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Dr. Howard Minami, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Minami

Dr. Howard Minami, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1977 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(808) 599-2500

Dr. Minami accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Minami's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Dr. Minami treats Abdominal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Minami treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Minami treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Minami treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Minami treats Hemorrhoids more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Minami treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Minami's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Howard Minami, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1977 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1982
Yale University
Fellowship Hospital
1980
University Of Chicago
Residency Hospital
1978
University Of Chicago
Internship Hospital
1977
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School
1973
Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate School
1982
1980
1978
1977
1973

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Dr. Minami's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Minami

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Based on 16 reviews

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1 Star
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My doctor of 10yrs ago was now on family emergency for past few mths. I'm now referred to Dr. Minami. Called for appt. Chantell refused my request. She said "doctor will not see anyone who has seen a doctor in the past. WHAT? 10yrs ago? She had no time for an explanation. I felt offended. Days...Read More
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DO NOT RECOMMEND. Had an appt for an endoscopy because had been experiencing acute stomach issues. Arrived and was told that appt had been cancelled. Did NOT receive a call cancelling appt. Receptionist said Minami looked at file and determined appt wasn’t needed. ?!?! Was referred to him by two...Read More
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I am still stunned. I had an appointment with Dr, Minami. Referred by my ob-gyn, and with an infectious disease and neurologist saying that I should see a gastro. Dr. Minami had excellent referrals from my oncologist, so I was really hopeful he could help. I got there a bit early and the...Read More
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He has been treating my ulcerative colitis for the past 32 years. He takes into consideration my overall physical heath and is specific with options of treatment.
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