Forensics Hawaii

Fee schedule and comprehensive  CV upon  request

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phone-8087794228

 Abbreviated CV
​Professional Certification:
Diplomate, American Board of Pathology, Forensic Pathology (1989)
Diplomate, American Board of Pathology, Anatomical/Clinical Pathology (1984)

American Association of Medical Review Officers (January 2014)


​Physician Licensure:
Hawaii State Board of Medical Examiners (MD-04765), (1983 thru current)

Professional Experience:
Performed approximately over 9000 forensic autopsies since 1984 (In Honolulu, Hilo, Maui, Molokai and Kauai)
Expert witness testimony in circuit and district courts of
the State of Hawaii in criminal and civil litigation cases (Approximately 1000 times
since 1985) 


Employment History:
PRESENT –  Consultant in Forensic Pathology
Director of Labs, City Health Services – Honolulu
01/01 –10/09  Chief Medical Examiner
Department of the Medical Examiner
City and County of Honolulu
11/90 – 01/01 First Deputy Medical Examiner
Department of the Medical Examiner
City and County of Honolulu
12/85 – 11/90 Anatomical/Clinical Pathologist
Department of the Medical ExaminerCity and County of Honolulu
04/78 – 06/79 Medical Officer
Government HospitalPadukka, Sri Lanka


Academic/ Professional Affiliations Past and Current

Consultant in Forensic Pathology, State of Hawaii
2005- 2010-Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine-
1987 – 07/2005 Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of PathologyUniversity of Hawaii – John A. Burns School of Medicine
1982 – 1987Clinical Teaching Assistant, Instructor in Gross AnatomyUniversity of Hawaii School of Medicine
Past- Member of the State of Hawaii Child Death Review Council Board and Review Committee

Professional Memberships:
Member, National Association of Medical Examiners
Member, Hawaii Society of Pathologists
Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Sciences