Dr. Kelly Higgins is an internist practicing in Springfield, IL. Dr. Higgins specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Higgins provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.
Education and Training
Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville 2001
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