Dr. Marcus Kawika Iwane was born and raised in Hawaii on the island of Oahu. He earned his medical degree from the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) in 2010. He continued his training at the University of Hawaii Internal Medicine Residency Program, where he served as a chief resident. Dr. Iwane is board certified in internal medicine and belongs to the American College of Physicians. He serves as president of ‘Ahahui ‘o nā Kauka, Association of Native Hawaiian Physicians.
In 2014, Dr. Iwane joined Hawaii Permanente Medical Group. He is the chief of the Kaiser Permanente West Oahu Medical Office, known as Kīpukaoha, and clinical faculty for JABSOM and the Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Internal Medicine Residency Program. In 2018, Dr. Iwane was named to Pacific Business News’ 40 Under 40 list of exceptional leaders and received the 2021 Kaiser Permanente David Lawrence Community Service Award.