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Meet Our Faculty

Broad Expertise for a Multidisciplinary Problem

Beth Darnall, PhD

Clinical Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine

Beth Darnall, PhD, is a pain psychologist, clinical scientist, and clinical professor at Stanford University. As a principal investigator, her pain psychology research portfolio includes over $13 million in research awards from the National…

    Josh Green, MD

    Lieutenant Governor of Hawai'i; Medical Director, Hawaii IPA

    Dr. Joshua Green received his medical degree from Penn State University in 1997. After finishing medical school, Dr. Green traveled to South Africa where he worked in missionary hospitals as a volunteer physician, treating…

    Sean Mackey, MD, PhD

    Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine and Redlich Professor of Anesthesiology,  Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Neurosciences and Neurology,  Stanford University

    Dr. Sean Mackey, MD, PhD is Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine, Redlich Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Neurosciences and Neurology (by courtesy) and Director of the Systems Neuroscience and Pain…

      Amy Corliss, MD

      Chief of Staff and Medical Director, Palliative Care and Patient Safety and Quality at Wilcox Memorial Hospital

      Dr. Corliss' philosophy of care is to treat every patient first and foremost as a whole person and focus on improving his or her quality of life. She believes that physicians have a lot…

        Timothy Lubenow, MD

        Program Director, Section of Pain, Department of Anesthesiology, Rush University Medical Center

        Program Director, Pain Medicine Fellowship Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Rush Medical College Director, Section of Pain Medicine, Rush University Medical Center Medical Director, University Pain  Physicians, LLC Education Dr. Timothy Lubenow received his medical…

          Scott J. Miscovich, MD

          Chairman, Hawaii Narcotics Policy Work Group; Owner, Windward Urgent Care; Member, Legislative Policy Committee of the Hawaii Medical Association

          Dr. Scott Miscovich is a Family Physician and owner of Windward Primary Care Physicians and Windward Urgent Care in Kaneohe. He currently serves as Chairman of the State of Hawaii Narcotics Working Group (HO’OLA) where he…

            Geri Young, MD

            Chief Medical Officer, Kaua'i Medical Clinic

            Dr. Geri Q. L. Young, MD, serves as Chief Medical Officer of Kauai Medical Clinic at Hawai'i Pacific Health. Dr. Young served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the John A. Burns…

              John Hatheway, MD

              Owner of Northwest Pain Care, Inc.

              Education Fellowship in Pain Medicine: Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN 1999 Residency: University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anesthesiology 1997 Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1993 Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley, AB Physiology…

                Robert Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP, FACN, DAAPM

                Director of Pain Management, Scripps Center For Integrative Medicine; Past President, Academy of Integrative Pain Management

                Dr. Robert Bonakdar is the Director of Pain Management at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. He also serves as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine and…

                  Anne Dempsey, MD

                  Section Chief for Primary Care, Kaua‘i Medical Clinic

                  Dr. Anne E Dempsey, MD, is an Internal Medicine specialist in Lihue, Hawaii. She attended and graduated from medical school in 2002, having over 15 years of diverse experience, especially in Internal Medicine. She…

                    Gerald McKenna, MD

                    Psychiatrist and Founder of McKenna Recovery Center; Board of Directors, Wilcox Hospital; Past President, Hawaii Medical Association

                    Gerald McKenna, MD is a board member of the Physicians Foundation and one of the early members of the Foundation. He currently serves on the Research, Grants and Physician Leadership committees, was the chair…

                      Avinash Ramchandani, MD, MBA

                      Pain Management Specialist, Redwood Pain Institute

                      Dr. Ramchandani practices interventional pain medicine at the Redwood Pain Institute which, in collaboration with St Joseph Health Medical Group. Dr. Ramchandani was Medical Director of the Carrus Rehabilitation Hospital in Sherman, TX prior…

                        Ramesh M. Singa, MD, MHS

                        Pain Management Specialist, Napa Pain Institute

                        Ramesh M. Singa, MD, MHS was born in Chicago. He earned degrees in biomedical engineering and public health from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. He then returned to Chicago for medical training from Rush Medical…

                          Daniel S. Choi, MD, MBA

                          Lead Physician, Spine & Pain Center of Kaua'i

                          Dr. Daniel Choi is the Lead Physician at the Spine and Pain Center of Kaua'i, part of the SpectrumCare Group. Dr.  Choi graduated from Pomona College with a BA in Chemistry/Biology, earned a Masters…

                            Kerry Bradley

                            Senior Director of Research, Nevro Corp

                            Bio Kerry Bradley, trained as an Electrical Engineer, has worked in an R&D, Clinical, and Research capacity in implantable electrical stimulation for 27 years.  Working for St Jude Medical in the 1990s, he developed…

                              Jeffrey S. Wang, MD

                              Physician, Honolulu Pain Management Clinic, LLC

                              Bio Dr. Jeffrey Wang graduated from Texas A&M University College of Medicine and did a transitional internship at University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, followed by an anesthesiology residency at University…