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Specialties & Research
Dr. Philip Higginbottom, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease.
Education & Awards
Dr. Higginbottom graduated from Columbia University, New York.
Dr. Higginbottom has 4 hospital affiliations:
- UC San Diego Health System
- Scripps Green Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Higginbottom accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 16 plans
- Blue Shield of California - 89 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
- Unicare - 11 plans
- Humana - 7 plans
- Cigna - 1 plan