Dr. Hugo Higa, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 52

98-1079 Moanalua Rd Ste 660
Aiea, HI 96701
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Hospital Quality

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Pali Momi Medical Center
98 1079 Moanalua Road
Aiea, HI 96701

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Hugo Higa MD LLC
Hugo Higa MD LLC
98-1079 Moanalua Rd Ste 660
Aiea, HI 96701
1600 Kapiolani Blvd Ste 105
Honolulu, HI 96814
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    Dr. Higa's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Contact Lens
    • Contact Lens Services
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Pterygium Excision
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
    • Tear Duct Tubes (Dacryocystorhinostomy)
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    2
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Conjunctivitis
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Dacryoadenitis
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Farsightedness
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Macular Edema
    • Nearsightedness
    • Pinguecula
    • Presbyopia
    • Pterygium
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
    3

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Graduated in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Wi Hospital and Cli
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Higa & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Higa's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Higa

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higa to family and friends

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    Dr. Higa's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    10 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 10 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Higa
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
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    Office Locations

    A
    Hugo Higa MD LLC
    98-1079 Moanalua Rd Ste 660
    Aiea, HI 96701
    (808) 488-4842 (Office)
    B
    1600 Kapiolani Blvd Ste 105
    Honolulu, HI 96814
    (808) 947-2020 (Office)
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