Dr. William Higgs, MD

Dr. William Higgs, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
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Dr. William Higgs, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fairhope, AL and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1969 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

24220 US Highway 98

Fairhope, AL 36532

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Higgs'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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

8  Procedures

  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • City Memphis Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Baylor College Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Emory University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Higgs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Higgs' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higgs to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Higgs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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