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David Higgins, MD

Dr. Higgins is an ear nose throat doctor in the Altoona area. He is affiliated with Altoona Regional Health System and Nason Medical Center - d/b/a Nason Hospital.
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Dr. Higgins saw more ear condition patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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12k doctors
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6.2k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw more ear infection patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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6.1k doctors
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6.1k doctors
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3.0k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw more hearing loss patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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5.0k doctors
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5.0k doctors
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2.5k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw more enlarged tonsils patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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16k doctors
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16k doctors
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8.1k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw more sinus condition patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.3k doctors
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1.3k doctors
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654 doctors
Dr. Higgins saw sensorineural hearing loss patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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14k doctors
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14k doctors
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7.2k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw tonsillitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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15k doctors
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15k doctors
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7.4k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw sinusitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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9.7k doctors
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9.7k doctors
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4.8k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw more ear wax patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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928 doctors
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927 doctors
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463 doctors
Dr. Higgins saw conductive hearing loss patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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18k doctors
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18k doctors
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9.2k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw headaches patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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34k doctors
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34k doctors
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17k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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2.2k doctors
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2.2k doctors
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1.1k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw postnasal drip patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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679 doctors
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678 doctors
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339 doctors
Dr. Higgins saw broken nose patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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7.0k doctors
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7.0k doctors
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3.5k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw more speech impairment patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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15k doctors
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15k doctors
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7.7k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw abnormal breathing patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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11k doctors
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11k doctors
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5.4k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw broken bone patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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907 doctors
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907 doctors
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453 doctors
Dr. Higgins saw ruptured eardrum patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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933 doctors
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932 doctors
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466 doctors
Dr. Higgins saw deviated septum patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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22k doctors
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22k doctors
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11k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw acid reflux patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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6.5k doctors
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6.5k doctors
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3.3k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw swimmer's ear patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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6.5k doctors
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6.5k doctors
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3.3k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw outer ear infection patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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18k doctors
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18k doctors
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8.8k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw birth defects patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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18k doctors
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18k doctors
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Dr. Higgins saw congenital disorders patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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16k doctors
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16k doctors
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8.2k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw upper respiratory infection (URI) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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6.7k doctors
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6.7k doctors
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3.3k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw benign polyps patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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774 doctors
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773 doctors
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386 doctors
Dr. Higgins saw nasal polyps patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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20k doctors
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9.8k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw allergies patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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16k doctors
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16k doctors
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7.8k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw hay fever (allergic rhinitis) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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13k doctors
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6.7k doctors
Dr. Higgins saw sleep apnea patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Higgins sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

3341 Beale Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
400 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1980

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Otolaryngology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Higgins is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Altoona Regional Health System
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Nason Medical Center - d/b/a Nason Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield