Dr. Geoffrey Higgs

Orthopedic Surgery
Richmond, VA
33 years experience male

Locations

Advanced Orthopaedics

Richmond, VA

Address

7858 Shrader Rd., Richmond, VA
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My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

8042739294

Advanced Orthopaedics

Richmond, VA

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Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

110 Answers
64 Agrees
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Low reps: If you are trying to add muscle mass you want to progress up to a heavy weight and then do lower repititions to failure at the higher weight. Shoot ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: Although a hip joint infection is quite a difficult problem it is not typically a sign of cancer. Hip joint infections can occur in a low percentage ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Essential aminoacids: Plant vs animal based proteins tend to differ in that animal based proteins tend to have all 8 of the essential Amino Acids that the body needs in app ... Read More
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Oct 23, 2013
Fast, Fantastic answers to often complex questions, truly an asset to the Medical Community. A true national leader in Orthopedics.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Higgs is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Higgs is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you doctor topical ointments only give temporary relief...I have to live this problem
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Thanks for your quick reply! I'm two months and 5 days after ACL reconstruct, dr. referred topaindr
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

Columbia University/Presbyterian Medical Center

Awards

The Frank E. Stinchfield Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery Research: "for special Qualities in Research Excellence"
The Orren D. Baab Award: "for Academic Excellence, Clinical Profeciency and Capacity for Leadership"
Columbia University Clinical Research Award
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