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H. William Higgins II, MD

H. William Higgins II, MD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic Surgery

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CLINICAL LOCATION:

Providence (RIH)

EDUCATION/DEGREES:

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Facial Reconstruction Fellowshiip, Yale University
  • Chief Resident – Dermatology, Brown University
  • Resident – Dermatology, Brown University
  • Intern – Internal Medicine, Yale University
  • Medical Degree – Florida State University College of Medicine

BOARD CERTIFICATION(S)/FELLOWSHIP(S):

  • Board Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Facial Reconstruction

HOSPITAL AFFILITATIONS:

Rhode Island Hospital

AWARDS:

  • Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society, Florida State University College of Medicine, recognizes academic excellence during medical school
  • Excellence in Academics Award, Florida State University College of Medicine, Award for the student with the highest grade point average during the first two years of medical school
  • Honors grade achieved in all third year core clinical rotations, Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Young Investigator Writing Competition, Senior Author
  • Women’s Dermatology Society Leadership Development Forum Scholarship
  • Haffenreffer Lifespan House Staff Excellence Award, the largest and longest standing residency award at Rhode Island Hospital that recognizes the resident/fellow who demonstrated exceptional qualities in areas of clinical service, leadership, stewardship, and scholarly activity during their training
  • American Academy of Dermatology Leadership Development Forum, selected as one of 60 dermatologists nationwide to participate in a forum on leadership development
  • Dermatology Foundation, Clinical Career Development Award in Dermatologic Society
  • American Academy of Dermatology Academic Dermatology Leadership Program, selected as one of 15 dermatologists nationwide for a one year program in academic leadership
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Future Leaders Network, selected as one of 7 dermatologists nationwide for a one year intensive program in management and project development
  • Outstanding Service Award, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS:

  • President – Rhode Island Dermatology Society
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Association of Professors of Dermatology

CURRENT VOLUNTEER EFFORTS:

Reviewer: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Journal of Dermatologic Surgery JAMA Dermatology

HOBBIES:

A Capella, CrossFit, Crew, Exploring beautiful New England with my wife and children

SPECIALTIES

  • Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Melanoma
  • Epidemiology
  • Skin cancer
  • Health disparities
  • Cutaneous imaging devices
  • Lasers

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