Dale K. Heuer, MDDale K. Heuer, MD

Professor & Chair, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual SciencesBest Doctors 2015-2016 designation
Director, Eye Institute

(414) 955-2020
(414) 955-6300 (fax)

The Eye Institute
925 N. 87th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Patient Care Emphasis

  • Glaucoma
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Hypotony
  • Congenital, Infantile, and Pediatric Glaucomas
  • Normal Pressure Glaucoma
  • Surgical Management of Glaucoma

Current Research Interests

  • Vice-Chair, National Eye Institute-funded Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study
  • Aqueous Shunting Procedures
  • Initial Treatment of Glaucoma
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Normal Pressure Glaucoma

Honors and Society Memberships

  • Vice President, American Glaucoma Society
  • Best Doctors in America, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Editions
  • Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology
  • Christian Medical and Dental Society
  • Milwaukee Academy of Medicine
  • Milwaukee Ophthalmological Society
  • Research to Prevent Blindness
  • Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology


  • MD, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

Post Graduate Training

  • Internship, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin - Eye Institute, Milwaukee, WI
  • Clinical Fellowship, Glaucoma, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
  • Research Fellowship, Glaucoma, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL

Recent Publications