Dr. Howard Minami, MD

Dr. Howard Minami, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(15)
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Dr. Howard Minami, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Honolulu, HI. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

1329 Lusitana St Ste 605

Honolulu, HI 96813

Contact Information

(808) 599-2500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • 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
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Minami has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Minami does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Minami and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Minami's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Minami to family and friends
3.3
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Minami's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Honolulu, HI |
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...more
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in Honolulu, HI |
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...more
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in Honolulu, HI |
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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Dr. Minami accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Minami has admitting privileges

The Queen's Medical Center
1301 Punchbowl St
Honolulu, HI 96813
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