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Renee A. Higgerson, MD

Attending Physician, PICU

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Renee A. Higgerson, MD

Attending Physician, PICU

Dr. Higgerson lives in Dripping Springs with her husband and the two of her six children who still live at home. She volunteers for several local charities and enjoys live Texas music. She is also a faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics at Dell Medical School.

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  • Pediatric Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation

  • Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
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Provides Care Through

  • Pediatric Critical Care Associates

My Passion for Healthcare

I am passionate about children. I love being around all children, watching them grow and develop and PLAYING! Working in the pediatric intensive care unit allows me to help even the sickest kids get back to the job of being a kid.

Services I Provide

  1. Non-Invasive Respiratory Support
  2. Mechanical Ventilation
  3. Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  4. Sedation for Bedside Procedures
  5. Management of Traumatic Injury
  6. Management of Congenital Heart Disease
  7. Management of Shock

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    University of Miami - Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

  • Internship

    University of Miami Hosp & Clinics, Miami, FL

  • Residency

    Shands Hospital at University of FL, Gainesville, FL

  • Fellowship

    Shands Hospital at University of FL, Gainesville, FL

  • Board Certification

    AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

My Clinical Focus

I work in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, taking care of the sickest children of all ages. I specialize in ventilator management, pediatric trauma care and severe infections. I also enjoy research and have written many articles about a variety of problems in critically ill children. My current research focus is on the effects that emotional stress caused by a critical illness can have on a patient and their family.


  1. Physician Leadership Board at Dell Children's Medical Center
  2. Society of Critical Care Medicine
  3. Texas Medical Association
  4. Travis County Medical Association
  5. Trustee, Children's Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees

Why Choose Dell Children's

Dell Children's offers a different brand of healthcare. We call it personalized care. We believe in showing everyone dignity and respect while providing the best care possible for the children we serve.

We are the premier healthcare provider for children and adolescents in Central Texas. While Dell Children's Medical Center is the cornerstone of our pediatric care, our doctors, nurses and associates work in schools, clinics, programs and practices throughout the community to deliver excellent care and better health for our children.

We provide a range of health services to keep your children healthy. We are advancing healthcare and improving lives with easy clinical visits for everyday illnesses, school district and county health partnerships, in-hospital playtime through our child life program, community outreach events and innovative medical treatments for complex and specialized illnesses.

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