• Daniel Cheng, MD
    Chief, Emergency Medicine & Managing Director, Medical
    Daniel Cheng, MD
    Chief, Emergency Medicine & Managing Director, Medical

    Dr. Daniel C. Cheng received a Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Neuroscience from the University of California, Irvine, and a M.P.H. in Epidemiology from the University of California, Los Angeles. After earning his M.D. at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, Dr. Cheng completed his residency at the Los Angeles County & University of Southern California Hospital. He held the position of Chief Resident of Education, coordinating and moderating grand rounds lectures as well as coordinating quarterly All Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Conferences. Dr. Cheng joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in 2013 and currently serves as Assistant Chief of Emergency Medicine at Queen’s Medical Center’s Punchbowl campus. He is fluent in Mandarin as well as medical fluent in Spanish.

  • Jessica J. Siu, MD
    Managing Director - Clinical Staffing
    Jessica J. Siu, MD
    Managing Director - Clinical Staffing

    Dr. Jessica J. Siu completed her undergraduate studies at Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences. She joined the United States Army as a Registered Dietitian, practicing Sports and Performance Nutrition. She then decided on a career change and went to medical school at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. Dr. Siu earned her Doctorate of Medicine and completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School. She joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in 2017. Dr. Siu is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and American Academy of Emergency Medicine.

  • Kyle K. Chong, MD
    Managing Director of Finance
    Kyle K. Chong, MD
    Managing Director of Finance

    Dr. Kyle K. Chong received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. Dr. Chong has served as a medical officer and crew member on the Hōkūle‘a world wide voyage and is a volunteer with the Polynesian Voyaging Society. Other past recipients of Dr. Chong’s volunteer services include the Where There Is Not a Doctor Organization in Chiang Rai, Thailand, and the International Emergency Department at Peking Union Medical College Hospital in Beijing, China.

  • Ajay Bhatt, MD
    Ajay Bhatt, MD

    Dr. Ajay Bhatt has been with The Emergency Group, Inc. since August 2010. He received a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics from the Illinois Institute of Technology and his Doctor of Medicine from the Chicago Medical School. He completed is residency in Emergency Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. He also completed his Medical Education Fellowship at John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) in 2011. In addition to Emergency Medicine, Dr. Bhatt has an interest in Medical Education and Wound Care. He has been active with the SimiTiki Simulation Center at JABSOM and is the Medical Director of the Wound & Hyperbaric Centers for The Queen’s Health Systems. Dr. Bhatt has been active in various charitable organizations to assist children and adults in India and other countries. He was a co-founder of MedicIndia which provided medical students an opportunity to provide social services and experience urban and tribal medicine in Gujarat, India. His other interests include soccer, tennis, and hiking.

  • Ajeet Dube, MD
    Ajeet Dube, MD

    Dr. Ajeet Dube received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada and continued his studies in Pre-Medicine at the University of Calgary. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Before joining The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in Summer 2015, Dr. Dube was an Attending Physician in the Emergency Departments of Mercy Mt. Orab and Mercy Hospital Clermont in Cincinnati, Ohio. He also worked as Stadium Physician, providing emergency care to stadium patrons during Cincinnati Bengals games and events. Dr. Dube also brought several years of administrative experience to TEG and has been contributing to improving emergency department operations at The Queen’s emergency rooms.

  • Abbey Mattes, MD
    Abbey Mattes, MD

    Dr. Abbey Mattes received her Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University and Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she served as Chief Resident. She joined The Emergency Group, Inc. in 2019. Dr. Mattes is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine.

  • Brandi Gary, MD
    Brandi Gary, MD

    Dr. Brandi Gary received her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Washington and is fluent in Spanish. She attended Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After earning her Doctor of Medicine, she completed residency at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She then worked in New York City prior to moving to Oahu. Dr. Gary is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Gary joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in March 2014 and served for over a year as the Emergency Department Assistant Chief at The Queen’s Medical Center – West O’ahu. Her special interests include Global Health and Tropical Medicine, and she has traveled as a medical student, volunteer physician or invited lecturer to countries such as Bolivia, Mexico, Argentina, Haiti and Kenya.

  • Chi Nga "Mandy" Chan, MD
    Chi Nga "Mandy" Chan, MD

    Dr. Mandy Chan received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Icahn School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Chan joined The Emergency Group, Inc. in July 2016 and is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. Her language abilities include conversational Cantonese.

  • Caesar S. Ines, MD
    Caesar S. Ines, MD

    Dr. Caesar Ines received a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of California, Irvine. He earned a Master of Science in Public Health in Toxicology at Tulane University School of Public Health, then his Doctor of Medicine at FUHS/Chicago Medical School. After internship at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, Dr. Ines held positions as physician or flight surgeon at various military facilities in Korea and at Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield, and Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. He was Chief of Aviation Medicine at Tripler and Chief Flight Surgeon, US Army Pacific. Dr. Ines then completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center where he became Chief Resident, and worked as an Emergency Physician at Del E. Webb Memorial Hospital and John C. Lincoln Hospitals and Trauma Center in Arizona before joining The Emergency Group, Inc. in May 2014. Dr. Ines enjoys cycling, guitar, Classic Fords and Volkswagens, and Vintage British Motorcycles. He is experienced in flying a UH-1 Huey and UH-60A Blackhawk.

  • David Bailey, MD
    David Bailey, MD

    Dr. Bailey was raised on Oahu and graduated from Kamehameha Schools. He received his BS in Biology from the University of Portland and MD from John A. Burns School of Medicine. He then trained in Emergency Medicine at Orlando Health and is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. He loves being home and providing compassionate care to the people of Hawaii. Dr. Bailey also enjoys spending time with his family, eating local food, traveling, and watching sports.

  • Daniel J. Hutchens, MD
    Daniel J. Hutchens, MD

    Dr. Daniel Hutchens graduated from the Honors College at Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences. He received a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences and Healthcare Administration and Management from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. He later received his Doctor of Medicine from Chicago Medical School where he served as the president of the Emergency Medicine Interest Group. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. After graduation he worked as an attending physician at Swedish American Hospital in Illinois where he served as the Medical Director for both Chest Pain and Stroke Committees. He joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in October 2017 and currently works at both Queen’s Medical Center – Punchbowl, and West O’ahu. He is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

  • Daniel W. Seitz, MD
    Daniel W. Seitz, MD

    Dr. Daniel Seitz graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Art History. He obtained his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies and went on to complete his residency in Emergency Medicine at Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Seitz worked for three years as an Emergency Physician and Assistant Professor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. During that time he was an active educator for the Rush and Stroger residents, and was an instructor for the Advanced Trauma Training Program for military medics. Dr. Seitz joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in July 2015.

  • Elizabeth England, MD
    Elizabeth England, MD

    Originally from Arlington, VA, Beth currently lives in downtown Honolulu with her husband and two dogs. She attended Rice University in Houston, TX, majoring in Global Health and Biosciences before enrolling at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, VA. She completed her residency training at the University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Residency in Baltimore, Maryland. Beth currently works at Queen’s Medical Center and Kuakini Medical Center. Her professional interests include health policy, critical care, and emergency cardiology. In her free time, she loves to travel, SCUBA dive, dance, bake, and read.

  • Evan M. Grosjean, MD
    Evan M. Grosjean, MD

    Dr. Evan M. Grosjean graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania and received his Doctor of Medicine from Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania where he received the Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award. . He then completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he held the position of EMS Czar and received the UPMC Emergency Medicine Residency Chief Award. Dr. Grosjean has a variety of other professional experiences including working as a firefighter in Meadville and Hershey, Pennsylvania, STAT Medevac Flight Physician, and he has a passion for paramedic and pre-hospital provider education. Dr. Grosjean is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Physicians.

  • Eric S. Kiechle, MD
    Eric S. Kiechle, MD

    Dr. Eric Kiechle graduated from the University of North Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in German and Chemistry, and stayed in Chapel Hill afterwards earning his Doctor of Medicine as well as a Masters degree in Public Health with a focus on health literacy. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Prior to joining The Emergency Group, Inc in January 2019, Dr. Kiechle worked as an Emergency Physician for two years in the DC and Baltimore metropolitan areas. Dr. Kiechle is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, and a member of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis, rock climbing, strumming a guitar and watching Tar Heel basketball.

  • E. Howard Klemmer, MD
    E. Howard Klemmer, MD

    Dr. Klemmer was born and raised in Hawaii. He is a graduate of Punahou School in Honolulu. He received his undergraduate and medical doctorate degrees from the University of Miami. He trained at Emory from 1993-1996 in Emergency Medicine. He served as chief resident in 1996. He continued at Emory as an attending physician and completed an Administrative Fellowship with an executive MBA from 1996-1998 at Emory. Dr. Klemmer has been with The Emergency Group since 1998.

  • Faith A. Reimer, MD
    Faith A. Reimer, MD

    Dr. Faith Reimer graduated from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and received her Doctor of Medicine from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, North Carolina. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Orlando Health in Orlando, Florida. Prior to joining The Emergency Group, Inc. in August 2015, Dr. Reimer worked with a group of emergency physicians in Florida. Dr. Reimer is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and a member of the Amercian College of Emergency Physicians and American Academy of Emergency Medicine. She enjoys international travel, scuba, running, and reading fiction.

  • Gabrielle Ransford, MD
    Gabrielle Ransford, MD

    Dr. Ransford was born and raised in Western Massachusetts and studied behavioral neuroscience at Northeastern University in Boston. Between undergraduate school and medical school she worked for the CDC as a Public Health Associate servicing the entire state of Delaware. Dr. Ransford went to medical school at Frank H Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut followed by residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. She enjoys outdoor activities, yoga, and traveling.

  • Gregory A. Suares, MD
    Gregory A. Suares, MD

    Dr. Gregory Suares earned his Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. After two years of post-baccalaureate studies at the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, he attended the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, and received his Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Suares Suares then joined AmeriCorps and served with the National Preparedness & Response Corps providing disaster relief operations and community education with the American Red Cross, SE Louisiana Chapter. He then completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. While a student, he worked for several years as an Emergency Response Technician, providing 911 coverage on the Tulane campus, Chalmette, Louisiana, and Bethesda/Chevy Chase, Maryland. Dr. Suares joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in July 2008. In addition to providing emergency care at the Queen's Medical Center, he holds a faculty position with the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and is the clerkship director for emergency medicine.

  • Gina B. Wilson, MD
    Gina B. Wilson, MD

    Dr. Gina Wilson studied at Vanderbilt University and received her Bachelor of Science in Economics and Chemistry. Afterwards, she worked for a number of years as an economic consultant in Washington DC for IBM and later the Department of Treasury. She continued her studies at Tufts University School of Medicine where she earned her Doctor of Medicine. She completed her Emergency Medicine residency training in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Wilson joined the The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in 2019. Her personal interests include photography, traveling and camping.

  • Hessam Afshari, MD
    Hessam Afshari, MD

    Dr. Hessam Afshari earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He continued his studies at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill where he conducted research in Orthopedics. He also received a Graduate Certificate in Disaster Preparedness from Penn State Hershey Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Afshari received his Doctor of Medicine from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center - a Level 1 Pediatric and Adult Trauma Center. He is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Afshari joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in 2013 and has taken a leadership role in working with fellow physicians to study ways to improve the patient experience at the Queen's Medical Center Emergency Department. A member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Dr. Afshari is also an experienced instructor of Advanced Trauma Life Support.

  • Han Park, MD
    Han Park, MD

    Dr. Han Park received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, and his Doctor of Medicine from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York. After completing his residency at New York’s Beth Israel Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, he served as attending physician at Beth Israel and Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York before joining The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in May 2011. Dr. Park currently serves as TEG’s President, having previously served as Managing Director of Finance . He also assisted in establishing the emergency room at The Queen’s Medical Center – West O’ahu, serving as Lead Physician for a year during the formative months. Dr. Park is proficient in medical Spanish and enjoys travel, photography, karate, softball and hiking.

  • Ignasia Tanone, MD
    Ignasia Tanone, MD

    Dr. Ignasia Tanone received her Bachelor of Science in Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science from the University of Michigan. She earned her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, School of Medicine. She trained in Emergency Medicine at the Las Vegas Emergency Medicine Residency. She joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in 2017. She enjoys baking, trying new foods, and international travel.

  • John Doan, DO
    John Doan, DO

  • Jeffrey Sakamoto, MD
    Jeffrey Sakamoto, MD

    Dr. Jeffrey T. Sakamoto received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Southern California where he graduated as Valedictorian of the Viterbi School of Engineering. Following this, he received his Doctor of Medicine from Duke University School of Medicine graduating with AOA honors. He then went on to complete his Emergency Medicine residency at Stanford University where he also served as chief resident during his final year. Dr. Sakamoto joined The Emergency Group, Inc. in 2021. In his free time, Dr. Sakamoto is an avid bodysurfer.

  • Jason Unold, DO
    Jason Unold, DO

  • Jolene T. Yehl, MD
    Jolene T. Yehl, MD

    Dr. Jolene Yehl received her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Biological Basis of Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She earned her Doctor of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College and completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine, both in Philadelphia. She subsequently received post-graduate training at Drexel University College of Medicine through a fellowship in Medical Toxicology. Dr. Yehl joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in July 2015 and is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, and Board Eligible in Medical Toxicology. She is active in The Queen’s Medical Center’s Medicine and Nutrition Committee.

  • Ken S. Inamasu, MD
    Ken S. Inamasu, MD

    Dr. Ken Inamasu grew up in Honolulu and is a graduate of Punahou School. He received his undergraduate and MD degree from the University of Hawaii. He completed his surgery residency at Alameda County Medical Center and then went on to complete his residency in Emergency Medicine at Brooklyn Hospital Center. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, jogging, and playing golf

  • Kei Kikuhara, MD
    Kei Kikuhara, MD

    Dr. Kei Kikuhara received a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her Doctor of Medicine from New York Medical College where she was President of the Emergency Medicine Interest Group. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at New York Methodist Hospital where she dealt with adult and pediatric emergencies. In her final year of residency, she was elected CIR/SEIU (residency union) Hospital Representative in a hospital-wide election process and attended the annual national conference. Dr. Kikuhara joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in October 2014 and has contributed to the efficiency of the Emergency Room at The Queen’s Medical Center – West O’ahu. Dr. Kikuhara is fluent in the Japanese language and enjoys travel, wine, and hot springs.

  • Kyle R. Perry, MD
    Kyle R. Perry, MD

    Dr. Kyle Perry graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and received his Doctor of Medicine from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at The Detroit Medical Center and is board certified in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Perry has a clinical interest in trauma and serves as the Department of Emergency Medicine’s Liaison to the Trauma Services Department at The Queen’s Medical Center. He has served as a member of the Hawaiian Islands Trauma Symposium planning committee since 2013. He joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in July 2011 and continues to volunteer his time and energy to educate medical students and residents at The Queen’s Medical Center as voluntary faculty for the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He loves exploring the South Pacific, is an avid scuba diver, and is happy to challenge anyone to a game of basketball.

  • Kristy Shine, MD
    Kristy Shine, MD

    Dr. Kristy Shine received a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University, after which she worked in the biotech industry developing medical implants for Johnson & Johnson. Dr. Shine next earned her MS in Engineering Sciences at Harvard University followed by dual PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Medical Engineering/Medical Physics from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Finding a passion for clinical medicine through coursework at Harvard Medical School during graduate studies, Dr. Shine then went on to receive her MD as part of the Physician-Scientist Training Program at the University of Pittsburgh. She completed residency training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and became board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Prior to joining TEG, Dr. Shine worked as an Assistant Professor at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, splitting here time between clinical, administrative, teaching, and research roles. She was core faculty for the residency training program in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Director of Scholarly Inquiry (Research) for the Sidney Kimmel Medical College. Dr. Shine was also a co-Director in the Health Design Lab and Founding Director of the Jefferson Bioprinting Laboratory. She has received honors as a Top 40 Under 40 physician and for excellence in teaching, and her research has been published and featured in multiple journals, news outlets, podcasts, and popular media including the Today Show and Apple News. In 2022, Dr. Shine joined the Emergency Group, Inc. and faculty at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine in the hopes of sharing her expertise in medicine, education, research, and innovation to positively impact healthcare in the place she loves most.

  • Kathryn J. Swim, DO
    Kathryn J. Swim, DO

    Dr. Kathryn Swim graduated from Brigham Young University in Hawaii with a Bachelor of Science in exercise sport science, and received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine-Arizona. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, CA. She enjoys surfing, snorkeling, jogging and spending time with her family.

  • Leo Damasco, MD
    Leo Damasco, MD

    Dr. Leo Damasco is a dual residency trained military physician with a Board Certification in General Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. He received his BA at UCSD and his MD degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD.

  • Matthew C. DuMouchel, MD
    Matthew C. DuMouchel, MD

    Dr. Matthew DuMouchel received his Bachelors of Science, Master of Science, and MD degree all from the University of South Florida. He has been an emergency physician for more than a decade. He enjoys swimming, reading, playing the guitar, and spending time with family and friends.

  • Matthew K. Ing, MD
    Matthew K. Ing, MD

    Dr. Matthew K. Ing received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Southern California. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Connecticut Integrated Residency Program in Emergency Medicine. He worked as an Attending Emergency Physician at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut John Dempsy Hospital before joining The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in 2003. Dr. Ing is a member of the American Association for Physician Leadership, and served as Assistant Chief of Emergency Medicine and Medical Director of Emergency Medicine for The Queen’s Medical Center before being elected as TEG’s President in 2014. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, especially playing ice hockey with his two sons and taking them free diving and spearfishing.

  • Michael Shin, MD
    Michael Shin, MD

    Dr. Shin joined The Emergency Group, Inc. in July 2010 and is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine.

  • Nathaniel Arnone, MD
    Nathaniel Arnone, MD

  • Nick Mauricio, MD
    Nick Mauricio, MD

  • Perry Y. Lee, MD
    Perry Y. Lee, MD

    Dr. Perry Lee received his BS in Biochemistry from UCSD and his MD degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed his residency at UNLV. His hobbies include playing soccer, basketball, volleyball, and traveling.

  • Reid K. Honda, MD
    Reid K. Honda, MD

    Dr. Reid Honda was born and raised in Hawaii, and graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Biology and a minor in Studio Arts. He worked as an EMT in the Los Angeles area before returning to Hawaii to complete medical school at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. He then returned to California to complete a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of California Irvine, where he served as a chief resident during his final year. He stayed at UC Irvine for another year to complete a fellowship in Medical Simulation. Dr. Honda joined The Emergency Group in 2019 and is grateful to be able to return home to take care of the people of Hawaii, and is also looking forward to becoming more involved in medical education.

  • Robin R. Inaba, MD
    Robin R. Inaba, MD

    Dr. Robin Inaba received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Colorado State University and his Master of Science in Applied Physiology at the Finch University of Health Sciences in North Chicago, Illinois. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from Finch and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Inaba joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in 2007 to work at his place of birth, The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. He is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

  • Ronald M. Kuroda, MD
    Ronald M. Kuroda, MD

    Dr. Ronald Kuroda earned his medical degree from the University of Hawaii - John A. Burns School of Medicine where he received the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Award. He completed his Residency in Emergency Medicine at Orlando Health in Orlando, Florida. He is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Kuroda has been with The Emergency Group, Inc (TEG) since July 2009. He has previously served as Assistant Chief. He was the recipient of the University of Hawaii-John A. Burns School of Medicine Clinical Faculty Teaching Award in Emergency Medicine where he is an Assistant Clinical Professor. He also serves as an Associate Medical Director for Emergency Medical Services at Kapiolani Community College. He currently is a member of the Hawaii Medical Board, Emergency Medical Personnel Advisory Committee and the State of Hawaii Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee. Since 2014, he has served in the position of Medical Director for The Queen's Medical Center - West Oahu.

  • Ryan E. Snyder, MD
    Ryan E. Snyder, MD

    Dr. Ryan Snyder received a Bachelor of Science in Biology, magna cum laude, from Tufts University in Medford, MA and earned his Doctor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at State University of New York - Buffalo. Dr. Snyder joined The Emergency Group, Inc. in July 2014 and works primarily at The Queen’s Medical Center West O’ahu location. Dr. Snyder is a Captain in the United States Air Force Reserves and a Medical Corps critical care air transport doctor. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, he enjoys surfing, surfing, and surfing.

  • Samuel N. Cooper, MD
    Samuel N. Cooper, MD

    Dr. Samuel N. Cooper received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience with a minor in Health Care and Social Issues from the University of California, San Diego. He then earned his Doctor of Medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Cooper completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center where in his final year, he was named Chief Resident Physician. Dr. Cooper joined The Emergency Group, Inc. (TEG) in the Spring of 2013 after working as Attending Physician in the Emergency Departments at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and at Kaiser Permanente – Anaheim and Irvine. Dr. Cooper currently serves as the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine Student Site Preceptor at the Queen’s Punchbowl campus, and also as Residency Coordinator for the Emergency Department.

  • Shuolun Ruan, MD
    Shuolun Ruan, MD

  • Sherrie M. Suzuki, MD
    Sherrie M. Suzuki, MD

    Dr. Sherrie Suzuki, born and raised in Hawaii, was the valedictorian of her class at Hawaii Baptist Academy. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in American Literature and Culture from University of California, Los Angeles. She received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California. Dr. Suzuki joined The Emergency Group, Inc. in August 2011 and is currently a member of the clinical faculty of JABSOM.

  • Thomas A. Gill, MD
    West O'ahu Lead Physician
    Thomas A. Gill, MD
    West O'ahu Lead Physician

    Dr. Thomas Gill grew up in Honolulu and is a graduate of Punahou School. He received his BA in Chemistry at Williams College. He then went on to receive his Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Tufts University School of Medicine. He received his MD degree at the John A. Burns School of Medicine in Hawaii. Dr. Gill is currently the lead physician at the Queen’s West Oahu campus.

  • Taichi Imamura, MD
    Taichi Imamura, MD

    Dr. Taichi Imamura was born and raised in Japan. He graduated from Hokkaido University School of Medicine in Sapporo, and served his Emergency Medicine Residency in Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Kamakura. He also completed the Japanese National Physician Graduate Medical Education Program at the US Naval Hospital Yokosuka, then a 3-year residency in Emergency Medicine at University of Connecticut before joining The Emergency Group, Inc. in July 2017. He is a licensed physician in Japan and Hawaii. He has published articles in Annals of Emergency Medicine, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, and others. He enjoys bicycling and running.

  • Travis Thompson, MD
    Travis Thompson, MD

  • Wynn T. Wakuzawa, MD
    Wynn T. Wakuzawa, MD

    Dr. Wynn Wakuzawa is a graduate of Iolani School and the University of Hawaii. He has been a physician with The Emergency Group since 1991. He enjoys spending time with his family, martial arts, fishing, and swimming.

  • Wayne D. Warrington, DO
    Wayne D. Warrington, DO

    Originally from Ocean City, NJ. Dr Warrington completed his undergraduate degree in exercise science from The University of Southern California in 1994. He joined the Peace Corps the following year and spent 2 1/2 years in Honduras working in water and sanitation. Upon return state side earned his medical degree from The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at a level 1 trauma center, St Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, NY. in 2006. He has been practicing emergency medicine full time in Hawaii ever since.

  • Beverly Inocencio, APRN
    Beverly Inocencio, APRN

    Beverly Inocencio joined The Emergency Group, Inc. in 2013 while still serving in the U. S. Army. She brings to the organization over 25 years of Critical Care and Emergency Trauma Nursing, 10+ years of which have been in advanced practice. She served two tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom and retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel from the Army Nurse Corps in September 2016. She has taught at the University of Hawaii at Manoa – Graduate Nursing Program and Hawaii Pacific University from 2013-2019. She was appointed by Governor Ige to serve as a member on the Health Planning Council, West Oahu Subarea. In continuing to serve military members and their beneficiaries, she volunteers with the Pacific Red Cross and Veterans Administration doing Compensation and Disability Exam as well as teaching Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Trauma Nursing Core Course to technicians, medics, nurses and physicians at Tripler Army Medical Center. She is currently the only Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in the group to hold a Doctor of Nursing Practice, a terminal degree for all APRNs, from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio. In addition to a DNP, Beverly earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of San Francisco, Master of Arts in Health Services Management from Webster University, Master of Science in Nursing Education from University of Hawaii at Manoa, Post-Master Certificate in Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from the University of Texas and Family Nurse Practitioner from Hawaii Pacific University. Beverly holds national certifications in Critical Care and Emergency Nursing, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner. She is currently pursuing her Emergency Nurse Practitioner Certification as well. She is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Emergency Nurses Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine, American Association/College of Nurse Practitioner, American College of Healthcare Executive, Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society, Association of the United States Army, Army Nurse Corps Association, and the Military Officers Association of America.

  • Charity B. Levy, APRN
    Charity B. Levy, APRN

    Charity Levy went to undergrad at University of Tennessee and graduate school at John Hopkins University in Baltimore. She worked 3 years as a nurse in the emergency department. Following graduation, she worked for GYN oncology at Hopkins prior to moving to Hawaii. She has worked for The Emergency Group full time for 8 years and have been part time for the past 4 years after having my 2 boys, Caleb and Joshua. Other interests include triathlons, running, hiking, being a mom, basically anything outside, and swimming in the ocean.

  • Jesse Blanton, PA-C
    Jesse Blanton, PA-C

    Jesse Blanton attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill where he received a BA in History. He received his Master of Physician Assistant Studies at the Medical University of South Carolina. He has been a PA for over a decade.

  • John Tarnowski, PA-C
    John Tarnowski, PA-C

  • Lauren Pangle, PA-C
    Lauren Pangle, PA-C

    Lauren Pangle received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Georgia, and her Master of Medical Science at Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia. Lauren Pangle joined The Emergency Group, Inc. in January 2022 and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants.

  • Michelle S. Ramstack, PA-C
    Michelle S. Ramstack, PA-C

    Michelle Ramstack attended Marquette University where she received her BS in Biomedical Sciences and also an MBA. She received her MS in PA Studies at Midwestern University. She has been a PA for more than 15 years. Her hobbies include running, cooking, and traveling.

  • Savannah Klingshirn, PA-C
    Savannah Klingshirn, PA-C

    Savannah Klingshirn was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She has an undergraduate degree in exercise physiology from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She holds a graduate degree in physician assistant studies from Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. She completed PA school and her clinical rotations in multiple states. After graduation, boards, a medical mission trip to Honduras, and some personal traveling, she accepted a temporary position as a primary care provider for our veterans at Iowa City VA Healthcare. After nearly 2 years with TeamHealth, the contract came to an end with the ED in Racine, Wisconsin that had taught her love for emergency medicine. This natural breaking point gave her the opportunity to find a new professional adventure in Hawaii.

  • Sol Lazarus, PA-C
    Sol Lazarus, PA-C

  • Tuyen Nguyen
    Tuyen Nguyen