HONOLULU – Eight new physicians have joined Kaiser Permanente facilities on Oahu and Maui. 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 250,000-plus members in Hawaii.
Roma Chawla, DO, is a hospitalist at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. She received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Chawla completed her internal medicine residency at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack and the Veterans Affairs Hospital in East Orange — all in New Jersey. She is board certified in internal medicine.
Serena Del Mundo, MD, practices hospital medicine at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. She earned her medical degree from Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, formerly known as Mayo Medical School, in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Del Mundo completed her internal medicine residency at University of California, Davis in California.
Calle Ann Gonzales, MD, MPH, specializes in pediatric critical care at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. She earned her medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine, and her Master of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health. She served as a pediatric resident at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and University of California, Davis Medical Center in California; and completed her pediatric critical care fellowship at University of California, San Francisco Medical Center and Children’s Hospital in Oakland, California. Dr. Gonzales is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care.
Timothy Hiura, MD, practices family medicine and hospital medicine at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of California, Davis School of Medicine in California, and completed his residency through the University of Hawaii Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Hiura serves as an assistant clinical professor at University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, and family physician for the Hawaii Air National Guard/U.S. Air Force, and was a previous co-owner at Ka Wai Ola Family Medical Clinic in Waipahu. He is board certified in family medicine.
Vasilios Lambrinos, MD, practices hospital medicine at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. He earned his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. Dr. Lambrinos completed his residency and fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark. Previously, he served as a critical care physician at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey. He is board certified in internal medicine and board eligible in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
Elizabeth Ranft, DO, is a hospitalist at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. She received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California, and completed her residency through the Cabarrus Family Medicine Residency Program in Concord, North Carolina, where she served as chief resident. Dr. Ranft served most recently as medical director and hospitalist physician at Cabarrus Family Medicine, and clinical faculty of medicine at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She is board certified in family medicine.
Holly Romero, MD, is a pediatric hospitalist at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., and completed her pediatric residency at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford in Palo Alto, California. Prior to moving to Maui, Dr. Romero served as a hospitalist at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children in Honolulu and Seattle Children’s Hospital in Washington. She also served as a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Romero is board certified in pediatrics.
Nina Thalody, MD, is a hospitalist at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. She earned her medical degree from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute in Tamil Nadu, India, and served as chief resident during her family medicine residency at Akron General Medical Center — Center for Family Medicine in Akron, Ohio. She served previously as a hospitalist at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center. Dr. Thalody is board certified in family medicine.
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