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 Leawood, KS. He specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Kansas City Vascular and General Surgery

5100 W 110th St Ste 300

Leawood, 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

Background Check

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Dr. Higgins Jr' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgins Jr performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Higgins Jr performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dialysis Access Procedures
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgins Jr performs Dialysis Access Procedures more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Higgins Jr performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Vascular Surgical Procedure
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgins Jr performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Higgins Jr performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Higgins Jr' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Colon Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Defects
Crohn's Disease
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Laparotomy
Lung Surgery
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Melanoma
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Poor Circulation
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Secondary Hypertension
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency

About Me

Biography

"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 fo...

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Yale University
    Residency Hospital
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University
    Medical School

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Dr. Higgins Jr' Performance
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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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Insurance accepted

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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
Humana
Medicaid
Missouri Care
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
New Directions Behavioral Health
PHCS
Preferred Health Professionals
Premier Group Insurance
Savility
WellCare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Menorah Medical Center

Overland Park, KS

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