Guillermo Higa, MD

Willamette Valley Weight Loss Surgery

392 NE Norton Lane
McMinnville, OR 97128
(877) 268-2928

Dr. Guillermo Higa
Dr. Guillermo Higa

Dr. Guillermo Higa: Serving patients seeking bariatric surgery procedures, including gastric bypass in McMinnville, Salem and the surrounding area

Guillermo Higa, MD, is a fellowship-trained general surgeon specializing in weight loss surgery in McMinnville, Oregon, near Salem. At his practice, Willamette Valley Weight Loss Surgery, he helps patients who struggle with morbid obesity improve their health and quality of life through surgical treatment. Dr. Higa focuses on advanced laparoscopic procedures, which offer enhanced patient safety and comfort.

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Dr. Higa offers several types of bariatric surgery designed to help patients achieve their weight loss goals, including adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy (gastric sleeve) surgery. He employs the laparoscopic approach whenever medically appropriate, as studies have shown laparoscopic surgery to be less traumatic on the body, with less scarring and a quicker recovery than traditional open surgery. Laparoscopic surgery also poses less risk of complications when compared to traditional surgery. In addition to weight loss surgery, Dr. Higa performs laparoscopic colon surgery, acid reflux, inguinal and ventral hernia surgery, and other advanced laparoscopic procedures.

To successfully lose unwanted weight and maintain a healthy weight, patients must adapt different diet and exercise habits. Willamette Valley Weight Loss Surgery coordinates support groups to help patients adjust to their new lifestyle. The entire team is always available to help patients as they work through the changes that they experience during their weight loss journey.

If you would like to schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Higa and explore your weight loss surgery options, please contact his practice by calling 877-268-2928.

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More About Guillermo Higa, MD

Guillermo Higa, MD, earned his medical degree from the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba in Cordoba, Argentina, and completed a general surgery internship at New York Hospital Queens. He then completed a general surgery residency at the University of Arizona, and a research fellowship and surgery fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at the renowned Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida.

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