Dr. Laurence Debree Higgins MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Laurence Higgins is an orthopedic surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Higgins accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 40 doctors at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and one of 83 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma

Hospital Affiliation

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Ranked #17 in Orthopedics

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #4 in Orthopedics

New England Baptist Hospital
Ranked #15 in Orthopedics

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #12 in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Hospital For Special Surg
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1993 - 1997

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1993

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 1997 - 1998

Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Shoulder Masters Experience
2012 9 7

Imaging characteristics of lesser tuberosity osteotomy after total shoulder replacement: a study of 220 patients.
Small, K. M.,Siegel, E. J.,Miller, L. R.,Higgins, L. D.

Complete Fatty Infiltration of Intact Rotator Cuffs Caused by Suprascapular Neuropathy.
Leclere, L. E.,Shi, L. L.,Lin, A.,Yannopoulos, P.,Higgins, L. D.,Warner, J. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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