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Dr. Laurence Higgins, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
19 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (17)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Laurence Higgins, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Higgins has been reviewed by 47 patients who have provided 17 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Bone marrow inflammation (Osteomyelitis)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Tendon Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Higgins graduated from Stony Brook University. He has 7 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Mission Hill
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Higgins has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • New England Baptist Hospital 
  • Faulkner Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Laurence Debree Higgins MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 19 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Laurence D. Higgins practice?
Dr. Laurence Higgins has 1 office location.
Dr. Laurence Higgins practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Boston, MA.
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