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Dr. William Obana, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Obana

Dr. William Obana, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(808) 523-9993

Dr. Obana accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Obana's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Obana performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Obana performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Obana treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Obana treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Obana treats Spondylosis more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Obana treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Obana's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Obana, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1993
University Of California San Francisco
Residency Hospital
1988
University Of California San Francisco
Internship Hospital
1987
University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993
1988
1987

Awards

Dr. Obana's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Obana

4.3

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
81.25%
(26)
4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
18.75%
(6)

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Dr Obana is the best doctor for back surgery in Hawaii.
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Dr. Obana is the "Lebron James" of Neurosurgery because he has had a top-rated mainland medical education, a 20+ year neurosurgery practice, and has seen and experienced everything possible in the Operating Room. On the patient front, he spent more than an hour with me answering my questions,...Read More
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Dr Obana explained to me the problem I was having after showing me from the MRI cd that I had 2 pinched nerves and and disc bulging. He explained excately what he was going to do.
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