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

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



  • 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
  • Fellowship, NYU Hospitals Center, Neurology & Psych.
  • 2010
  • Residency, NYU Hospitals Center, Child Neurology
  • 2010
  • Residency, NYU School of Medicine, Child Neurology
  • 2007
  • Residency, Montefiore Medical Center, Pediatics


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


Phone: 212-263-7744

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  • Multi-domain impact of elosufase alfa in Morquio A syndrome in the pivotal phase III trial

    Hendriksz, Christian J; Giugliani, Roberto; Harmatz, Paul; Mengel, Eugen; Guffon, Nathalie; Valayannopoulos, Vassili; Parini, Rossella; Hughes, Derralynn; Pastores, Gregory M; Lau, Heather A; Al-Sayed, Moeenaldeen D; Raiman, Julian; Yang, Ke; Mealiffe, Matthew; Haller, Christine 2014 Sep; 102303-102303, Molecular genetics & metabolism — id: 1299642, year: 2014, page: 102303, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • Branching enzyme deficiency: expanding the clinical spectrum

    Paradas, Carmen; Akman, Hasan O; Ionete, Carolina; Lau, Heather; Riskind, Peter N; Jones, David E; Smith, Thomas W; Hirano, Michio; Dimauro, Salvatore 2014 Jan; 41-47, JAMA Neurology — id: 740882, year: 2014, page: 41, stat: Journal Article
  • Longitudinal studies of brain structure and function in MPS disorders: a study of the lysosomal disease network

    Shapiro, Elsa; Delaney, Kathleen; King, Kelly; Nestrasil, Igor; Ahmed, Alia; Raiman, Julian; Harmatz, Paul; Lau, Heather; Shankar, Suma; Cowan, Morton; Whitley, Chester B. 2014 FEB; S96-S96, Molecular genetics & metabolism — id: 833392, year: 2014, page: S96
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