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Dr. Raphael Higginbotham, MD

Nephrology •  Male • Age 44

  3 Reviews
Dr. Higginbotham

Kidney Consultants Of Louisiana

301 Alcide Dominique Dr Lafayette, LA 70506
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Raphael Higginbotham, MD is a nephrology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Lsu School Of Medicine-New Orleans in 2001 and specializes in nephrology.

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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Good communication Patients said there was good doctor communication at the hospital. See hospitals

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(337) 234-7123

Dr. Higginbotham accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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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. Higginbotham's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higginbotham treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Higginbotham treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higginbotham treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Higginbotham treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higginbotham treats Gout more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Higginbotham treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout

Dr. Higginbotham's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Dr. Higginbotham's Reviews

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He is astute and genuinely interested in your health issues. He has improved my health conditions significantly.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Raphael Higginbotham, MD is a nephrology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Lsu School Of Medicine-New Orleans in 2001 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

Lsu Hlth Scis Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Lsu Hlth Scis Ctr
Residency Hospital
2002
Med Ctr La Lsu Hlth Scis Ctr
Internship Hospital
2001
Lsu School Of Medicine-New Orleans
Medical School

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Iberia Medical Center

New Iberia, LA

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

St. Martin Hospital

Breaux Bridge, LA

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average