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William Higgins

Dr. William J. Higgins , MD

OVERVIEW

Dr. Higgins serves as the Vice President and Regional Executive Medical Director of the New York Presbyterian Medical Group in Hudson Valley and Westchester. Prior to this, he served as the Vice President of Medical Affairs at NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital since 2011. Over the years, Dr. Higgins has been active on many committees including Peer Review, Credentialing, Bylaws, Ethics and others.Apart from his administrative duties, Dr. Higgins has maintained a thriving medical practice with his wife, Ellen, a Nurse Practitioner in the NYPMG, for 26 years. He was a clinical preceptor at New York Medical College in Valhalla. Dr. Higgins is well respected in Hudson Valley’s senior community and was appointed by the Governor of the State of New York to sit on New York State Coordinating Council for Services Related to Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. He is a past director of the Hudson Valley region of the Alzheimer’s Association.Dr. Higgins obtained his Medical Degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine and did his residency and fellowship training at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He completed his MBA at UMASS-Amherst and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine."It is a privilege and honor not only to deliver health care in a world renowned health care institution, but also work along colleagues that place quality, patient safety, and health outcomes as our priority. "
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PATIENT'S PERSPECTIVE

Courteous staff

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RATINGS AND REVIEWS

Dr. Higgins' Rating
2 Ratings with 2 Reviews
Patient Perspective
1.0 Explains conditions and treatments
1.0 Takes time to answer my questions
n/a Provides follow-up as needed
Office Rating
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1756 Route 9D Suite Newyork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley, Cold Spring, NY, 10516
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1.0 Office cleanliness
5.0 Courteous staff
1.0 Scheduling flexibility
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
1756 Route 9D Suite Newyork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley
Cold Spring, NY, 10516
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"No review. You state that he "accepts new patients" but that is not the case. I called last year and last month. A receptionist stated on both occasions, in no uncertain terms, that he was no longer accepting new patients. He was very well recommended to me. Update your records."
  • April 21, 2022
"Scary"
  • April 18, 2022

LOCATIONS

NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley - Cold Spring
1756 Route 9D Suite Newyork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley
Cold Spring, NY, 10516
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted

SPECIALTIES

  • Internal Medicine

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Medical School
George Washington University School Of Medicine & Health Sciences
Graduated 1986
Residency
Lenox Hill Hospital

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED  (19)

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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • AETNA
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CIGNA
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • TRICARE
  • Unicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare
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