Dr. Ruth Higdon, MD

Dr. Ruth Higdon, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Ruth Higdon, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Grand Junction, CO and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med in 1982 and specializes in gynecologic oncology.

2596 Patterson Rd

Grand Junction, CO 81505

Contact Information

(970) 254-3180

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Higdon performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Excision of Cervix
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pap Smear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hysterectomy - Open
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Higdon's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

43  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pap Smear
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • La St U
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Higdon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Higdon's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higdon to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Higdon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Higdon and her staff are terrific. I had both my cancer treatment with her and my yearly follow up. They are warm, caring and super experienced
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