Surgery/Minimally Invasive Surgery


Kelvin D. Higa, MD, FACS


Clinical Professor of Surgery, UCSF School of Medicine







    Medical School:

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


Surgery, UCSF Fresno Affiliated Hospitals, Fresno, CA

    Board Certified:

American Board of Surgery

    Awards and Honors:

2010  Standards of Leadership Award for Teaching- Ethicon-Endo Surgery
2010  Fresno Best Doctors Award- Bariatric Surgery
2009 - 2011  Fresno Best Doctors Award - Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery 2007-2008, President of ASMBS                         
2009-2011  President of ASMBS Foundation
2011 Fresno Faculty Research Award


Metabolic disorders, foregut, Barrett’s disease, obesity, and related diseases.


American College of Surgeons, California Medical Association, Fresno-Madera Medical Society, American Hernia Society, American Society of Bariatric Surgery, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, S.A.G.E.S., International Federation Surgical Obesity.