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19 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Hugo Higa, Ophthalmologist is Good. Dr. Higa has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
  • Currently 2.9166666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.1
  • Currently 2.0909090909091 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.8
  • Currently 2.7692307692308 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.8
  • Currently 2.75 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.7
  • Currently 2.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.2
  • Currently 2.1538461538462 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.5
  • Currently 2.5454545454545 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dry Eye Syndromes
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Higa graduated from University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010)


Dr. Higa has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Queens Medical Center 
  • Pali Momi Medical Center 


  • Japanese
  • Tagalog
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Hugo Higa MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 19 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Hugo Higa practice?
Dr. Hugo Higa has 4 office locations.
Dr. Hugo Higa practices Ophthalmology near Honolulu, HI.
Additional practice locations include: Aiea, HI.
See Honolulu Ophthalmologists.