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David Higgins MD, FAAP

Dr. Higgins graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 2013, following undergraduate degrees from Colorado State University in biochemistry and microbiology. During medical school, Dr. Higgins was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and earned the Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, along with several prestigious scholarships. He completed his pediatric internship and residency at Seattle Children’s Hospital/University of Washington, where he was the Associate Chief Resident. Prior to joining Advanced Pediatrics in 2017, Dr. Higgins worked as a Pediatrician in the Denver Metro Area. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatricians and a Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado. His special pediatric interests are varied – but include newborn care, sports medicine, asthma, and cardiology. In his spare time, Dr. Higgins volunteers at the Healthy Beginnings Clinic at Warren Village, and is actively involved in the Children’s Ministry at his church. His personal interests include supporting Colorado sports teams, running, hiking, biking, skiing, fly-fishing, and doing anything outdoors. He and his wife have two daughters and a chocolate lab. 

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