Brian Higdon, MD
Medical Director of the Brooks Spinal Cord Injury Day Program
Dr. Higdon completed his BA in Liberal Studies at Florida College and his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at the University of South Florida and completed a fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Higdon is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and board certified in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. He joins Dr. Geneva Tonuzi on the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) team as the Medical Director of the Brooks Spinal Cord Injury Day Program and he attends for spinal cord injury patients at the Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital – University Campus.
He also develops new programs for neurogenic bladder management, including urodynamic studies, as well as spasticity management for spinal cord injured patients. In 2023, Higdon was appointed to serve as Chair of the Advisory Council of the Florida Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program.