Home >> The American Heart Association Recognizes Dr. Charles Higgins
The American Heart Association Recognizes Dr. Charles Higgins
Dr. Charles Higgins, Distinguished Scientist Award
September 21, 2012
Charles Higgins, MD is honored with the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Heart Association.
Charles B. Higgins, MD, is an expert in cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging, congenital heart disease, ischemic heart disease, acquired heart disease, thoracic aortic disease, and contrast media. Dr. Higgins earned a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. He completed residencies at the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of California, San Diego, and he completed a fellowship in cardiovascular radiology at Stanford University. Dr. Higgins has received the RSNA Research and Education Foundation Outstanding Research Award as well as the Fisher Award from the Contrast Media Research Group. Dr. Higgins has served on the board of the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance since 2000 and recently served as its president.