Dr. Patrick Higgins, MD

Dr. Patrick Higgins, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(25)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Patrick Higgins, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Teaneck, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1086 Teaneck Rd

Teaneck, NJ 07666

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Vitreoretinal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Pucker
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Migraine
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photocoagulation
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Nyu Hospitals Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Barnabas Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Umdnj New Jersey Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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
3.3
based on 25 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Higgins' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

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