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Louise Iwaishi, M.D.

Lousie Iwaishi, M.D., has served as director of pediatric education at Shriners Hospital for Children — Honolulu since 1994. She is also the medical director of Family Health Services and developmental pediatrics consultant for the Hawaii State Department of Health, director of community pediatrics and continuity of care program for the John A. Burns School of Medicine, and director of both medical specialists and pediatric clinics at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children.

Originally from Maui, Dr. Iwaishi received her undergraduate degree in zoology from Pomona College and pursued a medical education at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency training at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. Dr. Iwaishi is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the National Board of Medical Examiners and is a designated fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.


  • Medical Degree, University of Hawaii, John Burns School of Medicine
  • Residency, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Pediatrics
  • Fellowship, American Academy of Pediatrics

Related Information:

  • Publication: In-utero lead exposure after maternal ingestion of Mexican pottery: inadequacy of the lead exposure questionnaire
  • Publication: The Role of Community-Based Training in Pediatric Medical Education at JABSOM 
  • Publication: Smoking cessation counseling training for pediatric residents in the continuity clinic setting