Careers With St. Joseph Health

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They form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Health and are the prime reason we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.

Recent News

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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Giving back to the community. St. Joseph Health System Office

James Higgins, MD

Specialty
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
Address
Medical Office Bldg.
4102 24th St.
Suite 401
Lubbock, TX 79410

Primary Office

Address
Medical Office Bldg.
4102 24th St.
Suite 401
Lubbock, TX 79410
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Phone
(806) 725-5830
Fax
(806) 725-5837

More Information

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Covenant Children's Hospital
  • Covenant Health Partners
  • Covenant Medical Group

Video

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Areas of Interest

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease, constipation and childhood obesity

  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    Dr. Higgins is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Covenant Women’s and Children’s. He is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics for Texas Tech Health Sciences Center committed to compassionate, high-quality care with an emphasis on healthy lifestyles for the entire family.

    Board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology by the American Board of Pediatrics and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Dr. Higgins holds licensure in the states of Texas and Ohio. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, American Gastroenterology Association, and North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

    Dr. Higgins completed his residency in pediatrics at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, where he was chief resident of pediatrics in 1990. He completed a pediatric internship at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati.