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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. M. Takanishi, Jr., MD (Chair)—general surgery, surgical oncology, surgical critical care
R. E. Atkinson, MD—orthopedic surgery, hand surgery
R. S. Bueno-Smith, MD—general surgery, minimally invasive/robotic/bariatric surgery
L. P. A. Burgess, MD—otolaryngology
A. H-S. Cheung, MD—general surgery, transplant surgery
K. P. A. Christensen, MD—orthopedic surgery
M. B. J. Chun, PhD—associate specialist
N. L. Furumoto, MD—general surgery
M. B. Ghows, MD—anesthesiology, anesthesia critical care
P. Halford, MD—general surgery
J. K. Harpstrite, MD—orthopedic surgery
D. E. Hemmings, MD—general surgery
H. C. Ho, MD—surgical critical care, general surgery, trauma surgery
W. G. M. Koss, MD—general surgery, surgical critical care, trauma surgery
W. M. L. Limm, MD—general surgery, transplant surgery
C. S. F. Lorenzo, MD—general surgery, minimally invasive/robotic/bariatric surgery
J. B. Machi, MD, PhD—general surgery, ultrasonography
E. M. Masuda, MD—vascular surgery, general surgery
G. O. McPheeters, MD—general surgery
S. E. E. Moran, MD—general surgery, surgical critical care, trauma surgery
M. M. Mitsunaga, MD—orthopedic surgery
M. M. Mugiishi, MD—general surgery
P. C. Murray, MD—orthopedic surgery
A. J. Oishi, MD—general surgery
C. J. M. Oliver, MD—emergency medicine
P. P. Pedro, MD—general surgery
F. D. Parsa, MD—plastic surgery
W. K. T. Shim, MD—pediatric surgery
S. G. Smith, MD—orthopedic surgery, sports medicine
S. K. Steinemann, MD—general surgery, surgical critical care, trauma surgery
A. W. Tan, MD—general surgery, trauma, surgical critical care
C. M. Ursic, 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.

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