At Grin Eye Care, Dr. Heiniger practices comprehensive ophthalmology with an emphasis on cataract and refractive surgery, and he manages many conditions of the eye including glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, droopy eyelids, dry eye, and macular degeneration.
Dr. Heiniger attended Kansas State University and majored in Kinesiology. He obtained his medical degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. While there, he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and won the J. Donald M. Gass Award for excellence in ophthalmic education and research. Dr. Heiniger completed his internship at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas and his residency in ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. During his time in residency, Dr. Heiniger served as both Clinic Chief and Surgery Chief Resident.
Dr. Heiniger has been named a top doctor by multiple publications including Kansas City Magazine, Find a Top Doc, and Castle Connolly. He was also named a Rising Star by Castle Connolly.
Dr. Heiniger enjoys spending time with his wife Anne, a speech-language pathologist, and their two young children, Lincoln and Claire. His other interests include sports, exercise, travel, agriculture, and spending time outdoors.