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Patrick Higgins, MD, an Ophthalmologist with Retina Center of New Jersey – Metro Eye Care


Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Patrick Higgins, who serves patients throughout the State of New Jersey.

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Oct 27, 2021 ( – Dr. Higgins has been a practicing vitreous-retinal surgeon specializing in medical and surgical disease in northern New Jersey for the past 18 years and is the Founder of the Retina Center of New Jersey with offices in Bloomfield, North Bergen, Ramsey, Teaneck, Union, and Wayne, New Jersey. In addition, he is an attending physician at Metro Eye Care in Paramus, and Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

The Retina Center of New Jersey was founded in 2010 by Dr. Patrick Higgins in Bloomfield, New Jersey, specializing in diseases/surgery of the retina, vitreous, and macula. They are a leader in comprehensive vitreo-retinal eye care. They strive to provide top-notch care in a comfortable, professional atmosphere. Their state-of-the-art facilities offer the best technology available for all retinal eye care needs.

At Metro Eye Care, their patients’ vision is of utmost importance. Their friendly, professional service, expert medical care, state-of-the-art equipment, and breakthrough techniques ensure the best results that set us apart from others. Their newly renovated state-of-the-art office accommodates multi-specialty medical care with cutting-edge ophthalmic equipment. They are dedicated to serving their patients, addressing their concerns, and exceeding their expectations.

Academically, Dr. Higgins attended the University of Scranton as a pre-med major and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He was selected to the AOE National Honor Society and also played varsity baseball for the University of Scranton for three years. He graduated with his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

Subsequently, he completed an internship at St. Barnabas Medical Center and then returned to UMDNJ where he completed his residency in ophthalmology at the New Jersey Eye Institute. He completed a one-year medical retina fellowship at New York University and a second surgical retina fellowship at the Touro Eye Infirmary.

As a testament to his success, the doctor is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America.

Among his other roles, Dr. Higgins can be found on staff at HMH Hackensack University Medical Center, Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, and Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck.

With extensive experience in research, he has participated in over sixty clinical trials dating back to 1998, which included working on clinical trials for many of the pharmaceuticals that are currently being used as a standard of care in the retina/ophthalmology field today.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. Ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and may perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery.

On a more personal note, Dr. Higgins was born and raised in Nutley, New Jersey where he resided with his family for 33 years. He now resides in Ridgewood, New Jersey with his four children and parents. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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