Dr. David Higgins, MD

Dr. David Higgins, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. David Higgins, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Altoona, PA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med in 1980 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

3341 Beale Ave

Altoona, PA 16601

Contact Information

(814) 944-5357

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Higgins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 93% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Higgins does not have any board certifications listed.

50  Conditions Treated


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12  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Geisinger Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Higgins has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Higgins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Higgins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higgins to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Higgins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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