Dr. Heller graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with highest honors. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1989. Staying at UT Southwestern, he completed residency and board certification in Internal Medicine and then Fellowship and board certification in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Dr. Heller then joined the UT Southwestern faculty, rising to Associate Professor during his 11 year stay. He treated patients, performed clinical research, published articles and chapters, and taught fellows, housestaff and medical students. In 2006, he moved to Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, focusing on a clinical practice and continuing his love of teaching with rotating Baylor housestaff in his office.
Dr. Heller treats all adult endocrinology disorders, except for reproductive endocrinology. His key interests include mineral disorders (osteoporosis, kidney stone prevention, metabolic bone disease including Paget's and osteomalacia, and disorders of calcium, phosphorus and magnesium), diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia and thyroid disorders. He also performs thyroid ultrasounds, ultrasound guided thyroid biopsies and bone mineral densities in the office.
Dr. Heller has office hours in the Dallas office on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. He sees patients in the Arlington office on Wednesdays. He speaks English as well as Spanish.