Dr. Edward Higgins Jr, MD

Dr. Edward Higgins Jr, MD

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69 y/o
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Dr. Edward Higgins Jr, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Overland Park, KS. He specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Kansas City Vascular and General Surgery

5100 W 110th St Ste 300

Overland Park, KS 66211
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
  • Healthcare USA
  • Homestate Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dialysis Access Procedures
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Higgins Jr' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Higgins Jr "Dr. Edward Higgins attended medical school at State University of New York Health Science Center. He completed his residency at Yale New Haven Hospital and his fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center. He has served as instructor of surgery for Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Higgins has been honored as Doctor of the Year (Ingrams, 2005 and 2007), Doctor of Distinction (Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Medical Society, 2007), Distinguished Alumni (St. Lawrence University), and Kansas City Super Doctor (Kansas City Magazine, 2008). He is board-certified in surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Higgins Jr "I am a member of Midwest Physicians, an integrated, multi-specialty group that strives to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient's individual healthcare needs are met."

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hernia
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Melanoma
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Poor Circulation
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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24  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • State University Of New York Upstate Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Yale University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Higgins Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr, Higgins is the best. Love talking to him and he explains what needs to be done and how he going to do it. Would recommend Dr. Higgins to anyone.
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Dr Higgins was the Best vascular surgeon I have ever used. I have kidney failure and he has taken all the time I have needed to explain what is happening, what I needed and how it would affect me. I don't even show a scar from my first surgery! Everywhere I go I hear what a great surgeon he is...Read More
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Dr. Higgins is the TOP-of-the-TOP ! Best Doctor and Surgeon EVER !
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