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Leah Higginbotham, D.O., F.A.A.P.



Dr Leah Higginbotham joined Riverside Pediatrics in 2009. 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’ Hospital of Alabama in Birmingham and spent a few years practicing in Nashville before making her home in East Tennessee. 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 she develops 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. They enjoy outdoor activities and traveling. She is also an avid Disney fan and enjoys talking to her patients about their Disney adventures.


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