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Dr. Laurence Higgins, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
18 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(35)
Patient comments (15)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Laurence Higgins, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Higgins has been reviewed by 35 patients who have provided 15 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
  • Currently 3.6206896551724 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.3214285714286 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.7586206896552 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.7931034482759 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.7
  • Currently 3.6551724137931 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.6
  • Currently 3.6206896551724 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.6
  • Currently 3.5714285714286 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Bone marrow inflammation (Osteomyelitis)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Sports Medicine
  • Tendon Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Higgins graduated from Stony Brook University. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Arthroscopy
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Mission Hill
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Higgins has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • New England Baptist Hospital 
  • Massachusetts General Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Laurence Debree Higgins MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Laurence D. Higgins practice?
Dr. Laurence Higgins has 4 office locations.
Dr. Laurence Higgins practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Boston, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Chestnut Hill, MA and Revere, MA.
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