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Dr. Thomas Higgins, MD

Critical Care Medicine •  Male • Age 65

Dr. Higgins

Baystate Medical Clinic

759 Chestnut St Springfield, MA 01107
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(419) 794-0000

Dr. Thomas Higgins, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Springfield, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in critical care medicine.

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Dr. Higgins accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Higgins' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Respiratory Diseases
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Asthma
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Intubation
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sepsis Syndrome
  • Thoracentesis

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What People Say About Dr. Thomas Higgins, MD
So because I was admitted to Cooley Dickinson for a week and missed 2 appointment with pain management/Dr Higgins Valid excuses, they still wont Reschedule mefor 6 months, they posted do not Reschedule in their PC, my primary wont prescribe even gabapentin a non narcotic or co trolled medication, let alone oxycodone. My surgeon tells me I definitely need them and to see my primary for help, I've exhausted weeks on this issue just banging my head against the wall. Screaming for help yet
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Care Philosophy

Critical illness is usually stressful for both the patient and family members. Information transfer is critical: to the patient (when awake), to family members, to consulting physicians, and to the entire care team including nursing staff. Baystate M...


  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications


University of Massachusetts
Mass General Hospital / Harvard
Fellowship Hospital
Mass General Hospital / Harvard
Residency Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Residency Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Internship Hospital
Boston University School Of Medicine
Medical School
Boston University School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1987
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Boston University School of Medicine, 2008
  • Weinberg Family Prize for Academic Excellence, 2009
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, 2002
  • Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine, 1991

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Memberships & Affiliations

  • Baystate Medical Center, Interim Chair, Department of Medicine

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65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)