HONOLULU – Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced the addition of six new physicians and medical specialists who join the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, the state’s largest multi-specialty medical group, providing comprehensive care to Kaiser Permanente Hawaii’s 227,000-plus members. The new additions include:
- Kerry Biggs, MD, Hospital-Based Medicine, Moanalua Medical Center
- Robert Hinz, MD, Hospital-Based Medicine, Moanalua Medical Center
- Michael Banitt, MD, Ophthalmology, Honolulu Medical Office
- Bonny Hinz, CNM, Midwifery, Honolulu Medical Office (will also practice at the Hilo Clinic)
- Rennia Cabal, MD, Family Medicine, Maui Lani Medical Office
- Kristina Dimova, OD, Optometry, Hilo Clinic
Dr. Biggs earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Mass. and completed her residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the Baystate Medical Center in Boston.
Dr. Robert Hinz earned his medical degree and completed his residency in internal medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Banitt earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He completed a clinical cornea and external disease fellowship at the Kellogg Eye Center and a clinical glaucoma fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Banitt is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Bonny Hinz earned her master’s degree in nurse-midwifery at Oregon Health & Science University. A certified nurse midwife since 2005, she has experience in obstetrics-gynecology and complete antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and general women’s health care. Hinz is certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board.
Dr. Cabal earned her medical degree from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and completed her residency in family medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Cabal is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Dimova earned her Doctor of Optometry degree at the Illinois College of Optometry and completed her optometry residency in primary eye care and ocular disease at Boston Veterans Administration Hospital, with clinical rotations at sites affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Dimova most recently worked at private practices in Hilo and Kona.
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