North Hawaii Community Hospital’s Orthopedic Clinic provides comprehensive general orthopedic services for patients around Hawaii Island.
Our board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians, Dr. Hiller and Dr. Bellatti, specializes in orthopedic surgery, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, and injuries of the bones, muscles, tendons, nerves and ligaments.
- hand and microvascular surgery
- foot and ankle surgery
- sports medicine
- fracture care
- ligament injuries
- hip and knee surgery
- joint replacement
- shoulder and elbow disorders
- children’s fractures
- arthritis care and treatment
- carpal tunnel syndrome
- workers compensation patients
We treat patients from all walks of life, from recreational and elite athletes to those who share our passion for active living.
We understand how frustrating it can be when joint pain or injury interrupts your daily life. That’s why we listen to you and thoroughly assess your orthopedic needs. We’ll take time to understand the activities you want to get back to and discuss potential treatment options.
Our clinic offers a friendly environment with a courteous staff who work together to provide you with exceptional care and return you to your normal activities as soon as medically possible.
MEET OUR PHYSICIANS
Doug Hiller, MD
Specializing in Foot/Ankle, Sports Medicine, and Fracture Care
Dr. Hiller has worked with some of the world’s top athletes as Chief Physician for IRONMAN World Championships and Chief Medical Officer for the Olympic Games in Triathlon.
Before joining NHCH, Dr. Hiller maintained a local practice in the islands for 20 years. He also spent time at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine, serving as Director of the Foot and Ankle Division of the Orthopedic Section, as well as Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program.
Dr. Hiller’s background includes a research fellowship for total joint replacement at Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; a foot surgery fellowship and residency in orthopedic surgery with the Campbell Foundation in Memphis, TN; and a sports medicine fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Hiller’s expertise and dedication are supported by his own personal experience. An avid and accomplished athlete himself, Dr. Hiller is a three-time IRONMAN, Molokai Canoe Race and Transpac Race finisher. Suffering his own share of injuries, Dr. Hiller knows firsthand how important it is to recover as quickly and completely as possible. That’s why he has been active in both supporting sports and in finding better ways to treat the injuries that result from work and play.
John Bellatti, M.D.
Specializing in arthritis of the hip and knee and minimally-invasive surgery.
Dr. Bellatti is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon offering comprehensive services to patients of all ages across the entire spectrum of orthopedic injuries and diseases. For 20 years, Dr. Bellatti practiced general orthopedics in his private practice located in Kealakekua on Hawaii Island. Before joining NHCH in 2013, Dr. Bellatti treated orthopedic trauma patients at several sites on the mainland, including at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, WA, as an Orthopedic Hospitalist.
Dr. Bellatti graduated from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis with election into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed orthopedic surgery training at the University of Hawaii Integrated Orthopaedic Residency and had special training in trauma at the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, as well as pediatric orthopedics, spinal cord injury and arthritis surgery training at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Downey, CA.
Orthopedic Clinic is located in North Hawaii Community Hospital's
Lucy Henriques Medical Center
67-1123 Mamalahoa Hwy., Suite 124
Kamuela, HI 96743
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.