Linda Anne Heier, M.D.
Diagnostic Radiology
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Linda Anne Heier, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Neuroradiology
  • Neuro Radiology
  • Pediatric Neuroradiology
  • Radiology, Neuro/Interventional

Expertise

  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • CT (Computerized Tomography)
  • CAT Scan (CT Scan)
  • Ultrasound
  • PET (Positron Emission Tomography)
  • PET-CT
  • Neuro Imaging
  • Brain MRI
  • MRA of Brain
  • MRI Spine
  • MR Spectroscopy
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography
  • MRI, Pediatric
  • Brain CT
  • CT Angiogram Head
  • CT Head and Neck
  • CT Neck
  • CTA Neck
  • CT Spine
  • CT Scan, Pediatric
  • Myelography
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Disease of Brain
  • Neurodegenerative Disorder
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Spinal Disease
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Central Nervous System Fetal Malformation

Biography

Linda A. Heier, M.D., F.A.C.R.,  Chief of the Division of Neuroradiology and Professor of Clinical Radiology, earned her M.D. from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. This was followed by radiology residency training at the University of Toronto. She established her interest in Pediatric Neuroradiology at this time when she did her pediatric rotation at The Hospital for Sick Children. A two-year Fellowship in Neuroradiology followed at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.   Later in her career, Dr. Heier also did a one-year Interventional Neuroradiology Fellowship at N.Y.U. Medical Center. Dr. Heier was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (F.A.C.R.) in April 2014 in recognition of her accomplishments and contributions to the discipline of radiology.

Dr. Heier is a senior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology, American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology, American Society of Head and Neck Radiology, American Society of Spine Radiology, American Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology and the American Society of Functional Neuroradiology.

Dr. Heier  is board certified in diagnostic radiology and earned a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Neuroradiology. She reviews for the American Journal of Neuroradiology, the American Journal of Roentgenology, Neuroradiology and the Journal of Computerized Axial Tomography. Currently her interests include pediatric neuroradiology, fetal central nervous system MRI and clinical functional MRI for surgical planning.

Research

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards:

1975: University of Waterloo Science Scholarship

1978: Merck, Sharp and Dohme Award in Therapeutics

1978: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

1978,79: Dean's Honors List, Faculty of Medicine, University of Western Ontario

1979: Radiologist of Western Ontario Award in Diagnostic Radiology

1988: ASNR, Magna Cum Laude Anatomy Award for Scientific Exhibit

1991: American Journal of Neuroradiology Honors in Reviewing

Credentials

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Neuroradiology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Attending Radiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Clinical Radiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Western Ontario Faculty of Medicine (Canada), 1979

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments