Dr. Michelle Higginson, MD

Dr. Michelle Higginson, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 51
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michelle Higginson, MD is a dermatologist in Old Saybrook, CT and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med in 1996 and specializes in dermatology.

455 Boston Post Rd Ste 10

Old Saybrook, CT 06475

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Virginia Mason Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Higginson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Higginson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higginson to family and friends
based on 46 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

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  • 2
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Dr. Higginson's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

in Middletown, CT
Capable, professional, and cheerful
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in Niantic, CT
Dr. Higginson always makes me feel comfortable, listens to my opinions relating to my care and provides understandable answers to medical care. Her staff is efficient and friendly and the office is a relaxing environment.
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in Guilford, CT
She is a wonderful doctor. She is so careful and thorough with her examination. We have been going to her for years and feel totally confident in her care. She is lso a lovely person.
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in Westbrook CT
My husband (a retired physician) and I are both patients of Dr. Higginson. We believe her to be competent and compassionate. The office staff does a good job. Calls are returned promptly.
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in Guilford, CT
Excellent Trust her completely to find anything irregular I
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