Dr. Gerald Higgins, MD

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Dr. Gerald Higgins, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

ONG, BERNARD C, MD 8551 W Lake Mead Blvd Ste 251, Las Vegas, NV 89128 Get Directions
(702) 255-4577

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      4.8 based on 5 responses
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      • Staff
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      Experience with Dr. Higgins
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (5)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (5)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Higgins' Office & Staff
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Sports Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Disorders
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Fracture
      • Gout
      • Hip Fracture
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Injuries
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Low Back Pain
      • Meniscus Tear
      • Orthopedic Trauma
      • Osgood Schlatter Disease
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Sports Injuries
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Trigger Finger

      Procedures Performed

      • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
      • Ankle Surgery
      • Casting
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Replacement
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
      • Knee Replacement
      • Partial Knee Replacement
      • Physical Therapy
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
      • Wrist Surgery

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1962

      • Internship Hospital
        St Joseph Hospital

        Completed in 1963

      • Residency Hospital
        Loyola Orthopedic

        Completed in 1969

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      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
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      Dr. Higgins' Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Higgins

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Team Doctor UNLV: 35 Years Member American Academy Sports Medicne