Dr. James Higgins, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(13)
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Dr. James Higgins, MD
Dr. James Higgins, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Baltimore, MD. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Higgins is affiliated with Medstar Union Memorial Hospital.

3333 N Calvert St Fl 2

Baltimore, MD 21218

Contact Information

(410) 235-5405

Dr. James Higgins, MD

Dr. James Higgins, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Worker's Compensation

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Higgins' Experience

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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 Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
3

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
2

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
23

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Wrist Fracture
22

Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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.

Education

  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Strong Mem Hsp University Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Union Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higgins to family and friends
4.5
based on 13 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Higgins' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Joppa, MD |
Extremely knowledgeable, personable, compassionate doctor who expertise is delicate, complicated surgery of the hand. I regained full function of my right hand after a trama thanks to Dr. Higgins.
Westminster, MD |
Very kind and capable physician. did a great job withmy daughters surgery!! highly recommend.
in Sparrows Point, MD |
dr james p higgins did a great job on both of my hands was in lot of pain feel alot better would recommend him highly
in Bethesda, Maryland |
Dr Higgins has done two surgeries on my hand. Most recent was December 8, 2015. He is a great doctor. He is gentle, willing to listen, explains things, is usually on time for appointments and extremely caring of your feelings. I would highly recommend Dr Higgins to anyone. I trust him very much.
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Dr. Higgins accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Federal Employee Program
    State Employees Program
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Higgins has admitting privileges

Medstar Union Memorial Hospital
201 E University Pkwy
Baltimore, MD 21218
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