Our Doctors

Sarah Canyon, MD PhD
Affiliated with AH Castle and member of Castle Health Group
Family Medicine (Kailua Primary Care)
Emergency Medicine (HEPA)
Internal Medicine (MPH) 
Hospice (Navian) 

Dr Canyon started her journey in medicine in Australia where she graduated from the University of Western Australia with Honors in Medicine and began her training in Internal Medicine. Over the years she worked in many rural and outer urban Australian hospitals in Internal Medicine and Emergency medicine.  Prior to medical school, she produced an Honors Thesis in Molecular Biology regarding nitrogen handling in Escherichia coli and was subsequently awarded a 'First Class' mark, the highest grade in Australia for such a thesis. This allowed her to receive a full scholarship to pursue a PhD.  She completed a PhD in myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury at James Cook University and published in several peer-reviewed journals. 

Dr Canyon moved to Kailua in 2012 and since that time has completed further training in Family Medicine in the Hawaiian islands through the University of Hawai'i Family Medicine Residency Program.

 

Outside of her work at Kailua Primary Care, Dr Canyon continues to maintain her clinical skills in rural Emergency Medicine, In-Patient Medicine and Hospice. Dr Canyon is credentialed with the Hawaii Emergency Physician Associates (HEPA) to continue to work on the Island of Hawaii at Kohala Hospital. During the Covid pandemic, she credentialed with Mid-Pacific Hospitalists (MPH) and provided relief in-patient cover at an outer-urban hospital on Oahu. She continues to provide assistance as Medical Director to Navian Hospice (previously Hospice Hawaii) when needed. 

Dr Canyon is very enthusiastic about Lifestyle Medicine which refers to integrating a healthy plant-based diet, stress management, and physical activity for optimal health and disease prevention. She is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and working towards certification in this specialty which is supported by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Academy of Family Practice for its evidence-based approach to disease prevention and treatment. 

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Patricia Borman, MD
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Ohana Medical Group LLC 
Dr. Borman received her medical degree from George Washington University and then settled in Seattle. She finished FAMILY MEDICINE residency at the University of Washington. She completed two additional subspecialties - GERIATRICS at Swedish Family Medicine in Seattle and HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE MEDICINE at the Institute of Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice.She has enjoyed a variety of practices including directing a geriatrics fellowship, teaching family medicine students, and being a hospice medical director. She moved to Oahu in 2015 where she has focused on diagnosing and treating dementia.Dr. Borman provides whole person care focusing on quality of life and successful aging. There is always more that can be done to enhance comfort and promote wellness at anypoint in life. Her skills in palliative medicine help people cope with serious illness. She is an expert in recognizing transitions in care and sharing prognosis for those entering the final chapter of life.
 
Services Include:
Diagnosis and Management of Dementias
Geriatrics Primary Care and Consultation
Palliative Medicine Consultation and Care
Medical Home Visits

THE PRACTICE

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LIFESTYLE MEDICINE

Dr Canyon is working on certification of Lifestyle Medicine through the the American College Lifestyle. 

“Lifestyle medicine is an evidence-based approach that integrates lifestyle factors—including a whole-food, plant-based diet as the centerpiece—into patient care,” explained Stoll. “The goal is to prevent, suspend, and reverse diseases that are directly related to lifestyle choices.”

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Phone for a consultation and/or an appointment with Dr Canyon.

808-263-3020.