Top Doctors in Hawaii

2016 Top Doctors in Hawai‘i

If you don’t see your doctor here, that doesn’t mean he or she isn’t a great physician. A lot of factors go into choosing Top Doctors, which you can read about online at As with all our professional series, no one can buy his or her way onto the list.


You will notice some changes from previous years’ lists: Each doctor is listed under just one specialty, even if he or she is board-certified in multiple areas. Anyone with special expertise, such as in cosmetic dermatology or breast cancer, will be marked with a +. You can find out what that expertise is online at at the end of September, when we’ll publish a searchable database of all the doctors listed here. Castle Connolly also declined to include specialties primarily recommended by other doctors including anesthesiologists.


We’ve only included one address for each, though many doctors practice at multiple locations across the state. This information changes throughout the year, and we wanted this list to contain only the most up-to-date information. Always make sure to call ahead and ask if you’re thinking of switching to a new doctor.




Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. is a healthcare research and information company founded in 1991 by a former medical college board chairman and president to help guide consumers to America’s top doctors and top hospitals. Castle Connolly’s established nomination survey, research, screening and selection process, under the direction of an MD, involves many hundreds of thousands of physicians as well as academic medical centers, specialty hospitals and regional and community hospitals all across the nation. Castle Connolly’s physician-led team of researchers follows a rigorous screening process to select top doctors on both the national and regional levels. Its online nominations process—located at—is open to all licensed physicians in America who are able to nominate physicians in any medical specialty and in any part of the country, as well as indicate whether the nominated physicians is, in their opinion, among the best in their region in their medical specialty or among the best in the nation in their medical specialty. Careful screening of doctors’ educational and professional experience is essential before final selection is made among those physicians most highly regarded by their peers. The result—we identify the top doctors in America and provide you, the consumer, with detailed information about their education, training and special expertise in our paperback guides, national and regional magazine “Top Doctors” features and online directories.


Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected and profiled as Castle Connolly Top Doctors.


Physicians selected for inclusion in this magazine’s “Top Doctors” feature may also appear online at, or in conjunction with other Castle Connolly Top Doctors databases online and/or in print.


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