Mark R. Heimmel, M.D.

Dr. Heimmel is a board-certified ophthalmologist and cataract specialist. He is highly skilled in ophthalmic surgery having performed thousands of vision-restoring surgeries since 2006. Dr. Heimmel uses state-of-the-art technology to perform premium lens cataract surgery, plastic surgery of the eyelids and face, and refractive surgery.

In addition to his clinical experience, Dr. Heimmel has also been honored with many awards including Top Ophthalmologists in America, Compassionate Doctor Award, Patient’s Choice Award, and NJ Top Docs. He has published numerous articles in leading medical journals on the latest treatments in medical retina care for diabetic retinopathy and innovative treatments for age-related macular degeneration.

When not caring for his patients, Dr. Heimmel is an avid tennis player and swimmer. He and his wife enjoy spending time with their two young children.




  •  Comprehensive Eye Care
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Retinal Issues
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration


Bachelor of Science (summa cum laude)

Rutgers University – New Brunswick, NJ

Medical School

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Joint BA/MD Dual Degree Program – New Brunswick, NJ


Albert Einstein Medical Center – Philadelphia, PA


Ophthalmology – Brown University, Providence, RI


  • English
  • Spanish


  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association of Research and Vision in Ophthalmology