Straub Medical Center

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About Straub Medical Center

Founded in 1921, Straub Medical Center is a fully integrated not-for-profit health care provider with a 159-bed medical center in Honolulu, a network of neighborhood clinics, and a visiting specialist program that reaches throughout the state of Hawai‘i. With more than 400 employed or contracted physicians who are leaders in their fields, Straub provides its patients with expert diagnoses and treatments for more than 32 different medical specialties, including bone and joint, heart, cancer, endocrinology/diabetes, family medicine, gastroenterology, geriatric medicine, internal medicine, women’s health, vascular and urology. Straub is home to the Pacific Region’s only multi-disciplinary burn treatment center. The medical center consistently brings new technologies and innovative medical practices to Hawai‘i, such as minimally invasive cardiac surgery and total joint replacement. Straub is an affiliate of Hawai‘i Pacific Health, one of the state’s largest health care systems. Learn more at


The mission of Straub Medical Center is to create a healthier Hawai‘i.


Straub Medical Center was founded in 1921 as "The Clinic" by Dr. George F. Straub. Dr. Straub conceived the idea of forming a group of physicians to provide better, more-specialized care for his patients. Straub Clinic & Hospital became an affiliate of Hawai‘i Pacific Health on Dec. 21, 2001.


• Healthgrades 2009-2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™; for 10 consecutive years.

• Healthgrades 2015-2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award™; top 5 percent nationwide.

• Level I & III Patient-Centered Medical Home designation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

• 2013-2019 Awarded an "A" Hospital Safety Score by the Leapfrog Group.

• 2016-2017, 2019 CMS 5-Star Rating.

• Healthgrades 2019 America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery.

• Healthgrades 2019 Excellence Award for Gastrointestinal Care.

• Healthgrades 2019 Five Star recipient for Total Hip Replacement, Hip Fracture Treatment, Treatment of Stroke, Treatment of Sepsis, Treatment of Pneumonia.

Tradition of Medical Firsts in Hawai‘i

• Arthroscopic knee surgery.

• Artificial skin replacements for burns.

• Drug eluting stents.

• Interventional radiology.

• Lung volume reduction for COPD.

• MACI cartilage repair.

• Minimally invasive hip and knee joint replacements.

• Minimally invasive Tenex procedure.


• Gordon "Chip" Hammond, Chair of the Board

• Ray Vara, President & Chief Executive Officer of Hawai‘i Pacific Health

• Martha Smith, Executive Vice President of O‘ahu Operations, Hawai‘i Pacific Health

Chief Executive Officer of Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children,

Pali Momi Medical Center and Straub Medical Center

• Travis Clegg, Chief Operating Officer of Straub Medical Center

• Rodney Williams, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Straub Medical Center

• Todd Miller, MD, Chief of Staff

A Not-for-Profit Organization

Straub Medical Center is part of Hawai‘i Pacific Health, a not-for-profit health care system. It raises funds through Straub Foundation to provide the people of Hawai‘i and the Pacific Region with specialty medical care, life-saving services, community outreach and education, and to further local research.


• Straub Medical Center – King Street Clinic

• Straub Medical Center – First Insurance Center Clinic

• Straub Medical Center – Waterfront Plaza Clinic

• Straub Medical Center – Doctors on Call at Hilton Hawaiian Village

• Straub Medical Center – Doctors on Call at Sheraton Waikiki

• Straub Medical Center – Hawai‘i Kai Clinic

• Straub Medical Center – Hilo Clinic

• Straub Medical Center – Kailua Clinic

• Straub Medical Center – Ka-ne‘ohe Clinic

• Straub Medical Center – Kapolei Clinic & Urgent Care

• Straub Medical Center – La-na‘i Clinic

• Straub Medical Center – Mililani Clinic

• Straub Medical Center – Pali Momi Clinic

• Straub Medical Center – Pearlridge Clinic

• Straub Medical Center – Ward Village Clinic & Urgent Care

• Mitral valve surgery.

• Nuclear medicine.

• Pediatric cardiac ablations.

• RECELL spray-on-skin treatment for burns.

• Sonex ultrasound-guided carpel tunnel release procedure.

• Vascular surgery techniques.