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Ratings for Dr. Laurence D. Higgins

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Dr. Higgins is in high demand. Expect a long wait to see him. So what, pack a lunch, he's worth the wait. Dr. Higgins repaired my son's completely torn and severely retracted pectoralis muscle injury sustained playing college football. Two local surgeons said it couldn't be repaired and projected a poor outcome at an attempt to repair. Dr. Higgins, without reservation, confidently did a very complex repair with excessive scar tissue removal and cadaver grafting, long OR case with an expected long recovery. My son had little post op pain requiring no narcotics and breezed through PT. Within 6 months he had full ROM, no pain and full strength back in the weight room. At one year he is perfect. Dr Higgins is very skilled, his approach to my son at every visit was professional and he cared. His staff was also attentive and extremely knowledgeable. Excellent service overall. We did not experience any of the negative reviews below whatsoever.

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flag | Submitted January 27, 2017

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Long waits every time... can't ever talk to him just his staff. Gave up on my case & in this day & age athletes are put back together & are playing their respective sports but not so lucky am I. Need a new shoulder guy/gal who can put me back in the game of life. ☹️

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flag | Submitted December 23, 2016

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Late, rude inattentive and arrogant. Seems to get good results

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flag | Submitted November 26, 2016

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I am a male around 30 years old. I had a severe shoulder injury that required a fairly invasive surgery and a reconstruction of the socket (Latarjet protocol). I had dislocated the shoulder a dozen times. It was so unstable I could dislocate it yawning or catching a football overhead. Dr. Higgins was recommended to me by a physical therapist at Mass General, who said he was one of the best surgeons around. He seemed very knowledgeable and thoroughly answered a long list of questions that I had. The surgery went very well. I have not dislocated it in the years since the surgery, nor had any other problems. I have been playing sports, lifting weights, etc, without any problems. The surgery was a complete success.

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Submitted September 15, 2016

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I'm a 49 year old female and had only shoulder impingements, MRI results showed there is no tear on my rotator cuffs what so ever. Dr, Higgins suggested to do a debridement and sub-acromion decompression and I agreed. On the day of surgery while they where getting me ready for surgery he made me to sign a form to do 4 procedures including cutting my biceps LHB with all different protocol $$$. I was under anesthesia medication and didn't think of it much so I signed it. after 5 weeks in sling and starting PT I realized major changes on my arm, a lot of pain day and night. Now 8 months past and I have lost all my strength on my right arm and got a popeyed biceps. I did another MRI 3 weeks ago and last week I had an appointment with another well known orthopedic surgeon, after comparing my MRI from before and after surgery he was shaking his head and couldn't believe what he has done to me ........ now I' have to do more surgery. Dr, Higgins is just too busy to pay attention to details, busy with students and residents, waiting 2 hours to see him for 5 min. I deeply regret going to Dr. Higgins..........Be very careful and good luck

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flag | Submitted July 18, 2016

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Had a 12:40 appt it is now 2:35 . I know he good but should snyone have to wait over 2 hours!!!! To see their doctor ? I am or a new patient so i know he runs skittle late but this is Ridiculous !!!!!

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flag | Submitted December 30, 2015

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I am not even sure Dr. Higgins looked at my chart much less my MRI. I was not impressed. His treatment plan was rote and did not deal with my shoulder problems or their source. I went to another surgeon who actually listened and whose treatment plan was spot on.

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flag | Submitted August 13, 2015

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Great surgeon. have seen progress that wasn't there before. He listens and was able to compromise with me. The only negative is, if you a are not the first appointment your appointment will be late

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flag | Submitted July 8, 2015

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The best of the best, Dr. Higgins repaired my shoulder, which was an absolute mess from an accident. He is an incredibly skilled surgeon and has a great bedside manner. I couldn't be happier with my choice and with my results. I would recommend Dr. Higgins and his staff to anyone , they won't be disappointed....

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flag | Submitted November 19, 2014

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He is sooo into himself. You are only a number to him. It is all about volume and $$$$!!!

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flag | Submitted October 17, 2014

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  • State University Of New York At Stony Brook, School Of Medicine (Grad. 1992)

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