Dr. William Kivett, MD

Dr. William Kivett, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. William Kivett, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1975 and specializes in plastic surgery, wound & burn care, and more.Read his story

473 N Fair Oaks Ave

Pasadena, CA 91103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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more than 81% of peers
more than 76% of peers
Skin Infections
more than 73% of peers

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Dr. Kivett's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kivett "Certified: plastic surgery, facial plastic surgery, dermatology. Specialty areas: skin cancer and Mohs surgery, reconstruction of chronic and acute wounds, hand and arm surgery, birth defects of the face, mouth and hand, and skin diseases."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kivett "Our goals: Patients' satisfaction and education about their conditions. Treating people as we would want to be treated. Detail oriented.

Our motto: We treat. We teach. We care."

9  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Wound & Burn Care

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

27  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wound Repair

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

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  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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