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Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi MD

Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi MD

Pediatric Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

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Akemi Kawaguchi, M.D.
Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi earned her medical degree at the University of California-Los Angeles School of Medicine. She completed a residency in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and a fellowship in pediatric surgery at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital in Houston.

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Biography

Akemi Kawaguchi, M.D.
Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi earned her medical degree at the University of California-Los Angeles School of Medicine. She completed a residency in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and a fellowship in pediatric surgery at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital in Houston.

Board certified in surgery and pediatric surgery, Dr. Kawaguchi’s clinical interests center on general pediatric surgery, including neonatal diseases, oncology, minimally invasive surgery, thoracic and abdominal surgery. Her clinical research interests include neutropenic enterocolitis, epidemiology and outcomes for neonatal diseases. She serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatric Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.

Dr. Kawaguchi has been in practice since 2008, first in California and moving to Houston in 2014. Her patients range in age from premature infants to teenagers. She believes in treating children like they are her own – combining excellent surgical skills with good communication and a caring bedside manner. She loves children and making them better, focusing on treatment delivered with a kind, fun-loving attitude.

A Houston resident, Dr. Kawaguchi is married and the mother of two boys. Outside of her practice, she enjoys figure skating, art and baking.

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Physician Details

Gender
Female
Specialties
Medical Education
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine-Registrar, 1999
Internships & Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital, 2006
Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine - Pediatric Surgery, 2008
PCP Number
110000001253
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007

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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp