Dr. Thomas Higgins, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
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Dr. Thomas Higgins, MD
Dr. Thomas Higgins, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Knoxville, TN. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Higgins is affiliated with Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

501 20th St Ste 303

Knoxville, TN 37916

Contact Information

(865) 331-1375

Dr. Thomas Higgins, MD

Dr. Thomas Higgins, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Sleep Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
42

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Anxiety
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University MD
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University MD
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Higgins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Higgins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higgins to family and friends
4.4
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Higgins' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Sevierville, TN |
I have been a patient of Dr. Higgins for about 4 years. In that time he has given me a superior level of care and diagnosed me with narcolepsy. He took the time to figure out a medication dosage that is right for me, and I never feel rushed in his office.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Higgins accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Higgins has admitting privileges

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
1901 W Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916
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