Peter J Higgins M.D.
Cardiologist | Interventional Cardiology101 Harris Industrial Blvd Suite 1 Vidalia GA, 30474
Dr. Peter Higgins is a cardiologist practicing in Vidalia, GA. Dr. Higgins specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Higgins also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Education and Training
Georgetown Univ Sch of Med, Washington Dc 1991
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
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