Pediatrics East has been treating families in the Greater Memphis Area for many years.  Your children’s health, safety, and comfort are our top priorities.  Our goal is always to give the highest level of care possible while guiding parents to do the same.  Pediatric East staffs some of the most adept pediatricians and nurses in the mid-south, ensuring that your care is based on current, relevant medical knowledge.

For your convenience, we have several locations surrounding Memphis, including Arlington, Bartlett, Germantown, and Collierville.  We understand that parents have busy schedules, which is why we offer flexible hours at all of our locations, as well as telemedicine visits.  There is always a pediatrician available, day or night, to help you discuss your options and give advice.

Dr. Robert T. Higginbotham

Germantown Office

Dr. Robert T. Higginbotham joined Pediatrics East in 2001. He completed medical school at the University of Virginia and pediatric residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Higginbotham is board certified in pediatrics and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics.

What he enjoys most about being a pediatrician is giving new parents confidence in taking care of their babies and helping them to understand that their children can be resilient. In his free time, Dr. Higginbotham enjoys reading and spending time with his wife, daughter and son.

A few of Dr. Higginbotham's favorites:
Book: The Lord of the Rings
Vacation spot: Belize
Restaurant: Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen
Ice Cream Flavor: Strawberry
Cartoon Character: Dilbert


You and your children are the most important part of our practice, making us stand out amongst other Memphis pediatric clinics.  With a wide variety of services to offer, ranging from routine wellness check-ups to long-term chronic illness care, we’re here to answer any parents’ questions with confidence.  Pediatrics East knows that you have a choice when it comes to providers in your area, and are dedicated to being your long-term care provider from birth through young adulthood.