Dr. Heier is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery and reconstruction due to trauma and sports related injuries. He performs complex reconstructions, including fusions, total ankle replacements, and arthroscopy. Dr. Heier is one of few surgeons across the country board certified in Orthopedic Surgery, fellowship trained in Foot and Ankle Surgery, and sub-specialty certified in Sports Medicine.
Dr. Heier graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, received his M.D. at the University of Florida and completed his surgical residency at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Heier received his fellowship training in Foot and Ankle surgery at Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa, under the direction of top orthopedic foot and ankle trauma doctors, Roy Sanders, and Arthur Walling.
Dr. Heier has extensive experience treating athletes as he has served as the team physician for Hebron High School since 1999 is currently the Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Specialist for Major League Soccer team, FC Dallas. Over the past 10 years, Dr. Heier has been the President of Texas Health Resources’ Plano Department of Orthopedics multiple times, and is currently the President of the Executive Board for OrthoTexas.
Dr. Heier has authored chapters on ankle fractures, ankle dislocations and ankle arthrodesis for three separate medical publications, including one published by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is also a long standing Editor for the Journal of Orthopedic Trauma.