Profile Photo of Dr. Kelvin D. Higa, MD

Dr. Kelvin D. Higa, MD http://cdn.hgimg.com/img/prov/X/4/G/X4G4J_w120h160.jpg Get a Free Background Report on Dr. Kelvin D. Higa, MD. Malpractice, medical malpractice, sanctions, misconduct, credentials, and penalty or negligence information.

Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 56

OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices
Healthgrades

10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

Dr. Higa's Experience

Dr. Higa's Care Philosophy

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
1
  • 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
2
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss
3

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.
4

Awards & Recognitions

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Resident Teacher of the Year Award, 1988
  • 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
5

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
6

Languages Spoken by Dr. Higa & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

Find the Right Doctor For You.

  • Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Keith B. Boone, MD
Bariatric Surgery
Same location as Dr. Higa
Dr. Saber Ghiassi, MD
Bariatric Surgery
Same location as Dr. Higa
Dr. Daniel E. Swartz, MD
Bariatric Surgery
2.76 miles away
Dr. Patrick J. Coates, MD
Bariatric Surgery
86.24 miles away
Dr. Donovan D. Teel, MD
Bariatric Surgery
83.99 miles away
Dr. Huy N. Dao, DO
General Surgery
73.5 miles away
Dr. Christopher L. Morgan, MD
Bariatric Surgery
43.56 miles away

Find Bariatric Surgery Specialists Near Fresno, CA

The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.
Connect With Us
Our User Agreement and Privacy Policy Have Changed

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and User Agreement.

© Copyright 2015 Healthgrades Operating Company, Inc. Patent US Nos. 7,752,060 and 8,719,052. All Rights Reserved. 
Third Party materials included herein protected under copyright law.

Use of this website and any information contained herein is governed by the Healthgrades User Agreement.