Shigemi Sugiki, MD

Shigemi Sugiki, MDShigemi Sugiki, MD is one of the most well known and experienced ophthalmologists in Hawaii. In addition to cataract surgery, he has had a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma.

Dr Sugiki was born and raised on Maui and obtained his undergraduate and medical degrees from Washington University in Saint Louis. He completed his undergraduate degree in just three years with a major in philosophy. He completed his ophthalmology training at Washington University Barnes Hospital and the Veterans Administration Hospital.

He has been in practice in Honolulu since 1965, and before opening his practice at the Queen’s Physicians’ Building, was affiliated with Straub Clinic. Dr Sugiki is Board Certified in Ophthalmology, and is one of the most respected ophthalmologists in Hawaii. Over the years, he has introduced many new procedures to Hawaii and has been one the leading glaucoma specialists.

Dr. Shigemi Sugiki, MD
Dr. Shigemi Sugiki has been elected by his peers to Best Doctors in America® from 1996 to 2016.

Dr Sugiki achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, and was selected as the regional representative to meet with President Eisenhower. He also served in the US Army Medical Corps, is a black-belt instructor in Aikido, and enjoys fishing in his spare time.

Leadership Positions:

Clinical Professor Department of Ophthalmology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Chief of Ophthalmology Queen's Medical Center 19 years

Past President Hawaii Ophthalmological Society

Past Director Hawaii Lions Eye Bank

American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award

Best Doctors in America Award 1999-2014

Memberships and Associations:

Lifetime member and Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Member of the American Glaucoma Society

Member of the Hawaii Ophthalmological Society

Member of the Hawaii Medical Association

Lifetime Member of the American Medical Association