Testimonials

Below are patient testimonials from Hilo Medical Center. To view each full testimonial, please click on the “Read More” link provided for each testimonial.

“So many people asked me if I was going to Oahu for my care,” said Mary Espejo who had two surgeries less than a month apart. “Why would I want to go to Oahu? People at
Hilo Medical Center have been working hard to make this place so good.”
– Mary Espejo from Hilo, Hawaii

“When I got to the hospital, everyone from the lady who checked me in to the staff in
Short Stay was very professional. It was very comforting to have things explained to me so many different times – what I was there for and what to expect.”

Jimmy Park from Hilo, Hawaii

“When I walked in the Emergency Room, I was taken in right away,” she recalled from her hospital bed. “I didn’t think I was a priority.” Dr. Lovina Sabnani, Hilo Medical Center’s Ear, Nose and Throat specialist, was called in to stop the bleeding. “She asked me if I wanted to go to Tripler Hospital, but I said, ‘No, I trust you.’ She was awesome!”

The Emergency Room kept her comfortable until Dee was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit. “This ICU is the best place I have ever been,” said Dee. “And I’ve been to a lot of hospitals! I felt so comfortable around these talented people!”
 Bernice Dee, retired ICU Nurse