Dr. Debra Higginbotham, MD

Dr. Debra Higginbotham, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Debra Higginbotham, MD is a family medicine specialist in Santa Fe, NM and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in family medicine.

2019 Galisteo St Ste G3

Santa Fe, NM 87505

Contact Information

(505) 984-1300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Dr. Higginbotham's Experience

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Dr. Higginbotham'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 sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

146  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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.

Education

  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Ne Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Higginbotham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Higginbotham's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higginbotham to family and friends
28 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Higginbotham's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I am very dissapointed in Debra she needs to retire. My Mom went on routine follow up. She asked how my Dad was and my Mom said he was getting difficult. I'm not going to get in detail but she suggested to my Mother to stop feeding him!?! That was an inhumane terrible thing to suggest. Thats...more
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I feel like the doctor would do well to think about her bedside manner. As others have pointed out, she can be extremely short. The other issue I experienced personally with her was a real lack of sensitivity. I have a rare disorder that she just couldn't seem to wrap her head around and would...more
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Dr. Higginbotham is easily the rudest doctor I've ever worked with. Working in the medical field, you would think she would be more professional about speaking with her patients and other medical offices but instead I got SCREAMED at for something that has nothing to do with me. If you're thinking...more
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My family doctor. We have been coming here for years great doctor and office
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She is extremely compassionate and up-to-date on the latest conditions and treatments. My husband and I have been going to her since she opened and we are both in the medical field. The only negative is the long waits sometimes, but she spends time with her patients.
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