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Dr. Patrick Higgins, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.4 (89)
Map Pin Small Bloomfield, NJ
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Patrick Higgins, MD

Dr. Patrick Higgins, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Bloomfield, NJ. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center. Dr. Higgins, completed a residency at Nyu Hospitals Center|St Barnabas Medical Center|Umdnj New Jersey Med School. Patients rated Dr. Higgins an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Higgins works at Practice in Bloomfield, NJ with other offices in North Bergen, NJ, Union, NJ and Teaneck, NJ. They frequently treat conditions like Retinal Vascular Occlusion, Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Higgins' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Affordable Care Eye Physician Network
    1255 Broad St Ste 104, Bloomfield, NJ 07003 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (973) 707-5632
  2. 2
    Office
    6121 Kennedy Blvd, North Bergen, NJ 07047 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (201) 766-5151
  3. 3
    Office
    1095 Morris Ave Ste 103A, Union, NJ 07083 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (908) 312-1001
  4. 4
    Office
    1086 Teaneck Rd Ste 2A, Teaneck, NJ 07666 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (201) 871-3414

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  • Clara Maass Medical Center

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Retinal Vascular Occlusion
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Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens

Treatment frequency



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Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Floaters
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Hypertensive Retinopathy
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Retinal Ischemia
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Bell's Palsy
Brow Ptosis
Cataract
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Chorioretinal Scars
Choroidal Dystrophy
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Corneal Diseases
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Dislocation of Lens
Disorder of Choroid
Drusen
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Dry Eyes
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Esotropia
Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Hypotony of Eye
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinoschisis
Senile Cataracts
Staphyloma Posticum
Strabismus
Tear Duct Disorders
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Accommodation Disorders
Acute Endophthalmitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Black Eye
Blepharitis
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chalazion
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetes
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Diabetic Eye Disease
Diplopia
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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Endophthalmitis
Exotropia
Eye Cancer
Eye Melanoma
Eye Pain
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Eyeball Contusion
Farsightedness
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Headache
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Hordeolum
Hypertropia
Hyphema
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Hypopyon
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Hypotropia
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Iridocyclitis
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Keratitis
Macular Pucker
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Migraine
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Nearsightedness
Non-Magnetic Retained Intraocular Foreign Body
Nystagmus
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Orbital Cellulitis
Paralytic Strabismus
Pars Planitis
Pinguecula
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Pterygium
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retina Diseases
Retinal Artery Occlusion
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Detachment
Retinal Hemangioma
Retinal Tear
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinopathy
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Serous Detachment Retina
Stye
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Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Visual Migraine
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cornea Surgery
Cornea Transplant
Eye Examination
Eye Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Iridectomy
Iris Biopsy
Laser Surgery
Ocular Prosthetics
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Photocoagulation
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Repair of Eye Laceration
Repair of Retinal Detachment
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Retina and Vitreous Surgery
Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
Vision Screening
Vitrectomy
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    4.4
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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1285642470
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • NYU Langone Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Nyu Hospitals Center|St Barnabas Medical Center|Umdnj New Jersey Med School
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Higgins has seen patients for Retinal Vascular Occlusion, Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Higgins on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    89 patients have reviewed Dr. Higgins. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Higgins.

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