Dr. Patrick Higgins, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(25)
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Dr. Patrick Higgins, MD
Dr. Patrick Higgins, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Teaneck, NJ. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Higgins is affiliated with Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Holy Name Medical Center, Valley Hospital, Clara Maass Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center.

1086 Teaneck Rd

Teaneck, NJ 07666

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Dr. Patrick Higgins, MD

Dr. Patrick Higgins, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • 2 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*
84

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
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Higgins accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare HMO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Higgins has admitting privileges

Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maass Dr
Belleville, NJ 07109
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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
350 Engle St
Englewood, NJ 07631
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Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Holy Name Medical Center
718 Teaneck Rd
Teaneck, NJ 07666
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Valley Hospital
223 N Van Dien Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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