Dr. Lisa Higa, MD

Dr. Lisa Higa, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
Age 57
(11)
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Dr. Lisa Higa, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Alameda, CA. She is 57 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.Read her story

2363 Mariner Square Dr Ste 155

Alameda, CA 94501

Contact Information

(510) 548-6555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Higa performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gas-Bloat Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Higa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Higa "Dr. Lisa Higa is a Bay Area native and has been in clinical practice for over ten years. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley (UCB). She graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from Hahnemann University School of Medicine. After finishing her medical residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, she completed her fellowship at the UCLA Medical Center and is board certified. She is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association. She provides consultative services for all aspects of general gastroenterology. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Higa "Dr. Higa and her partners at Gastroenterology Associates of the East Bay Medical Group, Inc. strive to offer a courteous and comprehensive gastroenterology practice where patients can feel confident in their doctor, care, and medical procedure."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Ctr/UCLA D Geffen School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Higa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Higa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Higa to family and friends
3.6
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Higa's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Berkeley, CA |
I have been going to Dr. Higa since I reached the magic age of 50. I have been impressed with her knowledgeability and competence. Her approach is very conservative, which I appreciate. She is also a very nice person. I have recommended her to several of my friends.
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in Lafayette, CA |
Always great service, listens to my concerns, advises with knowledge, and makes easily understood recommendations for treatment, with options where available. Very competent and thorough. Up to date on modern advances in the field.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Higa accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Higa has admitting privileges

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John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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