Heather Lau at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Heather A. Lau, MD

  • Specialties: Genetics, Neurology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-7744

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

mucopolysaccharidosis, Gaucher's disease, post polio syndrome, Pompe's disease, leukodystrophies, lysosomal storage disease, ataxia, Fabry disease, mitochondrial disease, low muscle tone



  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Dir of LSD Program

Board Certifications

  • AB Psychiatry & Neurology - w/Spec Qual"s In Child Neurolo

Education and Training

  • 2014
  • MD from University Of Rochester
  • 2011
  • Fellowship, NYU School of Medicine, Neurogenetics
  • 2010
  • Residency, NYU School of Medicine, Child Neurology


Locations and Appointments

52 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.

NYU Neurogenetics
240 East 38th Street, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10016

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  • Impact of elosulfase alfa on pain in patients with Morquio syndrome type A

    Harmatz, Paul; Treadwell, M; Burton, Barbara K; Mitchell, John; Muschol, N; Jones, Simon; Pastores, Gregory; Lau, Heather; Sparkes, R; Sutton, VR; Genter, F; Haller, C; Shaywitz, A 2015 FEB; S51-S52, Molecular genetics & metabolism — id: 1486682, year: 2015, page: S51
  • Tremor and peripheral neuropathy are infrequent and non-serious events in Gaucher type 1 patients treated with eliglustat

    Lau, Heather; Ibrahim, Jennifer; Peterschmitt, MJudith; Ross, Leorah 2015 FEB; S69-S70, Molecular genetics & metabolism — id: 1486692, year: 2015, page: S69
  • Cognitive, medical, and neuroimaging characteristics of attenuated mucopolysaccharidosis type II

    Yund, Brianna; Rudser, Kyle; Ahmed, Alia; Kovac, Victor; Nestrasil, Igor; Raiman, Julian; Mamak, Eva; Harmatz, Paul; Steiner, Robert; Lau, Heather; Vekaria, Pooja; Wozniak, Jeffrey R; Lim, Kelvin O; Delaney, Kathleen; Whitley, Chester; Shapiro, Elsa G 2015 Feb; 170-177, Molecular genetics & metabolism — id: 1486792, year: 2015, page: 170, stat: Journal Article
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