Clara Higgins, DO, FACOS, is a general surgeon with years of experience as a trauma surgeon.
She joined Wellmont Medical Associates Surgery in Rogersville, Tennessee, after practicing in a successful solo practice in Delaware for 14 years and serving as trauma director for a small, busy hospital there.
Dr. Higgins provides a full range of general surgical needs, ranging from gallbladders and hernias to thyroid and laparoscopic surgeries. She also performs laparoscopic surgery involving the bowel, as well as upper endoscopies and colonoscopies.
And as a female surgeon, Dr. Higgins has special interest in breast health and treatment of breast cancer, and she served as a medical board member for the Delaware breast cancer coalition for six years.
Most importantly, she is committed to communicating with her patients and providing them with the most appropriate and highest-quality care possible.
As part of Wellmont Medical Associates, Dr. Higgins' patients have seamless access to the services and facilities of Wellmont Health System.