Maui Medical Group announces the appointment of five new healthcare practitioners to their Maui offices. They join the over 70 experienced healthcare practitioners at Maui Medical Group, one of the county’s largest multi-specialty healthcare providers serving Maui County since 1961.
Derek Illastron, MD, Internal Medicine. He received his medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica; and obtained his postdoctoral training at UMNDJ-Newark Medical School in Newark, N.J. Prior to joining Maui Medical Group, Dr. Illastron practiced as Primary Care Physician at Cambridge Health Alliance at Everett and Revere, MA; Harvard Vanguard in Boston, MA; Pentucket Medical Haverhill, MA; and, most recently, Cambridge Health Alliance Community Health Clinic in Everett and Revere, MA. Dr. Illastron works in their Pukalani and Wailuku clinics.
Heather Bejenaru, MD, Family Practice. She obtained her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco; and completed her residency training at the San Jose-O’Connor Family Medicine Residency Program, the only family medicine residency affiliated with the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Bejenaru has previously worked at several medical clinics on Maui; Kaiser Kihei Clinic, Upcountry Medical Clinic, Veterans Affairs, Doctors on Call and Wailea Medical Center & Urgent Care. Dr. Bejenaru is Board certified in Family Practice and works in their Kihei clinic.
Shannon Evans, DO, Family Practice. She received her medical degree in Osteopathy at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO.; and served her residency at the University of Wyoming Family Medicine at Cheyenne, WY. Prior to joining Maui Medical Group, she worked as a Family Medicine Physician at the Sublette County Rural Healthcare District in Marbleton, WY. Dr. Evans works in their Wailuku clinic
Rey Lalwani, PA-C, Family Practice. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Pace University in NY and her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies from George Washington University in DC. She previously worked at Montgomery Family Medicine in Maryland and at Metropolitan NeuroEar Group in Maryland. Ms. Lalwani works in their Wailuku clinic.
Maxi Lohrengel-West, PA-C, Internal Medicine. She attended Humboldt University Berlin Medical School in Berlin, Germany; and graduated from MEDEX Northwest, the University of Washington School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, NE. Ms. West is NCCPA certified and works in their Kahului and Kihei clinics.
Maui Medical Group offers five clinics on the island of Maui located in Wailuku, Lahaina, Pukalani Kihei and their newest clinic in Kahului.
For information on Maui Medical Group and its physicians, visit www.mauimedical.com or call 249-8080 for an appointment.Follow @mauiwatch
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