Dr. Kelvin D. Higa, MD

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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 57

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Dr. Higa's Experience

Dr. Higa's Care Philosophy

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
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  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
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  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss
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Background Check for Dr. Higa

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for California.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Awards & Recognitions

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Narcotic withdrawal syndrome following gastric bypass--a difficult diagnosis, 2001
  • Internal hernias after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: incidence, treatment and prevention, 2003
  • Complications of the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: 1,040 patients--what have we learned?, 2000
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Education & Training

Medical School

David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Graduated in 1983

Residency Hospital

Valley Medical Center, General Surgery
Complete in 1988

Undergraduate Schools

University Of California, Riverside
Graduated in 1980
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Higa & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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