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Leah Higginbotham, D.O., FAAP


Dr Leah Higginbotham is the newest addition to the Riverside family. She was born and raised in Minnesota but now considers herself a southern transplant. She graduated medical school from Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, TX. She completed her residency at the Childers’s Hospital of Alabama in Birmingham and was in private practice in Nashville, TN prior to joining Riverside Pediatrics in 2009. She is board certified in pediatrics through the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow with the American Academy of Pediatrics. She enjoys practice in all areas of pediatrics but she especially enjoys the relationships that develop with families as their children grow and mature. She is an advocate of early reading and encourages parents to read to their children daily.

Living in Johnson City, TN she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. Often you may see her at her daughter's swim meet or a Girl Scout event. Her family enjoys participating in the many outdoor activities that the area has to offer and she nurtures her musical side by taking piano lessons.

Schedule an appointment: (423) 547-9400