Richard McDowell, MD, FACEP has accepted the position of Medical Director for the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) West Hawaii Region which includes Kona Community Hospital and Kohala Hospital. He is scheduled to begin his new duties on December 1, 2014.
Dr. McDowell has over 30 years of experience in emergency medicine. He is currently the Director of Emergency Medicine at Kona Community Hospital; a position he has held since July 2001. He is also the hospital’s Trauma Medical Director.