Honolulu, HI — Gary Y. Okamura M.D, F.R.C.S.C. is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Top Orthopedic Surgeon for his exceptional contributions to the field of Orthopedics.
Dr. Okamura graduated from the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry of the University of Alberta in 1987. He completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Alberta, followed by a Fellowship in Shoulder Upper Extremity Surgery at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. With over 35 years in the field, Dr. Okamura has demonstrated exemplary work which helps his patients reduce or eliminate pain.
Dr. Okamura is a double board-certified orthopedic surgeon with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, with a certificate of added Qualification in Sports Medicine. He operates at the Honolulu Sport and Spine Surgery Center, which has two locations in Waipahu and Honolulu, and at Queens Medical Center. He performs the most hip arthroscopies in Hawaii, and specializes in hip reconstruction surgery.
He helps his patients increase their mobility in areas like the shoulders, hips, and knees. Whether he provides care in-office or in an operating room, Dr. Okamura uses top-notch medical techniques to restore his patient’s health quickly. He uses the latest technology, as well as the use of Platelet Rich Plasma, to stimulate natural healing with fewer complications.
Dr. Okamura utilizes Arthroscopic Hip Surgery as a newer method of treating hip pain that is not widely available. He views his work as an art form: individually sculpting the hip bones to fit the socket for pain reduction. Honolulu Sport and Spine Surgery Centers also offers hand surgery and spinal procedures. The facilities are licensed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as well as the Hawaii Department of Health Services. He also practices at the Queen’s Medical Center and Kuakini Medical Center.
His celebrated work involving the musculoskeletal system has been recognized with numerous awards. Dr. Okamura is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Awards for his work include the Patients’ Choice Award in 2008-2011, 2015, and 2016, the On-Time Doctor Award in 2009, and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2009 and 2010.
In his spare time, Dr. Okamura volunteers as a Medical Advisor for his daughter’s youth soccer league, Hawaii United Soccer.
Dr. Okamura dedicates this recognition in loving memory of his father Yoshiyuki Okamura, MD, an OBGYN who instilled in him his passion for helping others. For further information, please visit garyokamuramd.com and www.honoluluspine.com.