“An important role as a physician is helping patients understand their chronic medical issues allowing them to be a more active participant in their care, which ensures that both their physical and emotional needs are better met and helps them lead as healthy and productive lives as possible.”

委员会认证

  • 内科医学

专业领域

  • Annual Exams and Preventative Care
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Complex Medical Conditions
  • 妇女的健康

教育

Internship and Residency

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
内科医学
弗吉尼亚州朴茨茅斯
一九九六年及一九九八年

医学院

Eastern Virginia 医学院
医学博士
弗吉尼亚州诺福克
1995

Undergraduate School

Old Dominion University
Bachelor of Science in Biology
弗吉尼亚州诺福克
1992

Hospital Affiliated With

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center

Professional Associations

American College of Physicians (ACP)
成员
2001年至今

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AΩA)
成员
1995年至今

Chesapeake Medical Society
成员

服务工作

Dr. 希金斯 grew up in Chesapeake and enjoys giving back to her community as a physician volunteer at the Chesapeake Care Clinic which provides health care to adults with no available insurance.

个人利益

In her leisure time, Dr. 希金斯 enjoys spending time with her family, running, and working in her yard.

传记

Dr. 希金斯 received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Old Dominion University in 弗吉尼亚州诺福克. She then completed her medical education at Eastern VA 医学院 in 1995. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society. She completed her residency training in 内科医学 at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in 弗吉尼亚州朴茨茅斯. Dr. 希金斯 then served as an attending Internist at both Guam Naval Hospital and Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. 2002年,博士. 希金斯 left the Navy for civilian practice and joined Chesapeake Internists where she continues to enjoy providing comprehensive and compassionate care to her patients. Dr. 希金斯 is board certified in internal medicine. Areas of clinical expertise include diabetes, 高血压, 高脂血症, 妇女的健康, preventive medicine and annual physical exams, emotional health (depression/anxiety), 甲状腺疾病