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Dr. Ruth Higdon, MD

Gynecologic Oncology ·  Female · Age 63

Dr. Higdon

Dr. Ruth Higdon, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Grand Junction, CO. She graduated from U Mo and specializes in gynecologic oncology.


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Cigna
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Higdon's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pap Smear
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Dr. Higdon performs Pap Smear more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Higdon performs this procedure more than 100% of her peers

Vaginal Cancer
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Dr. Higdon treats Vaginal Cancer more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Higdon treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Uterine Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higdon treats Uterine Diseases more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Higdon treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Higdon's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ruth Higdon, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Grand Junction, CO. She graduated from U Mo and specializes in gynecologic oncology.

Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

La St U
Residency Hospital
U Mo
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Higdon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Higdon

3.7

Based on 9 reviews

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Ruth is an outstanding doctor that wants the very best for her patients. She make you feel as comfortable as possible and helps you understand everything. She doesn't talk down or demand you do things her way. She is willing to help you get the best care possible
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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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