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About Us

Surgical Associates, Inc. is comprised of eight transplant trained surgeons and are the primary surgeons for kidney, liver and pancreas transplants in Hawaii. All surgeons are also trained and Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and hold the highest honors as Fellows of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Livingston Wong with Sentaor Daniel K. Inouye

In 1991, Surgical Associates, Inc. was started by Dr. Livingston Wong to create a surgical group that would fulfill the needs of the patients in the State of Hawaii in the specialties of General Surgery and Transplantation. With just himself, partner Dr. Fong-Liang Fan and a vision, Dr. Wong assembled a team of highly skilled and well trained surgeons that have brought the transplant program in Hawaii to new heights.

Areas of Expertise

Our scope of surgery involves General Surgery and Transplant Surgery and includes the following types of cases:

Abdominal Surgery

Abdominal wall surgery

(hernia, abscess)

Breast surgery

Diabetic foot/extremities infections and problems

Endocrine surgery

(thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal)

Gastrointestinal tract surgery

(stomach, intestine, colon, rectal)

Diabetic foot/extremities Infections and problems

General vascular surgery

Hemorrhoid surgeryhepatobiliary surgery

(liver, gallbladder, pancreas)

Laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery

Oncological (cancer) surgery

Skin and soft tissue surgery

Vascular access for dialysis and chemotherapy

Renal (Kidney) Transplants

Liver Transplants

Pancreas Transplants

Bone Marrow Transplants

30 years of trusted experience.

Meet Our Team