Dr. Charlene Ushijima was born in Hawaii and raised in Japan until she was ten years old. She speaks Japanese fluently and frequently answers medical questions on the Japanese radio station KZOO in Ala Moana Center. She graduated from Iolani School, attended Cornell University and returned home to study at University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine where she received top awards in obstetrics & gynecology as well as in surgery. Since graduating residency at JABSOM she has been in private practice for over 20 years. She looks forward to December because she loves seeing the holiday cards of all the babies she has delivered and how they have grown up over the years. Dr. Ushijima strongly believes in preventive medicine approach in taking care of patients.
When she is not in the office, you can find Dr Ushijima running with her 2 Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs. She enjoys spending time traveling with her family and trying out new recipes for dinner.
She is excited to join Hawai’I Women’s Healthcare!
We participate with most insurance companies including HMA Inc., HMAA, HMSA PPO, HMSA Blue Cross Blue Shield, HMSA HMO plans - Hawaii Independent Physicians Association (HIPA), Hawaii Health Partners (HHP), Oahu Physicians Group (OPG), Pacific Health Care (PHC) and UHA. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance plan listed