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At Kaiser Permanente, we make it our mission to find top notch medical professionals to join our team, because we’re committed to providing you with high quality care.

We’re proud to announce that 177 of our doctors have been recognized as some of the best in the nation.* They’re among more than 600 world-class Kaiser Permanente Hawaii physicians and providers, all committed to your health.

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Allergy and Immunology
Matthew S. Lau, MD

Cary Y. Miyahara, MD
Jonn I. Saruwatari, MD
David Y. Ueunten, MD

Bariatric Surgery
Grant T. Okawa, MD

Stephen K. Chan, MD
Ali Z. Merchant, MD
Kimble Poon, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gina R. Kellner, MD
Tina R. Melendrez-Chu, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery
Jonathan P. Kuehne, MD
Rebecca S. Sawai, MD

Continuing Care
Bradley A. Chun, MD
Carolin H. Hubbard, MD
Arnold W.H. Kop, MD
Serena H.Y. Lo, MD
Johnnie A. Yates, MD

Critical Care Medicine
Benjamin W. Berg, MD
Donald L. Helman, MD
Sameena S. Khan, MD Peter K. Lee, MD
Lillian A. Umbarger, MD

Theresa S. Devere, MD
Parwathi V. Paniker, MD
Allyson A.
Spence-Shishido, MD

Rodd H. Takiguchi, MD
Deborah J. Yang, MD

Diagnostic Radiology
Peter W. Abcarian, MD
Daniel C. Henshaw, MD
Jayme M. Takahashi, MD
Hyo-Chun Yoon, MD, PhD

Emergency Medicine
David T. Fujiwara, MD
Jay T. Ishida, MD
Seema Misra, MD
Gregory Strongosky, MD
Kelly K. Tam Sing, MD
Cheryl A. Villareal, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism
Jennifer A. Loh, MD

Family Medicine
Sharita B.A. Abbott, MD
Janine Y. Among, MD
Vincent E. Au, MD
Melissa S. Gosland, MD
Lois L.W. Gregg, MD
Mii A. Hawkins, MD
Amanda Ho, MD
Kathy Kanja, MD
Paz C. Nuanez, MD
Kimmie S. Ouchi, MD
Samir A. Patel, MD
Marie E. Pescador-Chun, MD
Cherie L. Raffelson, MD
Jeff D. Smith, MD
Guy M. Sugino, MD
Masaki Takai, MD
John K. Timtim, MD
Jeffrey R. Tolan, MD

Kenneth S. Hong, MD
Daryl T. Fujiwara, MD

Geriatric Medicine
Christina L. Bell, MD

Gynecologic Oncology
Thanasak Sueblinvong, MD

Hand Surgery
David G. Mathews, MD
Robert D. Shin, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Aleza Matayoshi, MD

Hospital Medicine
David D. Bell, MD
Catherine Ching, MD
Theresa C. Dizon, MD
Kea D.B. Gilbert, MD
Lynne Grieco, MD
Robert C. Hinz, MD
Katherine W. Kingsley, MD
Sarah E. Koopmann, MD
Sue K. Lim, MD
Monica K. Mau, MD
Zamir V. Moen, MD
Vikram B.
Mruthyunjayanna, MD

Timothy B. Skovrinski, MD
Jaelene Yates, MD
Kelley B. Yim, MD

Infectious Disease
Tarquin K. Collis, MD
Scott D. Hoskinson, MD
Shellie K. Yamashita, MD

Internal Medicine
Catherine A. Bender, MD
Lisa A. Camara, MD
Aaron G.M. Choy, MD
Elaine M. Doi, MD
Marcus K. Iwane, MD
Linda L. Kuribayashi, MD
Todd T. Kuwaye, MD
Mitchell S. Motooka, MD
Janet K. Onopa, MD
Elizabeth G. Quinn, MD
Robin L. Seto, MD
George L. Talbot, MD
Bryan T. Tanabe, MD
Anthea Wang, MD
Zelah G. Yamagata, MD

Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Keith K. Ogasawara, MD

Medical Oncology & Hematology
Jennifer F. Carney, MD
Dipak Ghelani, DO
Kelly A. Shimabukuro, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Judd Boloker, MD
Lois D. Chiu, MD

Karen I. Ching, MD, PharmD
Alan T. Lau, MD
Thomas Chen, MD

Neurological Surgery
Matthew Y. Chang, MD

Monique Canonico, DO
Todd R. Devere, MD
Stuart W.H. Pang, MD
Sharin Y.S. Burton, MD

Bradford S. Burton, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Jolene M. Bachman, MD
William A. Goh, MD
Reina M.A. Harris, MD
Melissa J. Lawrence, MD
Christopher S. Miura, MD
Keith K. Ogasawara, MD Alexandra J. Sueda, MD
Angel M. Willey, MD
Mabel Wong, MD

Kenneth J. Baum, MD
Andrew C.O. Fong, MD
Dean E. Hu, MD
Michael S. Ibarra, MD
Julie K. Nishimura, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
Benjamin J.D.H. Chun, MD
Gregory Y. Lee, MD
Burt E. Moritz IV, MD
Mark D. Santi, MD
Mark D. Shaieb, MD
Robert D. Shin, MD
Eugene A. Toney, MD
David A. Vasconcellos, MD

S.R. Newman, MD
Luca Vassalli, MD

Pain Medicine
John A. Sheehan, MD

Stacey A. Honda, MD
Tové V. Isaacson, MD
Brock J.K. Kaya, MD
Jodi M. Matsuura Eaves, MD

Pediatric Cardiology
Colin Petko, MD
Christopher B.
Stefanelli, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology
Melanie L. Shim, MD

Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Martin L. Piette, MD
Stacie A. Shibao, MD
Anne B. Tran, MD

Pediatric Radiology
Mitchell A. Moy, MD

Valerie L. Besenbruch, MD
R. Michael Hamilton, MD
Robyn Y. Hasegawa, MD
Laura K. Hassen, MD
Felicitas B. Livaudais, MD
Marsha J. Marumoto, MD
Brent H. Matsumoto, MD
Kathleen A. Morimoto, MD
Erin A. Nakano, MD
Patrice M.L. Tim Sing, MD
Doreen L. Ueoka, MD
Cindy V.L. Wong, MD


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*The list is excerpted from the Best Doctors in America® 2020 and Castle Connolly Top Doctors databases. For more information, visit and

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