Michael Heiferman, MD

Title & Department

Assistant Professor

Department of Department of Opthalmology and Visual Sciences

College of Medicine

Research Program

Translational Oncology Program (TO)

Phone: (312) 355-4547

Email: mheif@uic.edu

Dr. Heiferman is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology working as a vitreoretinal surgeon and ocular oncologist. His research interests include studying ocular tumors to identify novel therapeutic targets and improve prognostication. He is also interested in using advanced imaging techniques and artificial intelligence to study retinal diseases and ocular tumors.


MD, Northwestern Univ.

Disease Focus


Research Keywords

Uveal Melanoma; Radiation Retinopathy; Ocular Tumors

Other Link(s)

Department Webpage

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