Combining exceptional skill, experience, and an easy-going demeanor that puts his patients at ease, Dr. Terrence Higgins is a founding partner of Plastic Surgery Associates, the premier group of plastic surgeons in Las Vegas. Dr. Higgins is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and specializes in mommy makeover procedures, including breast augmentation, and facial rejuvenation. A Las Vegas native, Dr. Higgins realized his dream of returning home to establish a successful plastic surgery practice.

If you’re considering a plastic surgery procedure, such as a tummy tuck, here in Las Vegas, request a consultation online or call our office at 702-822-2100 to have our friendly staff schedule an appointment.

Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS)

Current Member of the Following Associations:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)


Dr. Higgins impresses both patients and peers. His dedication to excellence and research is seen in his daily practice. After being named the Most Outstanding Medical Student at the University of Texas, where he earned his medical degree, Dr. Higgins went on to complete general surgery and plastic surgery training through Michigan State University. He garnered both regional and national recognition for his research in plastic surgery, which has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Higgins performs procedures for the face, breast, and body, but he is particularly renowned for his body contouring work. He enjoys tailoring his approach to meet the needs of each patient, paying special attention to individual lifestyles, medical history, and long-term goals for a beautiful, functional result. In the tummy tuck photos below, you can get a good sense of Dr. Higgins’ body contouring work. This young woman now has more feminine contours after Dr. Higgins removed the excess skin and fat.

As a member of the Michigan State faculty, he was singled out as the Most Outstanding Resident Faculty Teacher in the surgical department. His advanced surgical training continued at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, where he honed his skills performing the latest body liposculpture, breast surgery, and facial rejuvenation techniques. He also taught the plastic surgery residents at the Residents’ Clinic.


Honors & Awards

A Knowledgeable Voice

Dr. Higgins is known as a thoughtful, intelligent surgeon and is sought out by reporters in the popular media to help explain plastic surgery trends and technical advances. He’s been interviewed by regional media and has been quoted in national news magazines such as Time and New Beauty magazine.

Recognized multiple times in Best Doctors in America, Dr. Higgins has also been voted as a Top Doctor by Las Vegas Life Magazine, Summerlin Magazine, and KNPR Radio’s Desert Companion. He’s received the coveted “Most Compassionate Physician” award multiple years and has also been recognized by The Leading Physicians of the World, which selects only the most distinguished medical professionals in a range of specialties.