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Mark Stanley Higgins, MD

Family Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Mark Stanley Higgins, MD

Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenChildren (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - College Station
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Choice POS II
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Select SM
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Accepts New Patients
Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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
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
Accepts New Patients
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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Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
Accepts New Patients
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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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Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
Accepts New Patients
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
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
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, The University Of Texas Health Science Center At 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 Aug 25, 2020, Mark Stanley Higgins, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (256) for Mark Stanley Higgins, MD

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Jan 11, 2023
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Jan 11, 2023
Dr. Higgins listened & answered my questions. He did not seem rushed, which I appreciated.
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Jan 11, 2023
Dr Higgins has been my pcp for many years and I believe in him 100% on all of my medical results & always any information I may need
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Dec 31, 2022
Dr. Higgins is a dedicated and professional that, truly cares for his patients.
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Dec 31, 2022
The overall experience was good. We had a good conversation about health and the beginnings of a professional, medical relationship.
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Dec 30, 2022
Dr. Higgins was over and above outstanding to visit with me and explain my issues and treatment planned. He was very good and sincere to listen to my questions and concerns.
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Dec 17, 2022
It was ok
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Dec 17, 2022
Very good provider. Answers questions in direct and down to earth manner. Enjoy these visits.
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Dec 15, 2022
He was able to relate to my son. My son was very sick and his ear were hurting bad and Dr. Higgins talked him through everything that he was doing to make him feel more comfortable.
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Dec 14, 2022
Excellent
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Dec 13, 2022
Very satisfied
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Dec 13, 2022
Very professional
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Dec 13, 2022
Completely, very satisfied
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Dec 9, 2022
He is the best and does his best to make you get better
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Dec 9, 2022
Very well. Dr. Higgins is a very thorough physician
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Dec 8, 2022
Through and knowledgeable
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Dec 4, 2022
Dr. Higgins has been my PCP fpr over a decade. He listens and takes good care of me.
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Dec 1, 2022
Very thorough. Explained everted in detail.
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Nov 30, 2022
I appreciated the time he took explaining in detail the EKG results & what he felt was going on with me
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Nov 30, 2022
Dr Higgins is always informative and friendly. It is always a pleasure meeting him
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Nov 28, 2022
On time.. He listens
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Nov 26, 2022
He listened and provided a solution that work. My primary doctor was not available for months so I was glad to be able to see another doctor.
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Nov 26, 2022
Dr. Higgins is a great human being!
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Nov 25, 2022
Dr Higgins has a relaxed demeanor and a genuine concern for the patient.
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Nov 25, 2022
All good
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Nov 22, 2022
Dr. Higgings asked questions and prescribed Zanaflex, which is working.
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Nov 22, 2022
Seems quite busy but appears to be intelligent.If I describe the symptoms that are causing me distress, I believe that he orders correct diagnostic tests.
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Nov 19, 2022
He listens to my needs
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Nov 18, 2022
Dr. Higgins is easy to talk to and concerned about my health.
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Nov 18, 2022
Excellent
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Nov 16, 2022
Dr. Higgins is always so calm and that goes a long way with an anxious patient such as myself. He listens thoroughly and often offers additional advice (like over the counter medicine suggestions, etc) that help me with daily issues. I always leave his office feeling much better than when I arrived.
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Nov 16, 2022
Professional in all respects. Personable. Knowledgeable.
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Nov 15, 2022
Professional and timely
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Nov 15, 2022
Feel comfortable and appreciate him as my Primary Doctor.
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Nov 15, 2022
Dr. Higgins removed fluid from my elbow which was about the size of a golf ball.
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Nov 12, 2022
OK
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Nov 8, 2022
Friendly, engaging, thorough, detailed, good communications
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Nov 8, 2022
Dr. Higgins addressed my concerns and answered all my questions.
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Nov 8, 2022
He's the best. Saved my life when he found a lump behind my jaw, I wasn't even aware of it. Turned out to be cancer.
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Nov 6, 2022
Took time to listen to me and ask a lot of questions.
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Oct 27, 2022
High comfort level after years of interacting with this doctor
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Oct 25, 2022
Exceptional care, always the best experience .
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Oct 25, 2022
Dr. Higgins is an amazing doctor and has been my primary care for over 20 years. He always takes care of me. I appreciate him very much!
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Oct 24, 2022
He's knowledgeable, thorough, and takes the time to fully educate you on any questions you might have
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Oct 20, 2022
Clear, precise and informative.
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Oct 17, 2022
Great doctor.
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Oct 17, 2022
Dr. Higgins has been my General Doctor fir many many years now. I couldn't have asked for a better doctor. He is very compassionate, friendly, easy to understand & always always on top if my complicated health!!! Thank you Baylor Scott & White for hiring the best of the best!!! I'm so blessed to have Dr. Higgins & his staff!!
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Oct 16, 2022
Experienced
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Oct 15, 2022
He took the time necessary to discuss my issues and results.
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Oct 14, 2022
Excellent care and no wait.
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Oct 14, 2022
Courteous
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Oct 12, 2022
Very good
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Oct 11, 2022
Polite and concerned about my problems.
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Oct 6, 2022
Dr. Higgins really listens to me and works with me to find the best health care options.
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Oct 3, 2022
Professional, courteous, thorough
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Oct 2, 2022
Dr. Higgins and his staff were caring and helpful.
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Oct 1, 2022
As expected.
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Oct 1, 2022
Doctor listens to me and takes notes. He follows through. Very pleased!
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Sep 29, 2022
Sympathetic understanding person.
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Sep 29, 2022
HE IS SUPER GREAT------
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Sep 28, 2022
He was patient and kind. He explained everything in terms that I could understand.
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Sep 28, 2022
Great doctor - I have been his patient for decades
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Sep 28, 2022
Great doctor. Explains things to you. Takes time to talk with you concerning your issues.
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Sep 27, 2022
He asks the right questions and listens and responds to every question I have. Does not rush through an exam and is very patient.
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Sep 27, 2022
He was so welcoming and listened to all of my concerns
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Sep 25, 2022
Caring, professional, patient and informative. Also understood my situation clearly and accommodated without hesitation.
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Sep 24, 2022
This was my first visit. He listened to my concerns.
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Sep 22, 2022
Good
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Sep 21, 2022
Dr Higgins is a great doctor, friendly, professional and good at his job.
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Sep 21, 2022
Helped ,with insomnia some needed it
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Sep 17, 2022
Dr Higgins has always been very professional and thorough with every appointment.
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Sep 15, 2022
He explains and is friendly, even staff in main hospital
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Sep 15, 2022
Very professional and listens to your concerns
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Sep 10, 2022
Mark has been my primary since early/mid 2000's and has always offered me an honest opinion and excellent diagnosis of any problem.
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Sep 10, 2022
He listened to what I told him, asked me questions, examined me carefully and professionally, and explained what I needed to do to improve.
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Sep 9, 2022
He listens and makes recommendations that makes sense.
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Sep 9, 2022
His good and friendly
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Sep 8, 2022
Dr Higgins is great, I highly recommend him.
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Sep 8, 2022
Friendly, patient, informative
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Sep 7, 2022
Dr. Higgins is very knowledgeable, diagnoses my problems accurately, explains where I can understand, and spends an adequate amount of time with me. Great doctor.
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Sep 3, 2022
Excellent demeanor.
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Sep 2, 2022
Takes his time. Listens. Does not treat me like an idiot.
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Sep 2, 2022
He is the best all the way around.
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Sep 1, 2022
Dr Higgins is professional and concise, while being concerned for my health care
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Aug 30, 2022
He was very professional, and helpful.
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Aug 30, 2022
He's practical efficient and personable
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Aug 29, 2022
Extremely personal
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Aug 27, 2022
Listened
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Aug 25, 2022
Always courteous and professional
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Aug 20, 2022
He very knowledgeable and a good listener I have been under his care over ten years
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Aug 18, 2022
Listens to me and takes time to answer questions and discusses solutions/options very personable
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Aug 16, 2022
Always polite
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Aug 10, 2022
My Provider is a very caring person about his patients. He will sit and listen too you and then answer your questions.
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Aug 10, 2022
Always timely, thorough and genuinely concerned for my wellbeing.
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