February 13, 2018

3 physicians join Kaiser Permanente on Maui and Oahu

HONOLULU — Three new physicians join Kaiser Permanente’s growing team of more than 600 health care providers in Hawaii’s largest medical organization, the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, which provides medical services to Kaiser Permanente’s 250,000-plus members in Hawaii.

Irina Crook, MD, Irina Crook, MD

Irina Crook, MD, board-certified in internal medicine, is a hospitalist at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. She received her medical degree in the Ukraine and completed her residency at the Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, West Virginia. Dr. Crook is a member of the American College of Physicians. She is fluent in English, French, Italian, Russian and Ukrainian.


Jay Faris, MD Jay Faris, MD

Jay Faris, MD, is a board-certified family medicine doctor at Kaiser Permanente’s Maui Lani Medical Office. He earned his medical degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland’s School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Association of Family Medicine. Dr. Faris is fluent in Japanese.



Karen Soules, MD Karen Soules, MD

Karen Soules, MD, practices urogynecology at Kaiser Permanente’s Honolulu Medical Office. She received her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed her ob-gyn residency at the University of Hawaii. She then completed her fellowship training in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at Louisiana State University. Dr. Soules is an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Soules is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

About Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 11.8 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to:  kp.org/share.