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About Dr. Debra K Higginbotham

Dr. Debra K Higginbotham, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Santa Fe, NM. She has 21 years of experience. Her specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Higginbotham has received 3 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

46 Ratings with 19 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Debra K Higginbotham is Great. Dr. Debra K Higginbotham has been rated by 46 patients. From those 46 patients 19 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Debra K Higginbotham is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Sage Family Health Center Ltd Co

2019 Galisteo St Ste G3
Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Dr. Debra K Higginbotham has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Contraception
  • Check-up
  • Family Planning
  • Weight Loss
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

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Great Doctor

I have followed Dr. Higginbotham since she was at the Rodeo Plaza. She sits and talks to me and explains everything to me. Her staff is great! Melissa is always helpful and kind to me, as well the Nurse who is always pleasant. Phyllis

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Really nice Doctor

We just had our first visit with her and she was helpful and spent a good amount of time with us

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Too Weird!

After seeing Higginbotham for just under a year, I went to another doctor with a pleasant, normal office and a pleasant, normal, competent, staff. What a relief it is to be out of Bizarro Land!

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A family member and myself both use Dr. Higginbotham. She apparently had a disagreement with this family member of which I was unaware. A few weeks later I saw the Dr. and her comment to me was "you are just like your ----- so you won't do as I say". She was disrespectful and unprofessional by assuming that I would react the same way as my relative. I won't go back.

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Racist Dr

Saw her after surgery to get my wounds checked and a refill on my pain killers as I had run out. Was kept waiting for over 90 minuets to see her. To be yelled at the whole time. I was called a drug addic. Which I am not. I was told I'm faking all my problems. Also Im able to fake my blood test results now that is impossible. She told me she didn't care about me . Treated me like I was dirt on her shoe. I'm reporting to the SM board of doctors.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2010, 2013)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2010)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    21 Years Experience

  • University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • University Of Nebraska Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Debra K Higginbotham accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS New Mexico
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Presbyterian
    • Presbyterian ASO
    • Presbyterian Commercial
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Sage Family Health Center Ltd Co, 2019 Galisteo St Ste G3, Santa Fe, NM


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