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Melissa J. Lawrence, MD

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My specialty:
Obstetrics-Gynecology (Ob-Gyn)

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Female

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About me

I was born in New Zealand and am of Maori descent. My family immigrated to Hawaii when I was a child and I grew up on the Northern and Eastern shores of Oahu. I completed my undergraduate degree in Boulder, Colorado then returned to Hawaii for medical school and completed my residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob/Gyn).

About my practice

I chose to practice Ob/Gyn medicine because I value the deep and lasting relationships I am able to develop with my patients. I cherish the intimate details, personal struggles and life-changing moments which I am fortunate to experience with them. I feel most satisfied when I am able to empower women to achieve their highest level of health and wellness. I also have a special interest in minimally invasive surgery and holistic care. I enjoy working within the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group because of the tremendous support we’re given, as well as the ease with which I am able to coordinate care among my colleagues in various specialties.

How I thrive

I spend most of my free time with my family and friends hiking the gorgeous Hawaiian mountain trails or diving into the refreshing ocean waves. I love traveling to international destinations and experiencing differences in cultures. I also enjoy using my medical skills for the betterment of others by participating in mission work during my longer vacations.

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Medical groups & plans

Hawaii Permanente Medical Group

Ob / Gyn Department name
45-602 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, HI 96744
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Contact information

  • 24-hour prescription refill
  • 808-643-7979
  • 24/7 Advice
  • 808-432-2000
  • Appointment cancellation
  • 808-432-2000
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • 808-432-7600
  • Information and appointments
  • 808-432-2000
  • Member Services
  • 1-800-966-5955 (toll free)
  • Pharmacy
  • 808-643-7979

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My training, certifications & licensing

Medical school

University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine
Honolulu , HI

Board certification

Ob/Gyn

American Board of Obstetrics + Gynecology

To verify board certification for an individual practitioner, please visit the American Board of Medical SpecialtiesExternal Link, the American Medical AssociationExternal Link, or the American Osteopathic AssociationExternal Link websites.

Medical training

Residency

OB/GYN

University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine
Honolulu , HI

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2002

Provider ID

2035
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My hospitals

I have admitting privileges at the following hospitals:


3288 Moanalua Road, Honolulu, HI 96819

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This page was last updated on:

11/18/2018