Dr. Gerald Higgins, MD

Dr. Gerald Higgins, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 83
Dr. Gerald Higgins, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1962 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

8551 W Lake Mead Blvd Ste 251

Las Vegas, NV 89128

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Plan of Nevada
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Dr. Higgins' Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Higgins "Team Doctor UNLV: 35 Years Member American Academy Sports Medicne"

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

11  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Casting
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.


  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Loyola Orthopedic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Higgins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Higgins' Reviews

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5 total reviews

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Dr. Higgins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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