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Dr. Christopher W. Heichel, MD


  • (858) 534-6290

Dr. Heichel's Overview

Dr. Christopher W. Heichel graduated from the Rosalind Franklin University/ Chicago Medical School in 1999. He works in La Jolla, CA and specializes in Ophthalmology. Dr. Heichel is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center and UCSD Thornton Hospital.

Dr. Heichel's Experience

Years in Practice: 16

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Dr. Heichel's Education & Training

Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University/ Chicago Medical School; Graduated 1999

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Dr. Heichel's Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA members only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO Direct Access
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X Tiered Direct Access
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Dr. Heichel's Office Information & Appointments

Office Locations

UCSD Medical Group
Shiley Eye Institute

9415 Campus Point Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
(858) 534-6290


Office Hours and Information

Fax: (858) 822-1849

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Accepting New Patients: Yes

Medicare Accepted: Yes

Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Monday 7:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 7:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 7:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 7:45 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed

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