Kimo Hirayama

Hirayama, Kimo (Physician)

Location:

Shoreline Clinic

Language:

English

Year Joined ICHS:

1989

Medical Degree:

Medical Doctor

Education:

 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Residency:

Group Health Cooperative Family Medicine Residency

Certification:

Buprenorphine/Suboxone prescriber

Why I Work at ICHS:

I have always wanted to work at a community health center with an Asian American clientele. I enjoy the diversity of cultures here, and the mission of the organization matches my philosophy of medical care. I enjoy the full spectrum of my practice, including pediatrics, obstetrics and geriatrics.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I believe that each individual should be viewed within the lens of his or her family, culture and circumstances. I see my role as helping patients lead healthier lives through partnership and education around health issues.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I was born in Pennsylvania, and I moved to Seattle for residency training. My hobbies include fly-fishing and volleyball.