Anthony P. Heaney, MD

Anthony P. Heaney, MD

Primary Location
Santa Monica Endocrinology
2020 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 550
Santa Monica, California 90404


Anthony P. Heaney, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His primary areas of clinical and research interest involve the pathogenesis of pituitary tumors and exploiting novel molecular targets to develop innovative treatments for pituitary tumors, and other neuroendocrine tumors.

A Fulbright scholar, Dr. Heaney is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (UK), and member of several professional organizations, including the Endocrine Society, the Pituitary Society and the Society of Endocrinology. He has written numerous articles for such peer-reviewed publications as Journal of Clinical Investigation, Nature Medicine, Clinical Endocrinology, and Pituitary, and he has compiled book chapters for Baillieres Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Endocrine Updates. Dr. Heaney also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Cancer Research, and the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Dr. Heaney received his medical degree (MB, ChB, BAO) from Queen's University of Belfast in Ireland, and he also earned a doctorate degree (PhD) from Queen's University. On completion of an internship in internal medicine and surgery at Mater Infirmorum Hospital in Belfast, Dr. Heaney completed his residency and a research fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, and was later appointed Honorary lecturer in Diabetes and Endocrinology at the University of Manchester.



Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2001
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2000
Manchester Royal Infirmary, 1997
Leeds General Infirmary, 1995
Royal Victoria Hospital, 1994


Royal Victoria Hospital, 1992
Royal Victoria Hospital, 1990
Royal Victoria Hospital, 1990
Royal Victoria Hospital, 1989
Mater Infirmorum Hospital, 1989


Mater Infirmorum Hospital, 1988


Queen's Univ. Belfast, School of Medicine, MD, 1987

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


"What does the pituitary gland do?" | Pituitary Disorders
"Are pituitary tumors a type of cancer? And will my children get this tumor?" | Pituitary Disorders
"My doctor told me my prolactin hormone is elevated and recommended that I take a special medication to shrink the tumor. Are there any side effects?" | Pituitary Disorders
"My tumor has destroyed my pituitary gland. Will my hormones recover after the tumor is removed? And if I have to take hormones, can I live a normal life?" | Pituitary Disorders


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