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Dr. Raphael Higginbotham, MD

Nephrology*
5.0 (4)
Map Pin Small Lafayette, LA
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Raphael Higginbotham, MD

Dr. Raphael Higginbotham, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Lafayette, LA. They specialize in Nephrology, has 23 years of experience. They graduated from LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY / ALEXANDRIA CAMPUS and is affiliated with Savoy Medical Center, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Abbeville General Hospital, Acadia-Saint Landry Hospital, Franklin Foundation Hospital, Iberia Medical Center, Mercy Regional Medical Center, Ochsner Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital, Ochsner Acadia General Hospital, Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center, Ochsner St. Martin Hospital and Opelousas General Health System. Patients rated Dr. Higginbotham an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Higginbotham works at Practice in Lafayette, LA with other offices in Breaux Bridge, LA, Sunset, LA and Ville Platte, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Nephritis and Nephropathy, Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease and Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Higginbotham's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Kidney Treatment Options Center of Lafayette
    301 Alcide Dominique Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 234-7125
  2. 2
    Office
    100 Champagne Blvd, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 332-6813
  3. 3
    Fmc Dialysis Services Sunset
    115 Acorn Dr, Sunset, LA 70584 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 662-3702
  4. 4
    Fmc Dialysis Services Ville Platte
    616 Jack Miller Rd, Ville Platte, LA 70586 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 363-1275

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Savoy Medical Center
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
  • Abbeville General Hospital
  • Acadia-Saint Landry Hospital
  • Franklin Foundation Hospital
  • Iberia Medical Center
  • Mercy Regional Medical Center
  • Ochsner Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital
  • Ochsner Acadia General Hospital
  • Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center
  • Ochsner St. Martin Hospital
  • Opelousas General Health System

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Nephritis and Nephropathy
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease

Treatment frequency



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Nephritis and Nephropathy
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Acidosis
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Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Hyperkalemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Proteinuria
Vitamin D Deficiency
Hypercalcemia
Hypokalemia
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Acute Kidney Failure
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
End-Stage Renal Disease
Gout
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Hypertension
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Kidney Stones
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Acute Glomerulonephritis
Acute Kidney Infection
Alkalosis
Amyloidosis
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Nephritic Syndrome
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Dehydration
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hydronephrosis
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Kidney Hypertrophy
Kidney Infection
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
Nephrotic Syndrome
Rhabdomyolysis
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Small Kidney
Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Hemodialysis
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Plasmapheresis
Renal Scan
Ultrasound, Kidney
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    About Dr. Raphael Higginbotham, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1477507531
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY / ALEXANDRIA CAMPUS
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Raphael Higginbotham, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Higginbotham is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Higginbotham has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Higginbotham has seen patients for Nephritis and Nephropathy, Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease and Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Higginbotham on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Higginbotham. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Higginbotham.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Higginbotham, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Higginbotham appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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