Gary Okamura, MD, FRCSC, an Orthopedic Surgeon with Queen’s Medical Center and Honolulu Sport and Spine Surgery Center


Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Gary Okamura, who serves patients in Honolulu, Hawaii.

(YourDigitalWall Editorial):- New York City, New York Feb 12, 2021 ( – A Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC), Dr. Okamura is a double board-certified orthopedic surgeon with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.  He has his office at the Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu and a second office for his west side patients in Waipahu ph.(808) 550-0498. He operates at both Queen’s and The Honolulu Sport and Spine Surgery Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Dr Okamura provides the latest techniques in treatment to help his patients reduce or greatly eliminate their pain, and increase their mobility in their shoulders,hips and knees.  This can be provided both in the office or in an operating room. Advances in medicine have occurred that provide his patients with the ability to restore their health faster with better outcomes and less complications. 

He uses advanced techniques to address complicated problems allowing faster healing with less pain.  His doctor’s bag also includes the use of PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma).  This is derived from the patients own blood which stimulates healing naturally relieving pain and resulting in a speedier recovery. 

Advanced complicated shoulder arthroscopic procedures are performed by Dr Okamura using the latest technology and techniques that provide better results with less complications. 

Hip disorders are common in people resulting in pain and immobility.  Hip pain can present as groin pain and even low back pain. Arthroscopic Hip Surgery is a newer method of treating patients with hip pains.  It is an advanced procedure and not offered to patients by most orthopedic surgeons. Dr Okamura is able to provide an alternative to just living with their pain until they require a total hip replacement.  He is skilled in performing  complicated arthroscopic hip surgery to address pain and stiffness.  Dr Okamura is like an artist who can sculpt the hip to make the ball spherical again to fit into the socket.  When the tissues stabilizing the hip are insufficient Dr Okamura can perform complicated procedures to reconstruct it.  This allows patients to relieve their pain,increase their mobility and restore their health. Patients ultimately regain control of their lives. 

Utilizing the latest advancements in surgical techniques, Honolulu Sports & Spine Surgery Center is dedicated to providing high quality outpatient surgical care in a convenient and comfortable setting. The facility offers the following specialities & procedures: orthopedic procedures, pain management, neurosurgery, hand surgery and spinal procedures.  It is licensed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hawaii Department of Health Services, which has established high standards for the practice and delivery of surgical services. 

Holding over 35 years of experience in his field, Dr. Okamura graduated with his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry of the University of Alberta in 1987.  He completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Alberta and a second Fellowship in Shoulder Upper Extremity Surgery at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco

Before long, he attained board certification in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine through the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.

Licensed to practice medicine in Hawaii, Dr. Okamura is affiliated with The Queen’s Medical Center, and Kuakini Medical Center.

Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

Having received numerous accolades and awards, Dr. Okamura is the recipient of Patients’ Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016), On-Time Doctor Award (2009), and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2010).

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