Krista Heidar, MD, specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and complex eye diseases in children. She completed medical school and her ophthalmology residency at Loma Linda University in California. She also completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and eye motility disorders at Oregon Health Science University in Portland, Oregon. She is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and an active participant in Maintenance of Certification. While she sees patients at our Albuquerque office, she is also on staff at UNM where she screens and treats premature infants for Retinopathy of Prematurity.
Dr. Heidar is married and has one daughter. She loves spending time with her family, hiking, skiing, and exploring the outdoors.
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