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

Geoffrey L. Heyer, MD

Geoffrey L. Heyer, MD

Clinical Researchers
Principal Investigator

Physician Team

Neurology Residency

Physician Team

Contact Information

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


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.”


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

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


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


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


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


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


  • Pediatrics


  • Neurology


  • Child Neurology
  • Neurology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 05/23/2008


  • 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.
  • 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: 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.
  • 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, Fedak EM, LeGros AL. Symptoms predictive of postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) in the adolescent headache patient.  Headache.
  • 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, Roach ES. Intracerebral hemorrhage, acute seizures, and epilepsy.  JAMA Neurology.
  • Heyer GL, Mack KJ. Do severe headaches portend greater stroke risk following cranial radiotherapy for childhood brain tumor?.  Neurology.
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