Dr. James Higgins, MD

Dr. James Higgins, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. James Higgins, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Lutherville Timonium, MD and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.

2118 Greenspring Dr

Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093

Contact Information

(410) 821-8894

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Higgins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Higgins's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • 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
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • 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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higgins to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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)

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.
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Very kind and capable physician. did a great job withmy daughters surgery!! highly recommend.
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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
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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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