Dr. Richard Higgins, MD

Dr. Richard Higgins, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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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

Contact Information

(847) 459-7860

Insurance Accepted

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

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

227  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Higgins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Higgins' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higgins to family and friends
12 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Higgins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

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...more
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Thoughtful and thorough. Excellent doctor.
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On behalf of the NCH Medical Group, thanks so much for sharing your experience and for the positive review. Take care!

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A doctor who listens! Wow!
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On behalf of the NCH Medical Group, thanks so much for sharing your experience and for the positive review of Dr. Higgins. Take good care!

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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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Thank you for the great review, Cara Lovelace! Take care!

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