BRENDAN T. HIGGINS, MD, MS

Specialty: Sports Medicine & Hip Preservation

BRENDAN T. HIGGINS, MD, MS

Specialty: Sports Medicine & Hip Preservation

Contact

Specialty

Sports Medicine

Locations

Education

>The Steadman Clinic/Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Vail, CO - Fellowship, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
>Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH - Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
>The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH - Master of Science, Health Leadership
>Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC - Doctor of Medicine
>United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD - Bachelor of Science

Certifications & Affiliations

Affiliations

Concord Hospital
Orthopaedic Surgery Center - Derry
Orthopaedic Surgery Center - Concord
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Physician

Bishop Brady High School, Concord High School, Merrimack Valley High School, Pembroke Academy, Pinkerton Academy, Proctor Academy, St. Paul's School


Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS)
New Hampshire Medical Society
New Hampshire Orthopaedic Society

Presentations & Publications

Podcasts

Dr. Higgins speaks about ACL injuries, prevention and his work with US Ski and Snowboard.


Publications

  • Altinas B, Pitta R, Fritz E, Higgins B, Millett P. Technique for Type IV Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior (SLAP) Lesion Repair. Arthroscopy Techniques: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 2018:7(4):337-342.
  • Barlow D, Higgins B, Ozanne E, Tosteson A, Pearson A. Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Operative vs. Non-Operative Treatment of Geriatric Type-II Odontoid Fractures. Spine. 2016:41(7):610-617.
  • Higgins BT, McNeil MG, Ames JB. Osseous Regrowth at the Head/Neck Junction after Arthroscopic Labral Repair and Osteochondroplasty in the Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement. Dartmouth Orthopaedic Journal. 2015(2):46-50.
  • Higgins BT, Barlow DR, Heagerty NE, Lin TJ. Anterior vs. Posterior Approach for Total Hip Arthroplasty, A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Arthroplasty. 2015;30(3):419-434.
  • Higgins BT, Teixeira RP, Johnson AR, Carrino JA, McFarland EG. Subscapularis strain from swinging a baseball bat in an adolescent with closed physis. Sports Health. 2011;3(3):283-286.
  • Johnson AR, Higgins BT, Teixeira RP, Garzon-Muvdi J, McFarland EG. Proximal biceps tendon tear in an adolescent tennis player. Am J Orthop. 2013;42(3):E18-20
  • Teixeira RP, Johnson AR, Higgins BT, Carrino JA, McFarland EG. Fly fishing-related lesser tuberosity avulsion in an adolescent. Orthopedics. 2012;35(5):e748-751.

Presentations

  • Evidence in FAI Syndrome. International Society for Hip Arthroscopy. ISHA Madrid 2019.
  • Biceps Tenodesis: Proximal and Distal. American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. AOSSM Cutting Edge 2019.
  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Operative vs. Non-Operative Treatment of Geriatric Type-II Odontoid Fractures. Cervical Spine Research Society Annual Meeting.
  • Anterior vs. Posterior Approach for Total Hip Arthroplasty, A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. International Congress of Joint Reconstruction Pan Pacific Meeting.
  • The ACL: Anatomy, Function, Mechanism for Injury and Injury Prevention. Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy.
  • ACL Injury Prevention Programs. Steadman Philippon Research Institute Grand Rounds.
  • A History of Military Orthopaedics. DHMC Orthopaedic Grand Rounds.

Interests

Clinical Interests

Hip arthroscopy and femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), shoulder arthroscopy, shoulder instability, shoulder arthritis, shoulder replacement, rotator cuff repair, knee arthroscopy, ACL reconstruction, multi-ligament knee injury, meniscus repair, cartilage resurfacing, knee alignment correction, biceps tendon rupture, trauma

Dr. Higgins with US Olympic Team members Alice Merryweather, Stacey Cook,
Alice McKennis and Breezy Johnson (L to R),
while providing medical coverage
during pre-season training in Chile.


Interests / Hobbies

Hiking, camping, mountain biking, skiing, travel, family

Testimonials

  • Dr. Higgins cared about my case

    I felt the orthopaedic doctor, Dr. Higgins, took time, consulted others and cared about my case. That was reassuring when I could not have my own doctor from home.

    - Maureen | Concord, NH

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