Dr. Lisa Higa, MD

Dr. Lisa Higa, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Lisa Higa, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Alameda, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences in 1991 and specializes in gastroenterology.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
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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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

Dr. Higa's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

61  Conditions Treated

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3  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.


  • 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
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Higa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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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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