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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lisa Higa is Good. Dr. Higa has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.2
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 2.8
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.5
Follows Up After Visit 2.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Lisa Higa, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • She has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Higa graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia.


Dr. Higa has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus 
  • Alameda Hospital 


  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Lisa K Higa MD is a female Internist, has 20 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Lisa K. Higa practice?
Dr. Lisa Higa has 8 office locations.
Dr. Lisa Higa practices Gastroenterology near Berkeley, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Walnut Creek, CA and Alameda, CA.
See Berkeley Gastroenterologists.