Press Releases: Hawaii
April 9, 2012
Kaiser Permanente Expands Access to Physician Care on Maui
James Rafferty, DO, specialist in occupational medicine joins Wailuku Clinic
James Rafferty, DO
HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced an expansion of its medical team on Maui with the hiring of James Rafferty, DO, specialist in occupational medicine, at the Wailuku Clinic. He joins over 450 physicians and providers who form the state’s largest medical group, the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, which provides comprehensive care to Kaiser Permanente’s 230,000-plus members in Hawaii.
Dr. Rafferty earned his medical degree from Michigan State University and completed his residency at University of Michigan. He is board certified in occupational medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Preventive Medicine, and is also a certified Independent Medical Examiner and Worker’s Compensation Professional. Dr. Rafferty most recently worked as a physician with Kaiser Permanente’s occupational health program in Denver, Colo.
About Kaiser Permanente Hawaii
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has provided total health to the people of Hawaii for more than 50 years. Care for members is focused on their total health and is guided by their personal physicians, specialists, and team of caregivers. Expert care and medical teams are supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery, and world-class chronic disease management. Its physicians are members of the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, the largest multi-specialty physician group practice in the state of Hawaii. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education, and the support of community health. Visit kp.org for additional information.