Kimberly Higginbotham, PA-C

Kimberly Higginbotham, PA-C

Coastal Region

Leland – Brunswick Forest

Kimberly treats patients recovering from reconstructive surgery and joint replacement, specifically shoulder, hip and knee replacement surgeries. She also has extensive experience in helping to treat patients with sports-related injuries.

Kimberly is part of the joint replacement and sports medicine care teams for Michael M. Marushack, MD, and Thomas B. Kelso, MD.


  • Undergraduate: Campbell University, Bachelor of Science in Psychology
    Miller-Motte Technical College, Associates in Applied Science: Surgical Technology
  • Graduate: Campbell University, Masters in Physician Assistant Practice


  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Certified Surgical Technician


  • North Carolina Association of Physician Assistants
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


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