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Mark Stanley Higgins, MD

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
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
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Aetna - Health Network Only
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Health Network Option
Accepts New Patients
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 HMO
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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
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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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 - Federal Select PPO
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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 - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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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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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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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 - Traditional Medicare
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - Texas Statewide PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 SeniorCare (Cost) Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network-ORX Broad
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
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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 - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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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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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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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 - AARP Medicare Complete
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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 - CHIP
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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 - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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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
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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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
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Memorial Hermann Hospital System-Houston (Texas) (1992)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University Of Texas Health Sciences Center (Houston) (1989)
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 Mar 4, 2019, Mark Stanley Higgins, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(216)
Overall: 4.6*
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Jun 21, 2019
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Jun 18, 2019
VERY VERY pleased
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Jun 15, 2019
Dr. Higgins is very thorough and professional.
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Jun 13, 2019
I had a wonderful experience at Scott and White! I got in and out of the appointment so quickly, and they were able to get me into an appointment quickly and work with me around my busy schedule.
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Jun 10, 2019
Dr. Higgins is an excellent Dr. that I trust to take care of my medical needs. if he can\'t he ha always sent me to someone that can.
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Jun 8, 2019
provider seemed rushed and did not seem to understand one of my concerns about a medication he was prescribing.
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Jun 4, 2019
the best
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Jun 3, 2019
Great Doc!
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Jun 2, 2019
He seems to go the extra mile.
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May 31, 2019
It was the best.
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May 28, 2019
I think Dr Higgins is great. The amount of time he spent with me ,his willingness to answer my questions, his friendliness is refreshing.
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May 26, 2019
I know Mark for about 20 years. He is a great doctor
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May 25, 2019
very impressed with the doctor. He was professional and caring
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May 25, 2019
my first visit to this provider. Should have been concerned more about my visit.
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May 22, 2019
very professional, thorough, and friendly
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May 22, 2019
Thank you very much for your care.
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May 21, 2019
very professional staff and excellent doctor
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May 19, 2019
My first time meeting Mr. Higgins I thought he was a great Dr.
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May 15, 2019
very satisfied in all aspects of the appointment
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May 11, 2019
Dr. Higgins always listens to my issues and provides treatment options. He is well informed about current medical information. I would highly recommend him to others.
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May 9, 2019
I respect his ability to make me feel comfortable, answer my questions and concerns, in a calm professional way.
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May 9, 2019
nice personality, respectful, good listener as well as excellent doctor!
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May 7, 2019
Great people excellent service everyone professional
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May 7, 2019
i have been seeing de. higgins several times over the last three years and he has always been great, but he seemed really frustrated with my decision to have a free mammogram and that it required follow up by him. he questioned why i would do imaging at my age and i am sorry, but breast help is very important and i followed the guidelines. they obviously found something that reqired follow up. i just didnt appreciate his frustration with the situation and will not be returning to his practice due to this and the fact he doesnt me after this long
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May 4, 2019
Listened to my issues& provided me with the best possible solutions for my illness.
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May 4, 2019
he takes time to talk about my issue.
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May 3, 2019
Nice visit. Friendly professional staff that did a great job.
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May 3, 2019
In a word - outstanding. Enough said.
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Apr 24, 2019
Excellent
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Apr 23, 2019
Have been using Dr. Higgins for over 20 years. All of our immediate family use Dr. Higgins.
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Apr 22, 2019
good
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Apr 22, 2019
Dr.Higgins is always polite and efficient with the care he gives as my PCP. Dr. Higgins is very professional and washes hands before and after checking me. I have no complaints about Dr. Higgins and am very thankful Dr. Higgins is my PCP.
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Apr 20, 2019
he take a personal interest in advising and very professional
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Apr 18, 2019
very attentative and showed concern for all my issues.
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Apr 18, 2019
he is very caring
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Apr 17, 2019
great
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Apr 16, 2019
Fair.
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Apr 15, 2019
very good
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Apr 13, 2019
Dr. Higgins listens, advises and never rushes. He makes adequate time to answer questions and discuss treatment options.
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Apr 12, 2019
he listened t0 my concerns, and answered all my questions.
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Apr 12, 2019
always the best of care
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Apr 10, 2019
Friendly and caring
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Apr 10, 2019
Dr. Higgins is an excellent doctor.
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Apr 10, 2019
First visit with Scott and White and my care provider. It was as pleasant a doctor visit as one could expect.
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Apr 8, 2019
friendliness and compassion for my concerns. Everyone was very professional.
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Apr 8, 2019
good experience
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Apr 4, 2019
Dr. Higgins always listens to my health concerns and recommends the necessary tests and procedures to properly diagnose my health issue. I would highly recommend him to others.
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Apr 4, 2019
This was my first visit. haven\'t seen a doctor in over a decade because of past bad experiences. Chose this doctor and practice because it was close by. Bit the bullet and saw a doctor because I\'ve had headaches daily for several weeks(now been for a month). Dr Higgins thinks it\'s because of high blood pressure so he gave me several pills on site to lower it which it barely did. Been taking blood pressure pills every morning for past week and I still have daily headaches and my blood pressure is still high. The last thing he did is sent me to the lab to get urine and blood sample. No new appointment was scheduled and I haven\'t heard anything. I wouldn\'t call this a good first visit. I went there for help and I\'m in the same poor health. I don\'t know if I\'m going back. Feel like I\'ll get better help if I go to a er or urgent care. Again no follow up? How are you doing? Here\'s one. Daily headaches but you don\'t schedule a scan of my head?
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Apr 4, 2019
I fee that because providers have to spend so much time entering information into the computer it is taking a lot of time away from the patient.
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Apr 2, 2019
very satisfied with quality of care
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Mar 26, 2019
Dr. Higgins is really down to earth and approachable individual. I felt comfortable with him, and he showed appropriate interest in my condition.
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Mar 21, 2019
Dr. Higgins is great. Totally separate from that BS&W needs to look at both your online and telephone appointment system. Both are about as terrible as they can be. I\'ll share details if you desire.
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Mar 20, 2019
Excellent
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Mar 19, 2019
he is very understanding of my child\'s needs and very friendly
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Mar 19, 2019
very nice and good about asking questions
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Mar 15, 2019
Caring and professional
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Mar 14, 2019
I never saw anyone wash their hands in my presence.
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Mar 12, 2019
Very efficient and effective
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Mar 12, 2019
it was great
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Feb 26, 2019
Caring, professional
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Feb 19, 2019
Friendly, kind, truly cares for his patients, always explains/describes/tells why when it comes to treating a condition, he will always ask if I have any questions.
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Feb 14, 2019
I have just begun S & W health coverage starting in January 2019 and I needed a new family doctor. Dr. Higgins was recommended and he was selected as my family doctor.
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Feb 12, 2019
the provider informed me that he does not do prior autos because "they 100% get denied" and he is too busy to bother
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Feb 12, 2019
a nice experience
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Feb 12, 2019
this provider is a very top noch doctor an the office nurse are very sweet an very professional. The doctor was very professional an answered all my questions an gave me very good answers to my question.
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Feb 12, 2019
takes his time
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Feb 8, 2019
Great
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Feb 5, 2019
Dr Higgins is always in tune with my problems and possible other things that go along with my problems. Very kind and asks lots of questions to make sure that we get the best care possible.
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Feb 5, 2019
very satisfied
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Jan 30, 2019
Excellent care.
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Jan 29, 2019
i am changing from Dr Higgins because he shows such little care. from my first visit which was post pancreatitis he did not seem knowledgeable and he doesnt even take time to read your chart. he prescribed a laxative and told me after pancreatitis I had to take it every day. i went to the ER that night and have never had to take a laxative. in this most recent visit he did not ask about my pancreatitis or possible recurrence and did order xray for my ankle but was very unconcerned and told he I could choose to use crutches or not. a brace or not. I feel completely unsupported by this doctor and am changing to a ST Joseph provider and also going to an orthopedic specialist for my ankle avulsion fracture as it is giving me a tremendous amount of trouble. dr Higgins had problems with his ipad and complained more about technology than speak of my health. I hope to never have to see him again.
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Jan 23, 2019
Dr. Higgins and his nurse were kind, helpful and quick. The phone staff (except one lady) and the front desk staff are almost always somewhat...short (maybe even rude).
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Jan 23, 2019
great job
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