Dr. Thomas Higgins Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Higgins Jr, MD

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Dr. Thomas Higgins Jr, MD is a rhinology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville in 2006 and specializes in rhinology, otolaryngic skull base surgery, and more.Read his story

225 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 401

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 894-8441

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareOregon
  • 30 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Higgins Jr'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.

Dr. Higgins Jr' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Higgins Jr "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."

5  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

57  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • 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
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
  • ENT Surgery
  • 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)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Bellarmine University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Louisville
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Higgins Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Higgins Jr' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higgins Jr to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Higgins Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have had great experiences with Dr. Higgins and the Kentuckiana ENT staff. It is easy to get in, my wait times are reasonable and I am always treated with respect as a patient. Dr. Higgins takes his time and is extremely thorough in his work. I feel confident that I made the right choice by...more
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