Craig M. Ono, M.D., is the chief of staff for Shriners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu and is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. He received an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering with a biomedical engineering specialty from Northwestern University and continued his studies at Northwestern to earn his medical degree. Dr. Ono completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Tripler Army Medical Center and a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at the Shriners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu. Dr. Ono has a particular interest in lower extremity reconstruction, club feet, and sports injuries. Dr. Ono has been an orthopaedic surgeon at the Shriners Hospital in Honolulu since 1992. He was named chief of staff in 2014 and had been assistant chief of staff since 2006. He serves as medical director for the hospital' s telemedicine and outreach clinic programs. Dr. Ono is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the Hawaii Orthopaedic Association, among others. Additionally, he is an associate clinical professor of surgery and an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Ono also serves as a Colonel in the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps. While on active duty, he served as the division surgeon for the 2nd Infantry Division in Korea. He commanded and deployed an airborne forward surgical team to Kosovo. As an Army Reserve soldier, Dr. Ono commanded a hospital headquartered in Alaska. He served as command surgeon for the Army Reserve forces in the Pacific. He ensured soldier medical readiness and resolved health care access issues for soldiers and their families throughout the south and west Pacific region. He advanced his professional development education by earning a Master's of Strategic Studies degree at the U.S. Army War College. Currently, Dr. Ono serves as the chief of staff for a one-star general officer command in Hawaii with responsibility for managing a headquarters staff, which includes command and control of over 3,500 soldiers and an annual operating budget of over $56 million. He deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan three times while being part of the medical staff here in Honolulu.
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Please note: Shriners Hospitals for Children Honolulu accepts all children with or without insurance regardless of the family's ability to pay. Shriners Hospitals for Children® — Honolulu delivers the highest quality care to children with orthopaedic and neurodevelopmental conditions. Our world-class physicians and medical care providers are committed to improving the lives of children in Hawaii and the Pacific region and are experts in bone, joint, muscle, brain, dental and sports therapies. The hospital welcomes patients through age 18 with or without health insurance. Located in the heart of Honolulu on Punahou Street, our hospital is kid-friendly and designed to put families at ease with the aloha spirit.
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ono to family and friends is 4 out of 5