Honolulu Magazine has recognized Dr. Mark M. Mugiishi as one of Hawaii’s top doctors since 2003.
The Northwestern University honors graduate practices surgery at Central Medical Clinic/Kuakini Medical Center with Dr. Racquel Bueno. He is also director of surgical education for the UH School of Medicine and medical director for HMSA.
As medical director at Cellular Bioengineering/Skai Ventures, Dr. Mugiishi supervises research and healthcare development for projects including Trutags anti-counterfeiting nanotechnology, DeconGel chem/bio/rad/nuclear decontamination, Eyegenix artifi cial cornea and Skai Vision Institute/Eye Surgery Center of Hawaii.
Mugiishi is vice chair of the Iolani School Board of Governors, where he coached 20 seasons of varsity boys’ basketball, leading the Raiders to 7 state and 11 league championships. He served as a coach for the Jordan Brand (Nike) All-American Classic in Madison Square Garden last year.
He returns to New York in 2012 as producer of Broadway-bound musical “Allegiance,” which stars Tony Award-winning actress Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables), George Takei (Star Trek) and Telly Leung (Glee).