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Kristen B Higgins, MD Dermatology

Dr. Kristen B Higgins, MD

Dermatology
Gastonia, NC (3 other locations)

About Dr. Kristen B Higgins MD

Dr. Kristen B Higgins, MD is a doctor primarily located in Gastonia, NC, with other offices in Gastonia, NC and Charlotte, NC(and 2 other locations). She has 17 years of experience. Her specialties include Dermatology, Internal Medicine. She speaks Spanish, English.

Dr. Higgins has received 3 awards.

Locations

Dr. Kristen B Higgins has 4 locations

Piedmont Plastic Surgery And Dermatology 959 Cox Rd Gastonia, NC 28054
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Piedmont Plastic Surgery & Dermatology 959 Cox Rd Ste 1 Gastonia, NC 28054
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Piedmont Plastic Surgery And Dermatology 309 S Sharon Amity Rd Ste 200 Charlotte, NC 28211
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Piedmont Plastic Surgery And Dermatology 315 19th St SE Bldg 100 Hickory, NC 28602
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Dr. Kristen B Higgins has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Dermatology
A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.
Internal Medicine

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Kristen B Higgins has the following 13 expertise

  • Rash
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin lesion (Lentigo)
  • Rosacea
  • Excision
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Melanoma
  • Basal Cell
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Mole
  • Skin Cancer
  • Acne Rosacea

Awards

3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    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.

Education

17 Years Experience

Wake Forest School Of Medicine

Graduated in 2004

Dr. Kristen B Higgins Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina
    • BCBS NC Blue Value
    • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Carelink - CaroMont Tier 1
    • Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 2
    • Coventry Carelink - Cornerstone Tier 1
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO

More about Dr. Kristen B Higgins

Dr. Higgins is a board certified dermatologist. She received her medical degree form Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte and a dermatology residency at the prestigious University of Virginia. Dr Higgins is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology.

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