Dr. Rick Hayashi joined the practice in 2016 after serving as a Staff Nephrologist for Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands and a Hospitalist at Queens Medical Center West. In 2000, he completed his medical degree at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), followed by his residency and nephrology fellowship at UCLA Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. Additionally, Dr. Rick Hayashi completed his Renal Transplant Fellowship at State University of New York (SUNY) in 2007. Heavily committed to education, Dr. Hayashi has been involved in several academic/research projects and publications through JABSOM, University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA), and Cedars- Sinai Medical Center. Currently, Dr. Hayashi serves as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at JABSOM. He is board certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Nephrology. Dr. Hayashi is the Medical Director of US Renal Care West Oahu dialysis clinic.