Steven L. Higgins, MD, FHRS
Steven Higgins, MD is board certified in 3 disciplines including cardiac electrophysiology. He graduated from University of Rochester School of Medicine And Dentistry in 1979 with distinction (AOA Honor Society). He has been at Scripps La Jolla for over 30 years, currently serving as the Director of Electrophysiology and the immediate past Chairman of the Department of Cardiology (with over 120 physician members).
Dr. Higgins has been recognized as an international expert in cardiac rhythm management. Awards include:
Pioneer in the Implantable Defibrillator (one of 30 internationally honored)
Numerous "Top Doctors" awards
Meet the Experts speaker at major cardiology meetings (ACC, HRS, etc.)
Over 150 published articles in major medical journals
Founding member and Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society
Dr. Higgins specializes in the field of Cardiac Electrophysiology (irregular heart rhythms) and performs office and hospital consultations.