Hawaii’s first free-standing orthopedic urgent care clinic, which opened in December in Pukalani, is expanding its services with the addition of three medical specialists.
All Access Ortho Maui adds Adam Mays, a nationally certified physician assistant with an additional qualification in orthopedic surgery. He will work full time at the clinic.
Beginning March 11, All Access Ortho Maui will be offering a weekly consultation clinic specializing in pediatric orthopedics on Fridays with Dr. Byron Izuka, a board-certified pediatric orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Izuka has over 20 years of experience in the field and is well published.
The clinic is also in partnership with Hawaiʻi Hand & Rehabilitation Services on O’ahu to provide on-site certified hand therapy and splinting services for patients with chronic conditions or injuries before or after surgery. Certified Hand Therapist Tammy Momohara will travel to Maui once a week to treat patients.
“We are thrilled to be welcomed by the community and to provide top-notch service from our team members,” said Dr. Gary “Kiki” Takashiro Blum, who opened All Access Ortho Maui to provide a immediate service, specialized care for injuries that are not serious enough to warrant treatment at a trauma center.
Maui native Brittni Kimie Peralto Hoeis is the clinic’s senior medical assistant and director. No appointment is necessary and the clinic is open to everyone.
Mays began his medical career in 1989 as a member of the United States Navy Hospital during Operation Desert Storm. He then gained experience in several surgical specialties before continuing his training in orthopedic medicine and its surgical sub-specialties.
Mays is currently one of the few physical assistants in the state of Hawaii with the Certified Additional Qualification in Orthopedic Surgery. He was the first to be certified in Washington State, where he completed the University of Washington School of Medicine’s MEDEX Northwest program.
Working in orthopedics in private practice in the outer Seattle area, Mays has extensive experience in clinical, procedural, and surgical orthopedics, with expertise in interpreting diagnostic imaging, determining indications for surgery, and expedited surgical intervention. , if applicable.
Dr. Izuka graduated from Aiea High School; received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Irvine; and attended the John A. Burns School of Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery residency program at the University of Hawaii. He completed a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at the Nemours Children’s Clinic in Orlando, Florida.
“As a team, our training and experience cover all aspects of orthopedic emergency care, and we will do everything we can to reduce your time away from sports, work or school due to arthritis. or injury,” Dr. Blum said.
Basic services at All Access Ortho Maui include the treatment of fractures, dislocations, tendon and ligament injuries, neck and back pain, arthritis, sports injuries, lacerations, sprains, no-fault injuries and work accidents. The clinic offers on-site x-rays, musculoskeletal ultrasounds and the ability to repair simple lacerations, reduce fractures and dislocations, splinting and casting.
The clinic is on the second floor above Marlow Restaurant on Kulamalu Plaza in Pukalani. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Weekend hours will be added in the coming months. Appointments are not necessary but can be made by calling 808-727-8410. For more information, visit aomaui.com.