Mackenzie Higgins M.D.

Dr. Higgins is a highly skilled and compassionate ophthalmologist specializing in cornea and externa disease. She was born in Nebraska and raised in Tennessee, where she developed a deep appreciation for the importance of community and helping others.

Higgins receive her Doctorate of Medicine at Saint Louis University in Missouri where she graduated with several honors, including being inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. After completing her residency at the University of Virginia, she pursued a fellowship in cornea and external disease at Wake Forest Baptist Health.

She has a special interest in cornea transplant, cornea refractive surgery, cataract surgery, and ocular surface disease. Throughout her training she has participated in community and global outreach programs – most recently on a medical brigade to Honduras. In her free time, Dr. Higgins taking nature walks with her puppy and her husband.


• Doctorate of medicine from Saint Louis University

• Residency in ophthalmology at the University of Virginia

• Fellowships in cornea and external disease at Wake Forest Baptist Health

• Undergraduate studies at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Al

Appts Richmond
(804) 287-4216
Richmond Toll Free
(800) 348-2393
After Hours
(804) 257-5116
Fax Number
(804) 287-4210
Referring Provider
(804) 287-4700
Referring Provider Fax
(804) 282-1967

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