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


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Dir of LSD Program
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - w/Spec Qual"s In Child Neurolo, 2012
Education and Training
  • MD from University Of Rochester, 2014
  • Fellowship, NYU School of Medicine, Neurogenetics, 2011
  • Residency, NYU School of Medicine, Child Neurology, 2010

Locations and Appointments

56 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 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
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MetroPlus 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

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  • Safety and physiological effects of two different doses of elosulfase alfa in patients with morquio a syndrome: A randomized, double-blind, pilot study

    Burton, Barbara K; Berger, Kenneth I; Lewis, Gregory D; Tarnopolsky, Mark; Treadwell, Marsha; Mitchell, John J; Muschol, Nicole; Jones, Simon A; Sutton, V Reid; Pastores, Gregory M; Lau, Heather; Sparkes, Rebecca; Genter, Fred; Shaywitz, Adam J; Harmatz, Paul
    American journal of medical genetics. Pt A. 2015 Jun. ?-?

  • Delivery of epilepsy care to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

    Devinsky, Orrin; Asato, Miya; Camfield, Peter; Geller, Eric; Kanner, Andres M; Keller, Seth; Kerr, Michael; Kossoff, Eric H; Lau, Heather; Kothare, Sanjeev; Singh, Baldev K; Wirrell, Elaine
    Neurology. 2015 Sep. ?-?

  • Impact of elosulfase alfa on pain in patients with Morquio syndrome type A [Meeting Abstract]

    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
    Molecular genetics & metabolism. 2015 FEB. 114 (2): S51-S52

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