John R. Heckenlively, M.D.

John R. Heckenlively, M.D.

Retina and Uveitis
Paul R. Lichter Professor of Ophthalmic Genetics
Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Director, Center for Retinal and Macular Degeneration

Specialty Interests

Diagnosis and treatment of inherited eye diseases, including cone dystrophy, retinitis pigmentosa, and macular degeneration; unusual retinal dystrophies; clinical electrophysiology of vision; autoimmune retinopathy

Kellogg Eye Center - Ann Arbor

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Medical School

University of Colorado, 1972


University of Kentucky, 1976


  • Vitreo-Retinal Diseases
    Jules Stein Eye Institute
    University of California, Los Angeles, 1977
  • Ophthalmic Genetics
    Wilmer Eye Institute
    Johns Hopkins University, 1978

Research Focus

Hereditary retinal disorders, autoimmune retinopathies, ophthalmic genetics and electrodiagnostics

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