William Higgins, MD

William Higgins, MD Specialties: Obesity Medicine, Internal Medicine

William Higgins, MD
Specialties: Obesity Medicine, Internal Medicine
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Address

NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley - Cold Spring
1756 Route 9D
2nd Floor
Cold Spring, NY 10516
US

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Insurances Accepted

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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Agewell Medicare
  • Amerigroup
  • Amida Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem HMO, PPO, Indemnity
  • ArchCare Advantage HMO
  • Beechstreet
  • Beechstreet Medichoice
  • Centerlight
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • Elderplan FIDA
  • Emblem Health GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Healthfirst
  • Magnacare Commercial
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Metro
  • Oxford Mosaic
  • Pacificare National
  • Pacificare PPO
  • The Empire Plan
  • TRICARE
  • TRICARE HMO, POS, EPO, PPO
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health Commercial; Medicaid; HARP; Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare COMMUNITY PLAN
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • Vytra Healthcare HMO, PPO
  • WellCare
  • WellCare CHP
  • WellCare American Progressive Life
  • WellCare Medicaid, HARP
  • WellCare Medicare
  • WellCare MTLC

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About William Higgins, MD

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 s...
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. "

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Expertise

  • Alzeimer's Disease & Geriatric Medicine

  • Diet

  • Exercise and Aging

  • Wellness

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English

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