Heather A. Lau, MD

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

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


  • 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

54 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
  • 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
  • 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.
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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. 2272-2281

  • Skeletal Muscle in Healthy Subjects versus Those with GNE-Related Myopathy: Evaluation with Shear-Wave US-A Pilot Study

    Carpenter, Elizabeth L; Lau, Heather A; Kolodny, Edwin H; Adler, Ronald S
    Radiology. 2015 Nov. 277 (2): 546-554

  • 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. 1512-1521

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