receptor (GRPR) locus as a candidate gene for Rett syndrome. Am J Med Genet. 1998 Jun 30; 78(2):173-5. View abstract