Dr. Thomas Higgins Jr, MD

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Kentuckiana Ear, Nose & Throat 225 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 401 Louisville, KY 40202 Get Directions
Dr. Thomas Higgins Jr, MD
Dr. Thomas Higgins is a board-certified otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose, and Throat Physician) with subspecialty fellowship training from The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in the medical and surgical management of sinus and nasal disease ("Rhinology"). Dr. Higgins is one of only a few fellowship-trained rhinologists (sinus specialists) in the country with advanced training in managing chronic sinusitis and sinus-related conditions. He specializes in complex and revision endoscopic sinus surgery as well as the medical/nonsurgical management of sinus disease. He has extensive experience in revision and frontal sinus surgery, as well as expanded endonasal procedures. He also manages complex sinus issues in the pediatric population.

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    EXCELLENT
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    VERY GOOD
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    EXCELLENT
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Thomas Higgins is a board-certified otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose, and Throat Physician) with subspecialty fellowship training from The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in the medical and surgical management of sinus and nasal disease ("Rhinology")

Dr. Higgins is one of only a few fellowship-trained rhinologists (sinus specialists) in the country with advanced training in managing chronic sinusitis and sinus-related conditions. He specializes in complex and revision endoscopic sinus surgery as well as the medical/nonsurgical management of sinus disease. He has extensive experience in revision and frontal sinus surgery, as well as expanded endonasal procedures. He also manages complex sinus issues in the pediatric population.

Dr. Higgins Jr' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Rhinology
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
  •  Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Headache
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Allergies
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Papillomas
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septal Perforation
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinus Tumor
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Louisville

    Graduated in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
  • Undergraduate School
    Bellarmine University

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Rhinology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
  • Otology

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery