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About Dr. Philip Higginbottom

Dr. Philip Higginbottom, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA, with another office in La Jolla, CA. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. Dr. Higginbottom is affiliated with UC San Diego Health System, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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630 Fern Gln
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

Dr. Philip Higginbottom has the following 2 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Infectious Disease

    An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
    Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
    Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.

  • Expertise

    3 Expertise

  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • HIV Infections
  • Hepatitis C

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Higginbottom is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • UC San Diego Health System
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
  • Scripps Green Hospital
  • Scripps Green
  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • Columbia University

    Graduated in 1974

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Philip Higginbottom accepts the following insurance providers.

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