Board

Paul Esaki, MD is a Board Member of the QCIPN, a member of the QCIPN Quality Committee, and the President of Kauai Medical Association (KMA). He has been practicing Family Medicine in Hawai’i for the past 34 years. Dr. Esaki received his medical degree from John A Burns School of Medicine (UH) and completed his Residency in Family Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center.

Jim Grobe, MD is on the board of the QCPIN, serves as the Vice Chief of Staff of The Queen's Medical Center, and Medical Director of Endoscopy. He has been practicing Gastroenterology in Hawai’i for the past 32 years. Dr. Grobe completed his Medical Residency at the University of Hawai’i and completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Arizona..

Greigh Hirata, MD is a Board Member of the QCIPN, Co-Chair of the QCIPN Governance Committee, member of the QCIPN Finance Committee, and the President of HIPA since 2014. He has been in practice in Hawai’i since 1990 specializing in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Medical Genetics. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California and the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine.

Rob Hong, MD is on the board of the QCPIN representing The Queen's Medical Group. Rob has been a cardiologist at Queen's for the past 27 years. He serves as the Chief of Staff of The Queen's Medical Center and the Medical Director for The Queen's Heart Physician Practice. After finishing at Kalani High School, Rob attended Stanford University and then completed his M.D. at the University of California San Francisco. His residency was at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and fellowship at the Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center.

John Houk, MD serves as the Vice-Chairman of the QCIPN, Co-Chair of the QCIPN Quality Committee, member of the QCIPN Finance Committee, and Medical Director for Hawai’i Quality Physician Organization (HQPO). He has been practicing Internal Medicine for the past 34 years. Dr. Houk received his medical degree from the University of Illinois, School of Medicine and completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

SVP

Whitney Limm, MD is the President of the QCIPN and the Chief Physician Executive of The Queen's Health System. Dr. Limm has been in practice as a general and transplant surgeon since 1991. He is a graduate of Stanford University and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

CMO & Executive Director

Anna Loengard, MD is the Chief Medical Officer of the QCIPN. Dr. Loengard is a board certified Geriatrician and Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician. She is a graduate of UCSD and the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine. She trained in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and completed a Geriatrics fellowship at the University of Arizona

Donna Mah, MD is a Board Member of the QCIPN, member of the QCIPN Quality Committee, and the President of PMAG, Inc, a leading Independent Physician Association of more than 760 doctors. She has been a practicing pediatrician in Hawai’i since 1990. Dr. Mah received her medical degree from the University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine and completed her Residency in Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine.

Aurora Mariani, MD serves on the QCPIN Board as a representative of the Filipino Health Care Hawai’i medical group. She has been an Internal Medicine physician in Hawai’i since 1978. She graduated from medical school in Manila and then completed her Internal Medicine Internship and Residency and an Oncology Fellowship at the University of Hawai’i.

Ronald Morton, MD serves as a member of the QCIPN Board, Co-Chair of the QCIPN IT Committee, and a member of the QCIPN Finance Committee. His other duties include being Chief of the Department of Medicine at The Queen's Medical Center, and the Medical Director for O’ahu Physician Group (OPG). He is a general internist in private practice at The Queen's Physicians Office Building 1. Dr. Morton received his medical degree from the John A. Burns School of Medicine and completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Hawai’i Integrated Medical Residency Program.

Robb Ohtani, MD is a Board Member of the QCIPN, Co-Chair of the QCIPN Quality Committee, and serves on the Board of The Queen's Medical Center. He has been practicing Obstetrics and Gynecology in Hawai’i for the past 27 years. Dr. Ohtani received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and completed his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ohio State University.

Nadine Tenn-Salle, MD is a Board Member of the QCIPN, member of the QCIPN Quality Committee, and Department Chief of Pediatrics at The Queen's Medical Center. She is the immediate past president of the Hawai’i Independent Physician Association. She has been practicing Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in Hawai’i for the past 12 years. Dr. Tenn-Salle received her medical degree from University of Southern California and completed her Residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Hawai’i.