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University Tower, Queen’s Medical Center
1356 Lusitana Street, 6th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
Tel: (808) 586-2920
Fax: (808) 586-3022


D. Takanishi, Jr., MD (Chair)—general surgery/surgical oncology/surgical critical care
R. Atkinson, MD—hand surgery
L. Burgess, MD—otolaryngology
A. D. Chapital, MD—general surgery/surgical critical care/trauma surgery
A. H. S. Cheung, MD—general surgery/transplant surgery
N. L. Furumoto, MD—general surgery
M. B. Ghows, MD—anesthesiology
P. Halford, MD—general surgery
H. C. Ho, MD—surgical critical care/general surgery/trauma surgery
T. J. Kane III, MD—orthopedic surgery
J. Kimura, PhD—molecular biology/orthopedic researcher
W. Koss, MD—general surgery/surgical critical care/trauma surgery
W. M. L. Limm, MD—general surgery/transplant surgery
J. Machi, MD, PhD—general surgery/ultrasonography
G. O. McPheeters, MD—general surgery
M. M. Mugiishi, MD—general surgery
K. Murayama, MD—general surgery/minimally invasive surgery
T. O’Callaghan, MD—trauma surgery/surgical critical care
D. Oda, MD—emergency medicine
A. Oishi, MD—general surgery
R. H. Oishi, MD—general surgery
F. D. Parsa, MD—plastic surgery
W. Shim, MD—pediatric surgery
S. K. Steinemann, MD—general surgery/surgical critical care/trauma surgery
L. L. Wong, MD—transplant surgery/general surgery
M. Yu, MD—general surgery/surgical critical care/trauma surgery

Degree Offered: MD

The Academic Program

Surgery emphasizes the use of interventional techniques to treat injury and disease. The educational program encompasses the pathology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and perioperative management of surgical disease and trauma.

The department provides instruction to medical students in all surgical disciplines, as well as the related fields of anesthesiology, radiology, and emergency medicine. It directs general surgical and orthopedic residency programs, as well as a surgical critical care fellowship. Research and continuing medical education programs are provided.

SURG Courses