Dr. Steven Higgins, MD

Dr. Steven Higgins, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. Steven Higgins, MD is a cardiology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1979 and specializes in cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and more.

9850 Genesee Ave Ste 940

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 658-0088

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Higgins' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgins treats Heart Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Higgins treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgins performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Higgins performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Atrial Fibrillation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgins treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Higgins treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Atrial Fibrillation

Dr. Higgins' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Steven Higgins, MD is a cardiology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1979 and specializes in cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1985
    University Of Colorado
    Fellowship Hospital
    1985
  • 1982
    University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1980
    University Of Colorado
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1979
    University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School
    1979

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Higgins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Higgins

4.1

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
72.22222222222223%
(13)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
2 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(3)

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I would give the office staff ZERO stars but this is not an option. I have had Zio Patches installed before by other providers with no problems. At this office, the staff flatly refuses to deal with insurance despite confirmation my insurance will cover 100% of $$$. They forced me to pay $ up...Read More
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My daughter had a issue with her heart. Dr Higgin's scheduled a electrophysiology study. When I questioned his results of the study his reply was to read his lips and that nothing was wrong with her heart. He told me to not make him repeat himself again! Then tried to write her a prescription for...Read More
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Office staff is friendly and very good at accommodating needs and time constraints. The doctor is brilliant and very experienced and excellent at specialties and unique procedures
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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