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James Higgins, MD

James Higgins, MD

Primary Specialties
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Covenant Children's Hospital
  • Covenant Health Partners
  • Covenant Medical Group

4102 24th St., Suite 401
Lubbock, TX 79410
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Phone (806) 725-5830

  • Office Information

    Primary Office

    4102 24th St., Suite 401
    Lubbock, TX 79410
    Get Directions

    (806) 725-5830

    (806) 725-5837

  • About

    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.

  • Experience

    Areas of Interest

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

  • Awards


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