Claudia Christman, MD, FACEP – Chief Physician
Dr. Claudia Christman, a board certified physician in Emergency Medicine, began her medical career as a nurse in the U.S. Army. In 1990, Dr. Christman entered the University of Nevada School of Medicine where she qualified for induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society due to her scholarly achievements, leadership and dedication to serving others. She completed her residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Davis. Prior to opening Mālama Pono Health Care in 2005, Dr. Christman was a staff physician in the Emergency Department of Kona Community Hospital.
Dr. Christman’s career path has forged an experienced medical professional who combines outstanding medical care with the many intangible factors that contribute to a positive health care experience.
Dr. Christman holds the following certifications and licenses:
- Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Physicians
- Divers Alert Network (DAN) Referral Physician
- Hawaii Medical Association
- State of Hawaii Medical License
Lori Schlegel, BS – Health Care Associate
Lori Schlegel uses her exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills to manage the day-to-day operations of Mālama Pono Health Care. Lori manages patient scheduling, laboratory orders, specialist referrals, and follow-up with patients; in fact, it would be fair to say that Lori keeps Mālama Pono Health Care in tip top shape.
Lori also provides patient education to enhance quality of care. Lori’s varied background in the medical field and compassionate style has led to a well-rounded and much appreciated clinical team member.