Dr. Michael Higgins, MD

Dr. Michael Higgins, MD

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Dr. Michael Higgins, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hampton, VA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

901 Enterprise Pkwy Ste 900

Hampton, VA 23666

Contact Information

(757) 206-1004

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bursitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

75  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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27  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Roanoke Orthopedic Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Higgins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Higgins' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higgins to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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 (5)

Dr Higgins did my knee replacement in February. The whole process from pre-surgery appointment, through scheduling, the surgery, and the physical therapy follow-up has been outstanding. His team is well trained, and they are good at what they do. Would not hesitate to recommend Dr Higgins for...more
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I underwent surgery at Vanderbilt on March 7, and Dr. Higgins was the attending anesthesiologist. He visited with me just prior to and following surgery to address my questions and concerns. He was both friendly and forthwith, reassuring me in the process. The surgery under Dr. Chandra was...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Higgins since October 2011, when I was referred to him regarding pain in my right hip. He performed hip replacement in January 2012 and again in February 2017. I have had both hips replaced and my experience with Dr. Higgins and his staff have exceeded expectations. Dr....more
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I want to see higgins about bursitis and he sent me for x-rays, I asked nurse and dr. if x-rays showed soft tissue and neither answered. He said no arthritis in my hip but I needed physical therapy and they would threat me with nsaids. I held up my cart and said I have a reaction to nsaids. He said...more
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He was wonderful. I spent a lot of time in his office, and he was very kind and helpful throughout the process. I had two surgeries, and was fully confident that he would do everything possibly to make this a speedy and successful experience. I was told by others that he was very good, and he...more
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