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Dr. John Higgins, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Higgins

UT Physicians Cardiology

6410 Fannin St Ste 600 Houston, TX 77030

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(832) 325-7211


Dr. John Higgins, MD is a cardiology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Queensland, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1990 and specializes in cardiology.


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Dr. Higgins accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
NGS CoreSource
Principal Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Higgins' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgins treats Chest Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Higgins treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Cardiovascular Stress Test
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgins performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Higgins performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Heart Palpitations
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgins treats Heart Palpitations more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Higgins treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Higgins' conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Maternal Hypotension Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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About Me

Biography

John P. Higgins is an Associate Professor of Medicine at The McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Chief of Cardiology at Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, and Director of Exercise Phys...

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Missouri Columbia Hospital
Residency Hospital
Royal Brisbane Hospital Australia
Internship Hospital
2013
George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
1999
Univ Cambridge
1998
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1990
University Of Queensland, Faculty Of Health Sciences
Medical School
2013
1999
1998
1990

Languages

  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • English

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