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Paniolo Pediatrics, Kamuela

Paniolo Pediatrics, Kona

Melissa Perrin-Hernandez, , MD

Melissa Perrin-Hernandez MD

Dr. Melissa Perrin-Hernandez was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY She graduated from Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education with a bachelor's of science degree. She attended SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, NY for her medical degree.

Dr. Perrin-Hernandez then moved to Manhasset, NY where she completed her residency training at Northwell Health formerly Cohen Children's Medical Center and NSLIJ. It is during this residency that she met and married her husband Steve who holds degrees in gerontology and psychology. Following completion of her residency she and her husband moved to Western, NY to practice general pediatrics at Jones Memorial Hospital for almost 3 years before moving to Hawaii.

Her special interests include newborns and asthma management. 

Aside from medicine, Melissa loves cats! and Siya her cat is definitely part of the family. She enjoys interior design, baking, and music. She looks forward to enjoying everything the Big Island has to offer and becoming a member of the community.

Paniolo Family Medicine, Kamuela

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64-1032 Mamalahoa Hwy.
Suite 204
Kamuela, HI 96743


Office Hours

MON-FRI: 8:15 AM to 5:00 PM


75-170 Hualalai Rd.
Suites D-214
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740


Office Hours

MON-FRI: 8:15 AM to 5:00 PM