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Dr. William Higgs, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 76

Dr. Higgs

Cardiovascular Associates PC

24220 US Highway 98 Fairhope, AL 36532

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Dr. William Higgs, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fairhope, AL and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1969 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.


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Dr. Higgs' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgs treats Venous Insufficiency more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Higgs treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgs performs Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Higgs performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Debridement
  • Knee Debridement
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Higgs treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Higgs treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease

Dr. Higgs' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Higgs, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fairhope, AL and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1969 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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