Joan is an Oral and Facial Plastic Surgeon — and is known as "The Surgeon with a Delicate Touch." Recently Joan created a start up - Dermos - a dermatology app. Until FDA clearance is obtained, Dermos "lite" will alert patients whether or not their susupicious lesion needs to be seen by a doctor. Her hope is to save countless numbers of hours for patients and doctors allike and ultimately save lives around the world
Joan has two offices on Hawai‘i Island where she has been in practice for 27 years.
Joan has two children - Cannon who is a third year medical student with his eyes set on Orthopedic Surgery and Tori who is an instillation artist and personal assistant for Gloria Steinem. Family and community (local and worldwide) is her passion.