Dr. Donald Higgins, MD

Dr. Donald Higgins, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 32
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Dr. Donald Higgins, MD is a family medicine specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from St. George's University School Of Medicine in 2014 and specializes in family medicine and wound & burn care.Read his story

2750 Aster St

Lake Charles, LA 70601

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Dr. Higgins' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Joint Aspiration and Injection
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Ringworm
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sickle Cell Screening
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Higgins is a native of Lake Charles and a graduate of Barbe High School. He received a degree in biological sciences from Louisiana State University. He went on to achieve his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine in Gre...

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Wound & Burn Care

Board Certifications

Education

2017
Lake Charles Meml Hosp; Lsu Med Sch
Residency Hospital
2014
St. George's University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2008
Louisiana State University
Undergraduate School
2017
2014
2008

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Dr. Higgins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Higgins

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I've waited two weeks now leaving messages daily waiting for a response from the Dr on my medications and the front office just told me I'm attempting to contact too often and wait for the dr to contact me. I'm two weeks now without my medication, and no signs of getting my prescription. Great...Read More
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Dr Higgins is a kind, compassionate human being who seems to be very up to date on his recommendations. I would highly recommend him to anyone I know. The clinic may be a little slow moving, but waiting for him is totally worth it.
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He's very friendly, but not the best doctor and is very slow moving. The clinic he works at is horrible.
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