Meet Our Exceptional Physicians


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Board Certification: Internal Medicine and Oncology

JONATHAN K. CHO, MD

Dr. Jonathan K. Cho is a graduate of the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii. He served his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California. He completed his Fellowship in Medical Oncology at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California. He completed an additional Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center. He served the Hawaiian Medical Community by teaching at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, Cancer Research Center, and Cancer Center at the University of Hawaii. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Society of Hematology, and American Society of Clinical Oncology.


Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Hematology

WILLIAM S. LOUI, MD, FACP

Dr. William S Loui is a graduate of the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii. He served his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota where he also completed his Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology. He completed an additional Fellowship in Bone Marrow Transplantation at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California. He served the Hawaiian Medical Community by teaching at the John A. Burns School of Medicine and Cancer Center of Hawaii at the University of Hawaii.
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Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Hematology

ARNOLD YEE, MD, MPH

Dr. Arnold K.N. Yee is a graduate of Tuft’s University School of Medicine and received his Masters in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Barnes Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri and his Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at Washington University.

Board Certification: Hematology

JON S. FUKUMOTO, MD

Dr. Jon S. Fukumoto is a graduate of New York University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center and fellowship in hematology at Stanford University Medical Center. He has participated in several cancer clinical research studies and has authored several publications. He is a member of the American Society of Hematology and the Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology.


Board Certification: Oncology, Hematology

MELVIN PALALAY, MD

Dr. Melvin Palalay graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He served his Fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a Teaching Attending with the University of Hawaii Internal Medicine Residency Program and part of the American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and Philippine Medical Association.


Board Certification: Internal Medicine and Oncology

AILEEN SUZUI, MD

Dr. Aileen E. Suzui is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School and received her Masters in Anatomy-Hematology from the University of Minnesota. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of Kansas, Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Suzui served the Medical Community by teaching Clinical Oncology at the University of Kansas Medical Center and the University of Wisconsin. She was also a clinical investigator at the Cancer Research of Hawaii for many years.


Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Oncology

DAVID JON TAMURA, MD

Dr. David Jon Tamura received his Masters in Science Degree in Biology from California State University, Fullerton and graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada. He completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Roger Williams Medical Center at Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He served his Fellowship in Internal Medicine at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston and completed an additional Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein School of Medicine in Bronx, New York. He is involved in many cancer research studies and has published several publications.

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