Dr. Higgins’s Surgical Outcomes Report: 2015

Larry D. Higgins, MD

This data represents the surgical complications and accounting for Dr. Higgins during the year of 2015.


Physician Overview for the Year 2015:

  1. Dr. Higgins performed 505 surgeries throughout the year 2015
  2. Of the 505 operations, 93 were revisions and 412 were primary surgeries.

Dr. Higgins’ 2015 surgeries are organized by type below:

LDH cases table

LDH pie chart cases

LDH primary vs revision2015 Surgical Outcomes Report: Complications

Reported below are all of Dr. Higgins’ discovered complications during the 2015 calendar year. Of the 505 surgeries Dr. Higgins performed, 12 patients (2.37%) were found to have experienced a complication. Please see the data depicted below.

LDH complications table

LDH complication rate

Management of Complications

How many surgeries required readmission?

Note that itemized details for each complication case are found in the “Complications by Type” section.

LDH readmission

Of the original complications, how many have been completely resolved? The chart below shows this information.

LDH ongoing vs resolved

Complication Details by Type

In the spirit of transparency and accountability, BSI is moving to provide the most detail possible for each complication. This unique feature enables patients to be fully informed. Each of Dr. Higgins’ 2015 complications is detailed below, along with whether it is resolved or ongoing. Wherever possible, the patient’s level of satisfaction with their shoulder is included. The complications are itemized by type.

LDH nerveLDH infectionLDH failed hardwareLDH Failed RCRLDH intra opLDH other