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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 57

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Dr. Higa's Experience

Dr. Higa's Care Philosophy


  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss

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.

Awards & Recognitions


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

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

Languages Spoken by Dr. Higa & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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