Dr. Richard Higgins, MD

Dr. Richard Higgins, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Richard Higgins, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Buffalo Grove, IL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1985 and specializes in internal medicine.

1450 Busch Pkwy Ste 100

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Higgins' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Achilles Tendinitis
Acidosis
Acne
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Athlete's Foot
Back Pain
Balanoposthitis
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Bunion
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Canker Sore
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dermatitis
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dry Skin
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Folliculitis
Food Poisoning
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Genital Herpes
Genital Warts
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Simplex Screening
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
Hip Sprain
Histoplasmosis
HIV Screening
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Male Sexual Conditions
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Neck Muscle Strain
Neurogenic Bladder
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Second-Degree Burns
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Spermatocele
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Still's Disease
Stomach Diseases
Syphilis Screening
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trichomoniasis Screening
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vaginosis Screening
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Yeast Infections

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Care Philosophy

NCH Medical Group is here to seamlessly deliver coordinated, top quality healthcare in our medical offices, NCH Immediate Care Centers and hospital. Whether you're seeking routine medical care or something more specialized, the NCH Integrated System of Care connects you with the care you need.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1986
    Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School
    1985

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Dr. Higgins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Higgins

3.9

Based on 12 reviews

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1 Star
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Had my yearly routine check-up done by Dr.Higgins and he was very friendly and patient. He was quick to respond to e-mails too. Would definitely recommend to Friends and Colleagues.
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Horribly unprofessional. Went to his office seeking help for someone with symptoms akin to fibromyalgia. He immediately walked into the room and proceeded to speak angrily towards her and accused her of being a junkie seeking pain pills. Seemed as if he took his personal problems out on his...Read More
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Thoughtful and thorough. Excellent doctor.
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A doctor who listens! Wow!
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I love Dr Higgins and his office. The reception when I call are helpful and have knowledge. Dr Higgins, is easy to see when I need an appointment and is patient and listens and answers all my questions. I would have to desire to switch out his practice or away from him as my primary Dr.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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Northwest Community Hospital

Arlington Heights, IL