RONALD HIGGINBOTHAM D.O.
RONALD HIGGINBOTHAM IS BOARD CERTIFIED IN FAMILY PRACTICE AND OSTEOPATHIC MANIPULATIVE MEDICINE (OMM). HE BEGAN HIS PRIVATE PRACTICE IN THE BOISE AREA IN 1987 AND HAS SERVED THE TREASURE VALLEY FOR THE PAST 35 YEARS. HE SPECIALIZES IN OMM, WITH AN EMPHASIS ON TREATING THE WHOLE PERSON. HIS BELIEF IN TREATING THE BODY, MIND AND SPIRIT HAS LED TO HIS SUCCESS IN FACILITATING HEALING FOR BOTH ACUTE AND CHRONIC CONDITIONS OF HIS PATIENTS.
BEFORE OPENING HIS PRIVATE PRACTICE, DR. HIGGINBOTHAM SERVED IN THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE AS A FLIGHT SURGEON, CARING FOR PILOTS AND THEIR FAMILIES. AFTER OPENING HIS PRACTICE IN BOISE, HE CONTINUED IN THE RESERVES AS AN ARMY FLIGHT SURGEON, AND EVENTUALLY BECAME THE STATE SURGEON FOR IDAHO. ALTHOUGH HE IS RETIRED FROM THE MILITARY, HE CONTINUES TO SERVE PILOTS IN HIS PRIVATE PRACTICE AS A SENIOR AVIATION EXAMINER AS WELL AS A HIMS PROVIDER. DR. HIGGINBOTHAM, ALONG WITH HIS EXPERIENCED SUPPORT STAFF, OFFERS CLASS I, II, AND III CERTIFICATES AND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) PHYSICALS.
Dr. Turner has been practicing medicine in the Treasure Valley since 1996. He began flying general aviation in 1978 and has enjoyed every minute he can be in the air. In 2018, Dr. Higginbotham suggested to Dr. Turner that he should pursue becoming an Aviation Medical Examiner. Thus began the journey and Dr. Turner became an FAA Aviation Medical Examiner. With continuing education and proven success, he is also a Senior AME and HIMS AME. He joined our Aviation Medical Clinic in November 2022. Another passion of Dr. Turner’s is beekeeping. He would welcome your calls to go and pick up any swarm of bees you happen to come across.
DON MACDONAGH NCTMB
DON MACDONAGH GRADUATED WITH A DIPLOMA OF OSTEOPATHY FROM THE EUROPEAN SCHOOL OF OSTEOPATHY, ENGLAND, IN 1980. THIS TRAINING DIFFERS FROM A DOCTORATE OF OSTEOPATHY IN THE UNITED STATES IN THAT IT FOCUSES SOLELY ON PHYSICAL AND NATURAL APPROACHES TO OVERALL WELLNESS WITHOUT SURGERY OR PRESCRIPTION DRUG THERAPY. HE BEGAN HIS WORK WITH DR. HIGGINBOTHAM IN PHYSICAL MEDICINE IN 1996 AND HAS CONTINUALLY ADVANCED HIS TRAINING THROUGH EDUCATION IN MANY TREATMENT MODALITIES. HE IS LICENSED THROUGH THE NATIONAL CERTIFICATION BOARD FOR THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE AND BODY WORK (NCTMB). DON TREATS PATIENTS USING A VARIETY OF OSTEOPATHIC MANIPULATIONS SUCH AS FASCIAL DISTORTION, CRANIOSACRAL, MUSCLE ENERGY. HE IS ALSO AN EXPERIENCED PROVIDER IN THE BOWEN TECHNIQUE, APPLIED KINESIOLOGY AND POSTURAL BALANCING, AS WELL AS NATURAL MEANS FOR HELPING CORRECT SYMPTOMS OF FATIGUE, STRESS, INFLAMATION AND OVERALL, BODY/JOINT ACHES. HE HELPS PROVIDE PATIENTS WITH KNOWLEDGE TO ENCOURAGE RE-ESTABLISHING A BALANCED AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLE.