Three New Physician Specialists Join Kaiser Permanent Clinics on Maui

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HONOLULU, HI – Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced that three new physician specialists have joined its two Maui clinics in Wailuku.
Eugene Lam, MD, a specialist in gastroenterology and Healani McConnell, MD, a specialist in obstetrics/gynecology have joined Kaiser Permanente’s Wailuku Clinic, while Laura Hassen, MD, a specialist in pediatrics, will be practicing at the Maui Lani Clinic, also located in Wailuku.
Dr. Eugene Lam earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pa., and completed his residency in internal medicine at Boston Medical Center. He completed his gastroenterology fellowship in the division of digestive diseases at UCLA Medical Center, prior to entering private practice. Dr. Lam is board certified in gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Healani McConnell is a Kamehameha Schools graduate who earned her medical degree from the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. McConnell completed her residency at the University of Hawaii’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, where she served as the former administrative chief resident. Dr. McConnell is a society member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Laura Hassen earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia and completed her residency in pediatrics at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Fl. Prior to joining HPMG, Dr. Hassen worked as a pediatrician with Richmond Pediatric Associates, Inc. in Virginia. She has done medical research on topics such as healthy childcare and childhood obesity. Dr. Hassen is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
These physicians are part of the state’s largest multi-specialty medical group, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group (HPMG), comprised of more than 500 physicians and providers that deliver comprehensive care to Kaiser Permanente’s 227,000-plus members.
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has provided total health to the people of Hawaii for more than 50 years, with physicians who are members of the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, the largest multi-specialty physician group practice in the state of Hawaii. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. Visit for additional information. Become a fan of good health with Kaiser Permanente Hawaii: Like our page and follow @KPHawaii on Twitter.





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