Dr. Ruth Higdon, MD

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology • Female • Age 60

2596 Patterson Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81505
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St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
2635 N 7th St
Grand Junction, CO 81501

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Grand Valley Oncology
Grand Valley Oncology
2596 Patterson Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81505
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    Dr. Higdon's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gynecologic Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Gynecological Oncology
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • Colpopexy
    • Colposcopy
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
    • Dilation and Curettage
    • Endocervical Curettage
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Vaginal Surgery
    • Vulvectomy
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    Background Check for Dr. Higdon

    0 Malpractice Claims

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Higdon & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Higdon's Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.9 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Grand Junction, CO |

    Dr. Higdon and her staff are terrific. I had both my cancer treatment with her and my yearly follow up. They are warm, caring and super experienced

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    Grand Valley Oncology
    2596 Patterson Rd
    Grand Junction, CO 81505
    (970) 254-3180 (Office)
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