About Charles A Soma, MD

Board certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1996 Recertified, 2006
  • American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME), 2006

Education

Undergraduate
University of California, Irvine, California BS, Biologoical Sciences 1978-1983
Medical
UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California MD 1983-1988
Internship
Los Angeles County Hospital , Los Angeles, CA Surgery
Residency
USC Orthopaedic Surgery Program, LA County Hospital 1989-1993
Fellowship
Santa Monica Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Santa Monica, CA Sports Medicine 1993-94

Hospital/academic affiliations

Hospital
  • Maui Memorial Medical Center | 221 Mahalani St., Wailuku, Maui 96793

Society memberships

State Society Memberships
  • State Medical Society
  • State Orthopaedic Society
Additional Society Memberships
  • Western Orthopaedic Association

  • Hawaii Orthopedic Association

  • Surfers Medical Association

Achievements

Extreme Sports Medicine for international professional surfers, windsurfers, kitesurfers, dancers, martial artists, and endurance athletes on Maui

Tavarua Island Resort Medical Director 1998-2005, Surfers Medical Association

Arthritis Foundation Board Member, Maui Walk Chair

Community activities

Board Member Arthritis Foundation, Honolulu office, Southern California Chapter 2003 to present

Volunteer Medical officer at high school and amateur and professional athletic competitions on Maui, including the Billabong Pipeline Masters and Pro Women's ASP Surfing Events, the Kiffmann Taekwondo Maui Invitational, Mixed Martial Art Fights, Boxing Fights and Makawao Rodeo.

Contact Information

North Shore Orthopedics and Sports Medicine 1827 Wells Street Wailuku, HI USA 96793 View map Phone 808 242-0001 Fax 808 244-6746

Other staff in my practice

Sarah Hookano, Front Office; Records Custodian
Karissa Among, Front Office Reception
Margaret Foster, Ortho Tech

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