Higgins named to CMMC staff


LEWISTON — Peter J. Higgins, M.D., an interventional cardiologist, has been appointed to the Central Maine Medical Center medical staff. He is practicing with Central Maine Heart Associates, at the main offices at the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute in Lewiston.

An interventional cardiologist diagnoses and treats cardiovascular disease and heart conditions using catheter-based procedures, such as angioplasty and stenting.

He comes to the greater Lewiston-Auburn area from Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia, Ga., where he directed the cardiac catheterization service.

He has practiced cardiology at Maine Medical Center and Mercy Hospital in Portland, MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta and Waterville and Inland Hospital in Waterville.

He is a fellow of the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention, the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Vascular Medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Central Maine Heart Associates can be reached at 753-3900.