Murray J. Riggins, Jr., M.D. is a natural born healer. Healing energy emanates from him and you can feel it when you are in his presence. Helping people to feel better is his life’s work.
Dr. Riggins completed his medical school education at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee and completed a post graduate internship in Internal Medicine at Wright State University. Dr. Riggins later returned to Cincinnati, Ohio where he became Medical Director at the West End Health Center in the underserved area and later opened a private practice.
Dr. Riggins later took an assignment at the Federal Prison in Talladega, Alabama where he assumed the position of medical director in 1990. During a prison riot, Dr. Riggins was called to handle negotiations because the Cuban detainees did not trust Federal Bureau of Investigation negotiators. A consummate professional known for this ethics, compassion and trustworthiness, Dr. Riggins successfully negotiated the release of ten hostages who were rescued with only minor injuries. Dr. Riggins was awarded the position of Federal Bureau of Prison’s Medical Director of the year in 1992 for this accomplishment. Following his National Health Service Corp obligation Dr. Riggins became the medical director of the emergency department at Jacksonville Regional Hospital in Jacksonville, Alabama.
Dr. Riggins has extensive training in Aesthetic medicine. He is certified in Botox, Juvederme, laser treatment therapies, laser liposuction, and has now opened a private aesthetic practice in Gadsden, AL. He is a leading specialist in youth restoration(Anti-Aging), Facial Rejuvenation and skin texture enhancement. He has also teamed up with America’s Nutritionist, Dr. Rovenia Brock, to offer physician supervised weightless to his patients as well. Through his aesthetic cosmetic services, Dr. Riggins now enjoys helping his patients feel good inside and out.
Dr. Riggins is a member of many professional organizations including The National Medical Association, The American Medical Association, and The American College of Emergency Physicians, The Southern Medical Association, and The American Association of Cosmetic Physicians. He is a licensed physician in Maryland, Virginia, Ohio and Alabama.