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Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS
ACS Fellow Since 1995

Kenric Michael Murayama, MD MBA FACS

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery - General Surgery

Society Memberships

  • Assn for Acad Surg
  • Southwestern Surg Cong
  • Assn of VA Surg
  • Soc of Am Gast End Surgs
  • Soc of Univ Surg
  • Am Soc for Metabolic & Bariatric Surg
  • Soc for Surg Alim Tract
  • Central Surg Assn

Additional Information

Gender

Male

Type of Practice

Full-time Academic

General Surgery

1356 Lusitana St, Dept of Surgery, 6th floor

Honolulu, HI 96813

United States

Contact Information

Biography

A General Surgery practice utilizing the latest in minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy) techniques with a focus on: HERNIAS: diaphragm (hiatal, paraesophageal), inguinal (groin), ventral, incisional, and umbilical ESOPHAGEAL DISEASE: heartburn disease (GERD, acid reflux, etc), achalasia (disorder of esophagus function), diaphragm hernias (hiatal, paraesophageal, "upside-down stomach") STOMACH: ulcer disease, stomach/gastric cancer GALLBLADDER: gallstones, gallbladder dysfunction (biliary dyskinesia, chronic cholecystitis), acute cholecystitis PANCREAS: pancreas inflammation and pancreatic tumors ADRENAL GLANDS: tumors of the adrenal requiring removal LIVER: removal of small tumors of the liver

Subspecialties and Areas of Clinical Concentration

Bariatric (Severe Obesity) Procedures

  • laparoscopic gastric banding
  • laparoscopic gastric bypass
  • roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Abdomen and Digestion Disorder/Procedure

  • abdominal pain
  • anti-reflux procedures
  • appendectomy
  • esophagus perforation
  • feeding tubes
  • fundoplication
  • fundoplication - laparoscopic
  • gastric cancer
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • peptic ulcer disease
  • peritonitis
  • splenectomy

Liver, Gallbladder, Pancreas Disor/Proc

  • bile duct surgery
  • biliary tract disease
  • cholecystectomy
  • gallbladder cancer
  • gallstone disease
  • laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • liver biopsy
  • liver/hepatic disease
  • pancreatic cysts
  • pancreatitis

Hernia Procedures

  • abdominal hernia
  • epigastric hernia
  • femoral hernia
  • inguinal hernia
  • laparoscopic hernia repair
  • paraesophageal hernia
  • umbilical hernia
  • ventral hernia

Minimal Access Surgery

Minimally Invasive Procedures

  • laparoscopic surgery

Hospital Appointments

Queen's Medical Center

Honolulu, HI

Attending

07/2015—Present

Academic Appointments

University of Nebraska College of Medicine

Omaha, NE

Assistant Professor

08/1992—07/1997

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

St. Louis, MO

Associate Professor

08/1997—06/1999

Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, IL

Associate Professor

07/1999—06/2003

University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine

Honolulu, HI

Professor

08/2003—07/2008

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Philadelphia, PA

Professor

09/2008—05/2013

Temple University School of Medicine

Philadelphia, PA

Adjunct Professor

06/2013—06/2015

University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine

Honolulu, HI

Chairman

07/2015—Present