Geoffrey L. Heyer, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Geoffrey L. Heyer, MD

Geoffrey L. Heyer, MD

Clinical Researchers
Principal Investigator

Neurology
Physician Team

Neurology Residency
Faculty

Neurosciences
Physician Team

Contact Information

Neurology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4625
FX: (614) 722-4633

Biography

Geoffrey L. Heyer, MD, is attending pediatric neurologist at Nationwide Children’s and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. His clinical interests include the management of headache, concussion, and orthostatic intolerance (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, or POTS) in adolescents. Together with Dr. Roach and Dr. Lo, Dr. Heyer authored the book “Pediatric Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disorders.”

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons/NY
    Date Completed: 05/31/2000

Internship

  • Emory Childrens Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2001

Residency

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2002

Fellowship

  • New York Presbyterian/Columbia
    Date Completed: 06/30/2005

Fellowship

  • New York Presbyterian/Columbia
    Date Completed: 09/30/2006

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Neurology

Specialty:

  • Child Neurology
  • Neurology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 05/23/2008

Publications

  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L. 2014. Abdominal and Lower-Extremity Compression Decreases Symptoms of Postural Tachycardia Syndrome in Youth during Tilt Table Testing.  journal of pediatrics. Vol. 165, no. 2. (August): 395-397.
  • Mytinger,John,R; Heyer,Geoffrey,L. 2014. Oral corticosteroids versus adrenocorticotropic hormone for infantile spasms--an unfinished story.  Pediatric neurology. Vol. 51, no. 1. (July): 13-14.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Merison,Kelsey; Rose,Sean,C; Perkins,Sara,Q; Lee,Joellen,M; Stewart,William,CL. 2014. PedMIDAS-based scoring underestimates migraine disability on non-school days.  Headache. Vol. 54, no. 6. (June): 1048-1053.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Merison,Kelsey; Rose,Sean,C; Perkins,Sara,Q; Lee,Joellen,M; Stewart,William,CL. 2014. PedMIDAS-Based Scoring Underestimates Migraine Disability on Non-School Days.  Headache. Vol. 54, no. 6. (June): 1048-1053.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Idris,Syed,A. 2014. Does Analgesic Overuse Contribute to Chronic Post-traumatic Headaches in Adolescent Concussion Patients?.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 50, no. 5. (May): 464-468.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Idris,Syed,A. 2014. Does analgesic overuse contribute to chronic post-traumatic headaches in adolescent concussion patients?.  Pediatric neurology. Vol. 50, no. 5. (May): 464-468.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Perkins,Sara,Q; Rose,Sean,C; Aylward,Shawn,C; Lee,Joellen,M. 2014. Comparing patient and parent recall of 90-day and 30-day migraine disability using elements of the PedMIDAS and an Internet headache diary.  CEPHALALGIA. Vol. 34, no. 4. (April): 298-306.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Perkins,Sara,Q; Rose,Sean,C; Aylward,Shawn,C; Lee,Joellen,M. 2014. Comparing patient and parent recall of 90-day and 30-day migraine disability using elements of the PedMIDAS and an Internet headache diary.  Cephalalgia. Vol. 34, no. 4. (April): 298-306.
  • Fedak,Erin,M; Zumberge,Nicholas,A; Heyer,Geoffrey,L. 2013. The diagnostic role for susceptibility-weighted MRI during sporadic hemiplegic migraine.  CEPHALALGIA. Vol. 33, no. 15. (November): 1258-1263.
  • Fedak,Erin,M; Zumberge,Nicholas,A; Heyer,Geoffrey,L. 2013. The diagnostic role for susceptibility-weighted MRI during sporadic hemiplegic migraine.  Cephalalgia. Vol. 33, no. 15. (November): 1258-1263.
  • Fedak,E,M; Zumberge,N; Heyer,G,L. 2013. A Diagnostic Role for Susceptibility-Weighted MRI During Sporadic Hemiplegic Migraine. In 42nd Annual Meeting of the Child-Neurology-Society
  • Heyer,G,L; Idris,S,A. 2013. Analgesic Overuse Contributes to Chronic Post-Traumatic Headaches in Adolescent Concussion Patients. In 42nd Annual Meeting of the Child-Neurology-Society
  • King,Allison,A; Heyer,Geoffrey,L. 2013. Moving from gene discovery to clinical trials in Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome.  Neurology. Vol. 81, no. 5. (July): 408-409.
  • King,Allison,A; Heyer,Geoffrey,L. 2013. Moving from gene discovery to clinical trials in Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome.  NEUROLOGY. Vol. 81, no. 5. (July): 408-409.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Fedak,Erin,M; Legros,Aggie,L. 2013. Symptoms Predictive of Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) in the Adolescent Headache Patient.  HEADACHE. Vol. 53, no. 6. (June): 947-953.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Fedak,Erin,M; Legros,Aggie,L. 2013. Symptoms predictive of postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) in the adolescent headache patient.  Headache. Vol. 53, no. 6. (June): 947-953.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Mack,Kenneth,J. 2013. Do severe headaches portend greater stroke risk following CRT for childhood brain tumor?.  NEUROLOGY. Vol. 80, no. 16. (April): 1448-1449.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Roach,E,Steve. 2013. Pediatric Intracerebral Hemorrhage, Acute Seizures, and Epilepsy.  JAMA NEUROLOGY. Vol. 70, no. 4. (April): 437-437.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Roach,E,Steve. 2013. Pediatric intracerebral hemorrhage, acute seizures, and epilepsy.  JAMA neurology. Vol. 70, no. 4. (April): 437-?.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Mack,Kenneth,J. 2013. Do severe headaches portend greater stroke risk following CRT for childhood brain tumor?.  Neurology. Vol. 80, no. 16. (April): 1448-1449.
  • Lo WD, Heyer GL, Roach ES. 2012. Cerebrovascular Disorders in Children. In Textbook of Clinical Pediatrics. 2 ed. New York: Springer.
  • Roach ES, Lo W, Heyer GL. 2011. Pediatric Cerebrovascular Disorders, 3rd Edition. New York: Demos Medical Publishers.
  • Alsayouf,Hamza; Zamel,Khaled,M; Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Khuhro,A,Latif; Kahwash,Samir,B; de los Reyes,Emily,C. 2011. Role of Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Gene (MTHFR) 677C > T Polymorphism in Pediatric Cerebrovascular Disorders.  JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY. Vol. 26, no. 3. (March): 318-321.
  • Heyer GL. 2010. Mimics of Sturge Weber Syndrome. In The Sturge-Weber Syndrome. 2nd ed. Mount Freedom: Surge-Weber Foundation Inc.
  • Metry DW, Garzon MC,Drolet BA, Frommelt P, Haggstrom A, Hall J, Hess CP, Heyer GL, Siegel D, Baselga E, Katowitz W, Levy ML, Mancini A, Maronn ML, Phung T, Pope E, Sun G, Frieden IJ. 2010. PHACE syndrome: current knowledge, future directions.  Pediatr Dermatol.. Vol. 26, no. 4. (January): 381-398.
  • Metry D, Heyer G, Hess C, Garzon M, Haggstrom A, Frommelt P, Adams D, Siegel D, Hall K, Powell J, Frieden I, Drolet B. 2009. Consensus Statement on Diagnostic Criteria for PHACE Syndrome.  Pediatrics. Vol. 5, no. 124. (November): 1447-1456.
  • Metry,Denise,W; Garzon,Maria,C; Drolet,Beth,A; Frommelt,Peter; Haggstrom,Anita; Hall,Judith; Hess,Christopher,P; Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Siegel,Dawn; Baselga,Eulalia; Katowitz,William; Levy,Moise,L; Mancini,Anthony; Maronn,Mandi,L; Phung,Thuy; Pope,Elena; Sun,Grace; Frieden,Ilona,J. 2009. PHACE Syndrome: Current Knowledge, Future Directions.  PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY. Vol. 26, no. 4. (July): 381-398.
  • Amlie-Lefond,Catherine; Bernard,Timothy,J; Sebire,Guillaume; Friedman,Neil,R; Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Lerner,Norma,B; DeVeber,Gabrielle; Fullerton,Heather,J. 2009. Predictors of Cerebral Arteriopathy in Children with Arterial Ischemic Stroke: Results of the International Pediatric Stroke Study.  STROKE. Vol. 40, no. 4. (April): E123-E124.
  • Amlie-Lefond,Catherine; Bernard,Timothy,J; Sebire,Guillaume; Friedman,Neil,R; Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Lerner,Norma,B; de Veber,Gabrielle; Fullerton,Heather,J. 2009. Predictors of Cerebral Arteriopathy in Children With Arterial Ischemic Stroke Results of the International Pediatric Stroke Study.  CIRCULATION. Vol. 119, no. 10. (March): 1417-U110.
  • Heyer GL, Garzon MC. 2008. An infant with a facial hemangioma and more.  Semin Pediatr Neurol. Vol. 15, no. 4. (December): 160-163.
  • Haward MF and Heyer GL. 2008. Stroke, Ischemic, Perinatal and Neonatal. In Pocket Neonatology. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: PocketMedicine.com Inc..
  • Hankinson TC, Bohman LE, Heyer G, Licursi M, Ghatan S, Feldstein NA, Anderson RC. 2008. Surgical treatment of moyamoya syndrome in patients with sickle cell anemia: outcome following encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis.  J Neurosurg Pediatrics. Vol. 1, no. 3. (March): 211-216.
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Dowling,Michael,M; Licht,Daniel,J; Tay,Stacey,Kiat-Hong; Morel,Kimberly; Garzon,Maria,C; Meyers,Philip. 2008. The cerebral vasculopathy of PHACES syndrome.  STROKE. Vol. 39, no. 2. (February): 308-316.
  • Bateman,Brian,T; Heyer,Geoffrey; Sproule,Douglas; Patterson,Marc; Schumacher,H,Christian. 2007. Epidemiology of non-traumatic pediatric subarachnoid hemorrhage in the United States. In 59th Annual Meeting of the American-Academy-of-Neurology (AAN)
  • Heyer,Geoffrey,L; Millar,William,S; Ghatan,Saadi; Garzon,Maria,C. 2006. The neurologic aspects of PHACE: Case report and review of the literature.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 35, no. 6. (December): 419-424.
  • Metry,D,W; Haggstrom,A,N; Drolet,B,A; Baselga,E; Chanilin,S; Garzon,M; Horii,K; Lucky,A; Mancini,A,J; Newell,B; Nopper,A; Heyer,G; Frieden,I,J. 2006. A prospective study of PHACE syndrome in infantile hemangiomas: Demographic features, clinical findings, and complications.  AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL GENETICS PART A. Vol. 140A, no. 9. (May): 975-986.
  • Metry,D,W; Haggstrom,A,N; Drolet,B,A; Baselga,E; Chamlin,S; Garzon,M; Horii,K; Lucky,A; Mancini,A,J; Newell,B; Nopper,A; Heyer,G; Frieden,I,J. 2006. A prospective study of PHACE syndrome in infantile hemangiomas: demographic features, clinical findings, and complications.  American journal of medical genetics. Part A. Vol. 140, no. 9. (May): 975-986.
  • Heyer,G; Saba,S; Adamo,R; Rush,W; Soong,G; Cheung,A; Prince,A. 2002. Staphylococcus aureus agr and sarA functions are required for invasive infection but not inflammatory responses in the lung.  INFECTION AND IMMUNITY. Vol. 70, no. 1. (January): 127-133.
  • Heyer GL, Nyquist P. A novel ischemic stroke risk locus at 12q24.12 using a genome-wide association study approach.  Neurology.
  • Fedak E, Patel A, Heyer GL, Wood E, Mytinger JR. Optimizing Care with a Standardized Management Protocol for Patients with Infantile Spasms. In 43rd Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society
  • Mytinger JR, Hussain SA, Millichap JJ, Ryan N, Heyer GL. Validation of the M-score, an EEG grading scale for infantile spasms. In Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy society
  • Heyer GL, Fedak EM, LeGros AL. Symptoms predictive of postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) in the adolescent headache patient.  Headache.
  • Mytinger JR, Weber A, Heyer GL. The response to ACTH is determined early in the treatment of infantile spasms. In 67th Annual American Epilepsy Society
  • Bateman BT, Belmont MA, Heyer G, Sproule D, Patterson M, Schumacher HC. 0. Non Traumatic Pediatric Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in the United States. In 59th Annual Meeting American Academy of Neurology
  • Heyer GL, Rose SC, Merison K, Perkins SQ, Lee JM. Specific headache factors predict sleep disturbances among youth with migraine.  Pediatric Neurology.
  • Heyer GL, Fischer A, Wilson J, MacDonald J, Cribbs S, Ravindran R, Pommering TL, Cuff S. Autonomic dysfunction in youth with persistent postconcussion symptoms: a head-upright tilt table study. In 61st Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • Heyer GL. Abdominal and lower extremity compression decreases postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) symptoms in youth during tilt table testing.  Journal of Pediatrics.
  • Heyer GL, Fischer A, Wilson J, MacDonald J, Cribbs S, Ravindran R, Pommering TL, Cuff S. Autonomic dysfunction in youth with persistent postconcussion symptoms: a head-upright tilt table study. In 41st Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Midwest Chapter
  • Heyer GL, Weber KD, Rose SC, Perkins SQ, Schmittauer CE. Returning the concussed student to high school: management strategies across the state of Ohio. In The Sports Concussion Conference, sponsored by the American Academy of Neurology
  • Heyer Gl, Roach ES. Intracerebral hemorrhage, acute seizures, and epilepsy.  JAMA Neurology.
  • Heyer GL. PHACE Syndrome. In Handbook of Clinical Neurology, 3rd Edition. Edited by Aminoff M, Boller F, Swaab DF.
  • Heyer GL, Mack KJ. Do severe headaches portend greater stroke risk following cranial radiotherapy for childhood brain tumor?.  Neurology.
  • Mytinger JR, Heyer GL. Oral Corticosteroids versus ACTH for Infantile Spasms – an Unfinished Story.  Pediatric Neurology.
  • Rose SC, Fischer AN, Heyer GL. How long is too long? The lack of consensus regarding the Postconcussion Syndrome diagnosis. In The Sports Concussion Conference, sponsored by the American Academy of Neurology
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