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About Dr. Robert W Higginbotham

Dr. Robert W Higginbotham, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Luis Obispo, CA, with other offices in Arroyo Grande, CA and San Luis Obispo, CA . He has 49 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Higginbotham is affiliated with Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, Marian Regional Medical Center and Twin Cities Community Hospital. Dr. Higginbotham has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert W Higginbotham is Great. Dr. Robert W Higginbotham has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Robert W Higginbotham is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Pacific Eye Surgeons

3855 Broad St Ste B
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Oak Park Surgery Center

860 Oak Park Blvd Ste 102
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
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Pacific Eye

628 California Blvd Ste D
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Specialties

Dr. Robert W Higginbotham has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

  • Expertise

    11 Expertise

  • Eye Exam
  • Vision Issues
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Cataract
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Eye Pain
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Blindness

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Reviews

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Five Stars

The office staff was very courteous, dr. Higginbotham was friendly, knowledgable and took time to explain my problem. I will certainly recommend him to my friends.

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missed diagnosis

Stated i had no reason to worry about my change in vision and when i wnet for a second opinion i found out i had a serious condition that would be improved with treatment. if i had listened to him i probably would have lost my vision.

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Glass sliver in my eye...

I didn't have a doctor in the area and called the office at the last minute. They scheduled me in less than two hours. Dr. Higginbotham was very professional and answered all our questions. If you are looking for an Ophthalmologist in the San Luis Obispo area, I'd highly recommend him!

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Extremely good Ophthamologist

Dr. Higginbotham did my cataract surgery and I was very well pleased with his professionalism and his caring. I would recommend him to anyone needing a really god Ophthamologist.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2016)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016, 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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    49 Years Experience

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1969

  • Mc Keesport Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Robert W Higginbotham accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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