Dr. Joseph Higgins, MD

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Dr. Joseph Higgins, MD

Pediatrics | Male

North East Regional Epilepsy Gr 21 Old Main St Ste 101, Fishkill, NY 12524 Get Directions
(845) 897-0011

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The Center for Child Neurology is part of the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group and is dedicated to the care of children with seizures, developmental disabilities, migraines, neurogenetic disorders, and general childhood neurological conditions.Read more

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  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
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Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Neurology

Board Certifications

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  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Concussion
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Insomnia
  • Lyme Disease
  • Migraine
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Syncope
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vertigo

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    New York University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Chldns Hosp/Harvard

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Chldns Hosp/Harvard Med School

    Completed in 1987

    Chldns Hospital Geo Wash University

    Completed in 1990

    Nyu Bellevue

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Nih/Ninds

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    Marist College

    Graduated in 1978

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Higgins' Care Philosophy

The Center for Child Neurology is part of the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group and is dedicated to the care of children with seizures, developmental disabilities, migraines, neurogenetic disorders, and general childhood neurological conditions.