Dr. Deborah Higer, MD

Dr. Deborah Higer, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Deborah Higer, MD is a family medicine specialist in Mount Shasta, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. She specializes in family medicine.

Shasta Family Care

725 Pine St

Mount Shasta, CA 96067
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Higer's Experience

Dr. Higer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Higer "Medicine is an art, not a science. My job is to educate and allow patients to make decisions. "

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

272  Conditions Treated


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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vasectomy
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Mayo Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • San Joaquin Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stockton Family Practice
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Higer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Higer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higer to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Higer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

She goes out of her way for her patients. Thoughtfully, listens and truly cares about her patients. Feel so fortunate to have such a wonderful doctor.
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Dr. Higer is honest with me, even if it is something hard or I don't want to hear, I can always count on her to tell me like it is.
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