Dr. Kristen Higgins, MD

Dr. Kristen Higgins, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 39
(97)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kristen Higgins, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Gastonia, NC. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 13 years. Read her story

959 Cox Rd Ste 1

Gastonia, NC 28054

Contact Information

(704) 866-7576

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cold Sore
very high
more than 98% of peers
Herpes Simplex Infection
very high
more than 95% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Higgins' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Higgins "Dr. Higgins is a board-certified dermatologist. She received her medical degree form Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte and a dermatology residency at the prestigious University of Virginia. Dr Higgins is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and works in both our Charlotte/Cotswold and Gastonia/Cox Rd. offices."
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

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
4.9
based on 97 total reviews (8 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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
in Gastonia, NC |
Dr. Higgins is the best Doctor I have ever seen! She is very concerned about not only your health but your family and your life in general. She goes above and beyond to make sure you are comfortable. Her staff is always very friendly too!
in Gastonia, NC |
Very professional and knowledgeable. She makes me comfortable because I believe she knows medicine.
in Gastonia, NC |
Love her always friendly and professional.
in Gastonia, NC |
Very personable and professional.
in Charlotte, NC |
Dr. Higgins is the best dermatologist. She is kind and friendly and caring and she is excellent at recognizing 'problem' moles. I highly recommend!
in Gastonia, NC |
Excellent dermatologist
in Gastonia, NC |
Very caring.
in Gastonia, NC |
I am very comfortable coming here.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Higgins accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Wellpath Preferred PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MedCost
    MedCost PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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