Dr. Douglas Haghighi – Legit or Scam?

I came across a critical review of Dr. Douglas Haghighi on a Scam Reporting website – DirtyScam.com, titled ‘The most unprofessional medical business’.

DirtyScam allows anonymous submission of complaints from angry consumers and victims of scams. Since the website is hosted offshore (probably in Russia or India), we take this (negative) review against Dr. Douglas Haghighi with a pinch of salt.

Here is what the review says –


Dr. Douglas Haghighi has got to be the most unprofessional medical business office I have ever tried to communicate with and experience.I am writing about my experience with the particular office on behalf of a patient (my father).We were referred to Dr. Haghighi as a secondary opinion for a cancer diagnosis.Not sure why this was appropriate to begin with since he is a gastroenterologist.But besides that, an available appointment wasn’t until 2 months after the initial staging with the primary physician.Once we finally did see the Doctor, the office took another 2 months coming up with a treatment plan.We were told this was after “consulting” with doctors in Seattle (don’t actually know if this took place) for over 6 weeks, though the treatment plan he came up with for the cancer patient was a colonoscopy and nothing to do with cancer.When we tried to obtain files to see an oncologist for appropriate treatment and care, the office assistant hung up on us after stating HIPAA policy violation though we have been previously authorized by the patient and there is a signed waiver authorization on file.The most unprofessional staff and most unpleasant experience during this difficult time.


In case you don’t already know (assuming you came to this page by Googling ‘Dr. Douglas Haghighi scam‘, or ‘Dr. Douglas Haghighi review‘, Dr. Douglas Haghighi is listed under the category Person on DirtyScam.com.

Here is the rest of the contact information for the sole purpose of identification –

  • Address: Debarr Road Anchorage AK 99508
  • Phone: (907) 276-2811
  • Website: http://internalmedak.com/
  • Severity of Scam: Extremely High [not sure what it means]
  • Reported Loss: 9001 $ [unsubstantiated]
  • Reported by: Anonymous [obviously]

The entity Dr. Douglas Haghighi was awarded 1 / 5 Stars  based on 1 Reviews.

It is difficult to ascertain whether Dr. Douglas Haghighi is a Scam, or Legit, based on this single review. In the coming weeks/days, I will try to research deeper into Dr. Douglas Haghighi, analyze and list more critical reviews and identify a pattern (or lack of) to substantiate the claim mentioned above.

Regardless, until then, we give the benefit of doubt to the reviewer and list Dr. Douglas Haghighi as someone you need to avoid (for now).

If you have any grievances, complaints, or anonymous tips against Dr. Douglas Haghighi, please contact us immediately. If you have lost money to  Dr. Douglas Haghighi, together we can work to recover your loss.

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