HONOLULU – Kaiser Permanente announced the addition of eight new physicians, including its first board-certified reproductive endocrinologist, to Honolulu Medical Office, Moanalua Medical Center, Maui Lani Medical Office and Waipio Medical Office. They join more than 600 physicians and other health care providers within the state’s largest medical group, the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, which provides comprehensive care to Kaiser Permanente’s 240,000-plus members in Hawaii.
Robert Chad Atkins, MD, FAAP, joins the pediatric hospital medicine department on Maui, caring for pediatric patients accepted to Maui Memorial Medical Center. He earned his medical degree with a distinction in community medicine from St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, and completed his pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital Oakland in Oakland, California. He served as clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine and most recently as director of the surgical hospitalist program at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Atkins is board certified in pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Jeffrey Hainsworth, DO, earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, California. Dr. Hainsworth completed his residency in internal medicine at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California. He joins the internal medicine department at Waipio Medical Office and is board eligible in internal medicine.
Jingwen Hou, MD, PhD, FACOG, specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Honolulu Medical Office. She earned her medical degree from Liaoning Medical University in Liaoning, China, and her doctorate in obstetrics and gynecology from Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Dr. Hou completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana, and her fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center in San Diego, California. Dr. Hou is a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and board eligible in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.
Janelle Kalir, MD, joins the internal medicine department at Honolulu Medical Office. She received her medical degree from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. Dr. Kalir completed her internal medicine residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and she is board eligible in internal medicine.
Anne Kao, MD, practices ophthalmology at Honolulu Medical Office. She earned her medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. Dr. Kao completed her ophthalmology residency and fellowships in neuro-ophthalmology as well as ophthalmic plastic, orbital and reconstructive surgery at the Doheny Eye Institute/Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Kao is board certified in ophthalmology.
Carol Pham, MD, received her medical degree from the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, where she also completed her internal medicine residency. She practices internal medicine at Honolulu Medical Office and is board eligible in internal medicine.
Thomas Steidler, MD, FASCP, FCAP, joins the pathology department at Moanalua Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks, North Dakota, and completed his residency at Penrose–St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Steidler is a fellow of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and the College of American Pathologists. He is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine and is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology.
Megan Wright, DO, joins the family medicine department at Maui Lani Medical Office. She received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, New York. Dr. Wright completed her residency at Trident/Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Wright is board certified in family medicine.
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