April 30 – Dr. Michael W.Higgins DO of Hernando Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgery

Dr. Michael Higgins is a native Floridian, who is returning to the sunshine state after completing extensive training in Orthopaedic Surgery and Spinal Surgery in New York. He obtained undergraduate degrees in both Physical Therapist Assisting (AA/AS) at Broward Community College and Physical Therapy (B.S.) at Florida International University. He attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating with his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine in 1996. Dr. Higgins served as Chief Intern during his rotating internship year at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, Florida. His residency consisted of 1 year of general surgery followed by 4 years of Orthopaedic Surgery at Peninsula Hospital Consortium. He continued his training at the prestigious NYU/Hospital for Joint Disease Spine Surgery Fellowship in New York City.