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James Higgins M.D.

James Higgins M.D.

(806) 725-5830
Primary Specialties
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Affiliations
    Covenant Medical Group
    Covenant Children's Hospital
    Covenant Health Partners
    Practice Started
    July 1994
    Primary Office
    Medical Office Building
    4102 24th Street, Suite 508
    Lubbock, TX 79410
    (806) 725-5837

    Experience & Education

    Bachelor of Science - Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 1984
    MD Degree - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine 1988
    Pediatric Internship - University Medical Center, Lubbock, TX July 1988-June 1989
    Pediatric Residency - University Medical Center, Lubbock, TX July 1989-June 1991
    Chief Resident in Pediatrics - University Medical Center, Lubbock, TX July 1990-June 1991
    Fellow, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition- Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio - July 1991-June 1994

    Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Excellence in Teaching TTUHSC, March 2012

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Higgins is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Covenant Women’s and Children’s. He is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics for Texas Tech Health Sciences Center committed to compassionate, high-quality care with an emphasis on healthy lifestyles for the entire family.

    Board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology by the American Board of Pediatrics and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Dr. Higgins holds licensure in the states of Texas and Ohio. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, American Gastroenterology Association, and North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

    Dr. Higgins completed his residency in pediatrics at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, where he was chief resident of pediatrics in 1990. He completed a pediatric internship at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati.

    Areas of Interest

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease, constipation and childhood obesity

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