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Raphael Higginbotham, MD

Dr. Higginbotham is a nephrologist in the Lafayette area. He is affiliated with Mercy Regional Medical Center and 4 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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56 doctors
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56 doctors
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27 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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53 doctors
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54 doctors
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26 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Higginbotham saw more hyperparathyroidism patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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29 doctors
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29 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more chronic kidney disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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45 doctors
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45 doctors
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22 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more anemia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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24 doctors
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25 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more hormonal imbalance patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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16 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more acute renal failure patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more kidney failure patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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28 doctors
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28 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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29 doctors
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28 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more heart failure patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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42 doctors
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41 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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38 doctors
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38 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more urinary tract infection (UTI) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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26 doctors
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26 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more swelling patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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31 doctors
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31 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more pneumonia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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13 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more malnutrition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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53 doctors
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54 doctors
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26 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more dehydration patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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47 doctors
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47 doctors
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23 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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13 doctors
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14 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more gout patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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26 doctors
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26 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more high blood pressure (hypertension) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Higginbotham saw more kidney cyst patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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33 doctors
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32 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw coronary artery disease (CAD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Lafayette area. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more sepsis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more hyponatremia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Lafayette area. Learn more.
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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more cirrhosis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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32 doctors
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33 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Lafayette area. Learn more.
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12 doctors
Top 15%
13 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw hepatitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Lafayette area. Learn more.
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6 doctors
Top 15%
5 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Lafayette area. Learn more.
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26 doctors
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27 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Higginbotham saw more liver condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lafayette area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Higginbotham accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

DTaP vaccine $115 – 207
Electrocardiogram (EKG) $85 – 274
Hepatitis B vaccine $112 – 179

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

Dr. Higginbotham sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
927 E Prudhomme St
Opelousas, LA 70570
1,012 miles away
111 Saint Louis St
Lafayette, LA 70506
1,024 miles away
Office
301 Alcide Dominique Dr
Lafayette, LA 70506
1,024 miles away

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Credentials
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2001

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Mercy Regional Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Lafayette General Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Opelousas General Health System
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • 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
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield