Dr. Kristen Higgins, MD

Dr. Kristen Higgins, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 41
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Dr. Kristen Higgins, MD is a dermatologist in Gastonia, NC and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 2004 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

959 Cox Rd

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
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Dr. Higgins accepts the following insurance:

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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
Cold Sore
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgins treats Cold Sore more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Higgins treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Benign Tumor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgins treats Benign Tumor more than 97% of her peers

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

Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgins treats Moles (Benign Skin Lesions) more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Higgins treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Higgins' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Warts

About Me

Biography

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 t...

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
Medical School
2004

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Higgins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Higgins

4.9

Based on 115 reviews

5 Stars
93.04347826086956%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
0.8695652173913043%
(1)

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Dr. Higgins and her staff are very professional, kind and caring.
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Always pleasant, makes the visit comfortable!
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I have been a patient of Dr. Higgins for several years and now my whole family is too. Dr. Higgins is a kind and compassionate doctor who makes time to listen to my concerns. I would highly recommend Dr. Higgins.
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Dr. Higgins makes me feel at ease during appointments. I have had multiple biopsies and she always answers all my questions and makes me feel comfortable. I can't say enough good things about her.
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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!
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Very professional and knowledgeable. She makes me comfortable because I believe she knows medicine.
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Love her always friendly and professional.
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Very personable and professional.
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Dr. Higgins is the best dermatologist. She is kind and friendly and caring and she is excellent at recognizing 'problem' moles. I highly recommend!
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Excellent dermatologist
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Piedmont Plastic Surgery & Dermatology

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Piedmont Plastic Surgery & Dermatology

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    • Mon: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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