University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Radiology

Bio for Timothy Higgins, M.D.

Timothy Higgins, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology


Contact Information
E-mail: Timothy.J.Higgins@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Radiology, MFU-Patrick Rm 117

Education

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA   MD  1990 – 1994
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, BA Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude  1987 – 1989
Pennsylvania State University 1985 – 1987

Postdoctoral Training

Residency: Dartmouth Family Practice - Family Practice
Residency: Fletcher Allen Health Care - Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: Children's Hospital, Boston - Pediatric Radiology
Fellowship in Pediatric Radiology, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA 2006 – 2007

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Radiology

Clinical Appointments

Section Head, Pediatric Radiology Division, University of Vermont Medical Center   2011- present

Membership

SPR (Society for Pediatric Radiology)
RSNA ( Radiological Society of North America)
NEERS ( New England Roentgen Ray Society , Inc)

Publications

Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Mar; 41(3):394-6. Epub 2010 Oct 23 “Appearance of the delta phalanx (longitudinally bracketed epiphysis) with MR imaging. Johnson JM, Higgins, TJ, Lemos D.  Source: Division of Pediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, Fletcher Allen Health Care, 111 Colchester Ave., Burlington, VT 05446, USA.

J Pediatr Hematol Oncol.  2011 Jan;33(1):25-30.A phase 1 study of nifurtimox in patients with relapsed / refractory neuroblastoma. Saulnier Sholler GL, Bergendahl GM, Brard L, Singh AP, Heath BW, Bingham PM, Ashikaga T,  Kamen BA, Homans AC, Slavik MA, Lenox SR, Higgins TJ, Ferguson WS. Source:  Department of Pediatrics, Vermont Children’s Hospital, Burlington, VT, USA.

AJR American Journal of Roentgenol 2012 Jun;198(6):1424-30
Ultrafast 3-T MRI in the evaluation of children with acute lower abdominal pain for the detection of appendicitis.  Johnson AK, Filippi CG, Andrews T, Higgins T, Tam J, Keating D, Ashikaga T, Braff SP, Gallant J.  Dept of Radiology, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT, USA.