University Tower, Queen’s Medical Center
1356 Lusitana Street, 6th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813-2421
Tel: (808) 586-2920
Fax: (808) 586-3022


K. M. Murayama, MD (Chair)—general surgery, minimally invasive surgery
D. S. Alam, MD—otolaryngology
R. E. Atkinson, MD—orthopedic surgery, hand surgery
A. Bhatt, MD—emergency medicine
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—community and cultural psychology
C. M. T. Cryer, MD—general surgery
N. L. Furumoto, MD—general surgery
A. Garber, MD—orthopedic surgery
P. Halford, MD—general surgery
J. K. Harpstrite, MD—orthopedic surgery
E. M. Ignacio, MD—orthopedic surgery
J. M. Isa, MD—anesthesiology
D. M. Kan, MD—orthopedic surgery
J. A. Kendall, MD—radiology
C. Klem, MD—otolaryngology
D. G. Lattimer, MD—urology
J. Lederer, MD—radiation oncology
L. S. K. Lee, MD—orthopedic surgery
W. M. L. Limm, MD—general surgery, transplant surgery
C. S. F. Lorenzo, MD—general surgery, minimally invasive/robotic/bariatric surgery
J. M. Marumoto, MD—orthopedic surgery
E. M. Masuda, MD—vascular surgery, general surgery
M. J. Meagher, MD—radiology
D. J. Mikami, MD—general surgery, minimally invasive surgery
K. Mitsunaga, MD—orthopedic surgery
M. Mitsunaga, MD—orthopedic surgery
S. Y. Morita, MD—general surgery
P. T. Morris, MD—general surgery, thoracic/cardiovascular surgery
P. Murray, MD—orthopedic surgery
A. J. Oishi, MD—general surgery
M. Okado, MD—general surgery
F. D. Parsa, MD—plastic surgery
E. Saegusa-Beecroft—researcher
W. K. T. Shim, MD—pediatric surgery
D. I. Singer, MD—orthopedic surgery
S. K. Steinemann, MD—general surgery, surgical critical care, trauma surgery
G. A. Suares, MD—emergency medicine
C. J. Tadaki, MD—general surgery
D. M. Takanishi, Jr., MD—general surgery, surgical oncology, surgical critical care
P. I. Tsai, MD—thoracic/cardiovascular surgery
L. L. Wong, MD—transplant surgery, general surgery
R. K. Woo, MD—pediatric surgery
S. L. Woodruff, MD—general surgery
F. L. Yost, MD—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.