Dr. Heier is the Co-President and Medical Director of Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston (OCB). He is a leading researcher for new treatments in vitreoretinal disease, surgical techniques, and diagnostic imaging of the retina. Dr. Heier is on the Executive Board of the Retina Society and the ASRS and is Immediate Past President of NEOS. He is a scientific advisor to many biotechnical or pharmaceutical companies, lectures nationally and internationally, and has authored numerous, peer-reviewed works. Dr. Heier received his medical degree from Boston University, did an internship and residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, and vitreoretinal fellowship at OCB/Tufts School of Medicine. Dr. Heier served as a physician in a Combat Support Hospital in the Persian Gulf War, where he was awarded a Bronze Star.