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Mark Stanley Higgins, MD

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - College Station
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Health Sciences Center (Houston) (1989)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Memorial Hermann Hospital System-Houston (Texas) (1992)
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 11, 2020, Mark Stanley Higgins, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(289)
Overall: 4.8*
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Sep 9, 2020
Dr. Higgins is the best doctor I've ever had. he is patient, kind, & explanatory.
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Sep 7, 2020
Dr. Higgins is a great doctor and caring man.
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Sep 6, 2020
I've been with Dr. Higgins a long time. I like and trust him.
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Sep 6, 2020
Dr Higgins and his staff are great! I highly recommend them.
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Sep 6, 2020
I have had Dr. Mark Higgins as my primary care physician for some 20 years. He has always been dependable, caring, and straight forward. I trust his judgement when he addresses any issues I may have. He is thorough and provides me with good information.
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Sep 5, 2020
Dr. Higgins along with his staff are consistent delivering efficient, effective and courteous patient care services.
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Aug 29, 2020
This was my initial visit. I had been recommended to this Doctor by my brother and sister-in-law. The doctor was professional and it was a pleasure to work with him.
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Aug 27, 2020
Explained everything clearly and took time to answer my questions.
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Aug 27, 2020
courteous caring friendly
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Aug 26, 2020
Dr. Higgins was thorough, listened to any questions or concerns that I had, and responded appropriately.
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Aug 20, 2020
Dr Higgins is awesome and has been for the many years he's been my doctor. he explains things in a way that I can understand. I have a very high level of trust in him !!
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Aug 19, 2020
Dr. Higgins has been my primary care provider at BS&W for years, and I feel very fortunate to have him available in this role.
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Aug 19, 2020
Dr.Higgins has been my PCP for almost 20 years, he's always been great with providing medical information and care to myself and family members. I am grateful for his professionalism, courtesy, and medical attention that he provides.
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Aug 18, 2020
Doctor Higgens great doc
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Aug 13, 2020
Excellent.
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Aug 6, 2020
Dr. Higgins and staff are always responsive and thorough during visits. I feel listened to and definitely not rushed.
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Aug 5, 2020
Dr. Higgins has been my Doctor for a number of years, and has provided my family with very good care through our time with Scott and white. we are very grateful to have such a professional and concern doctor .
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Aug 1, 2020
Dr. Higgins is so personable and takes time to listen to concerns.
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Jul 25, 2020
Dr. Higgins ALWAYS takes his time to talk with you, check your RX, blood work, etc.
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Jul 24, 2020
I couldn't get better care anywhere else in the world
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Jul 23, 2020
I have been a patience at Scoot & white with Dr Mark Higgins for a very Long time! great service and he listens to you!
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Jul 21, 2020
I appreciate that he takes his time to answer my questions.
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Jul 21, 2020
excellent dr very through answered my questions took time with me he cares about patient shows concern
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Jul 19, 2020
Very good care for over 18 years
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Jul 18, 2020
I received the same good care at this visit like I always have in the past.
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Jul 17, 2020
I like him just not a lot experienced with migrains
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Jul 15, 2020
Dr Higgins took measures that led to a diagnosis of a long term and serious condition.
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Jul 14, 2020
Quite compassionate, understanding and personable!
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Jul 10, 2020
Dr. Higgins took the time to effectively look up and give me an educated initial diagnosis of my knee condition and pain. He referred me to an Orthopedic.
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Jul 2, 2020
The reason I saw this doctor is because I wasn't able to get a appointment with my doctors for weeks. The appointment went fine.
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Jun 25, 2020
Excellent!
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Jun 25, 2020
consistent service
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Jun 25, 2020
dr was friendly and helpful. explained things and listened
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Jun 22, 2020
very effective care
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Jun 20, 2020
dr. Higgins has been my provider for some time now. He has seen me go through a very difficult emotional time in my life with my husband's passing about 4 years ago and he got me through it with the best medical attention he could give me. I would recommend him to anybody that I know.
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Jun 13, 2020
very good answered all my questions
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Jun 13, 2020
I like Mark Higgins, he is very knowledgeable, and friendly. He cares about his patients.
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Jun 11, 2020
Very compassionate
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Jun 10, 2020
Dr. Higgins is, always has been and always will be the very, very best. We are so lucky.
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Jun 9, 2020
been my doctor for a long time and he is a professional ,kind & very concerned about me.
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Jun 7, 2020
absolutely awesome doctor
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Jun 7, 2020
Doctor Higgins is a great family doctor. He is very good at what he does ,but if he thinks I need to see a specialist he really looks out for me. I am every trustworthy of the care he gives me and place my life in he's hands. I am glad that he is my doctor.
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Jun 5, 2020
Dr. Higgins is very knowledgeable and informative.
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Jun 5, 2020
Doc Higgins is great!
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Jun 3, 2020
very good
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Jun 3, 2020
did not rush visit. listen to problems explain in a courteous voice. acted concerned about pain in knee and leg
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Jun 2, 2020
Dr. Higgins and all involved employees who were involved in my visit provided the best care and attention I could ask for.
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Jun 2, 2020
Dr Higgins has been my pcp dr for a long time. he is truly a professional & caring doctor. And also see my son at also.
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Jun 1, 2020
very approachable
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May 30, 2020
Exceptional Doctor very through
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May 28, 2020
Dr. Higgins has been my primary care provider since 1997. My wife also uses Dr. Higgins as well.
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May 27, 2020
I have a long history with Dr. Higgins. His consistent caring attitude has been a calming influence when needed. He never acts as though he doesn't have time to deal with whatever issues are presented to him.
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May 21, 2020
Dr. Mark S. Higgins has always listened to my concerns.
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May 18, 2020
Awesome care and service. Thank you!
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May 17, 2020
Howdy!It was my first time seeing this doctor, and he was great. He showed concern for my issue and provided me with suggestions. He was welcoming and understanding. He will become my primary care from now on.
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May 16, 2020
we have long standing relationships with Mark Higgins, and Scott and White. We are very pleased with the relationship and excellent service Mark has provided us over the years. He does a great job!
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May 15, 2020
He took time to talk to me and address my concerns. I am very appreciative of his thoroughness.
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May 14, 2020
Thorough. Listened.
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May 14, 2020
He impressed me with his kindness and knowledge.
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May 14, 2020
I appreciated the time spent with me. Even though the clinic was very busy, my provider did not seemed rushed.
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May 12, 2020
I am very pleased with Dr. Higgins. He always answers my questions and takes the time to listen, I don't feel rushed or brushed off.
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May 8, 2020
The provider was concerned and immediately took action.
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May 8, 2020
He has always been very responsive and takes the time to ask the right questions and provides understandable answers.
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May 7, 2020
great experience
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May 5, 2020
no problems, always professional
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Apr 26, 2020
I have already recommended him to friends.
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Apr 24, 2020
Great Experience.
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Apr 22, 2020
we loved his
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Apr 12, 2020
Dr Higgins is the reason I have remained with Scott & White for so many years
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Apr 9, 2020
Dr HIGGINS always spends time with me and explains and also listens to my concerns about my health. Always always the best if care he provides.
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Apr 8, 2020
Excellent
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Apr 8, 2020
very good
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Apr 3, 2020
Dr. Higgins was straightforward, friendly, and knowledgeable. He provided superior service and I would personally recommend to my closest friends and family.
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Apr 2, 2020
Dr. Higgins is always very thorough. once we get done with the reason for my visit. He will go though some general health things to see if there are any other concerns. Good doctor, good guy. :)
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