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Jason A. Higgins, M.D.

Fellowship Training

Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Southern California Orthopaedic Institute (SCOI)

Residency

Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center

Externship

Australia as Chief Resident learning different techniques from surgeons abroad

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Professional Societies

American Medical Association
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Louisiana Medical Society
Lafourche Parish Medical Society
Louisiana Orthopaedic Association
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Research/Experience/Community Service

Dr. Higgins participated in a variety of research projects and publications in both trauma and sports medicine. He also wrote a textbook chapter for shoulder arthroscopy. Dr. Higgins has extensive experience treating athletic injuries and has been credited as an instructor of orthopaedic surgery, teaching shoulder arthroscopy techniques to other orthopaedic surgeons. Dr. Higgins served as the team physician for several high schools and universities including the University of Oklahoma. He currently consults for a number of NFL players with injuries.

Hobbies

Outside of the office, Dr. Higgins enjoys time with family, fishing, jogging, hunting, golf and travel.

Appointments for Consultation

Jason A. Higgins, M.D. is available to see patients at orthoLA in Thibodaux, Raceland and Houma. For an appointment, call 985.625.2200.