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Dr. Hughes is the Chief Medical Officer at Kahuku Medical Center and serves on the Board of Directors.
Dr. Hughes is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is an active member of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Healthcare Executives. He earned a BA in Spanish from the University of Utah and attended medical school at
Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. His residency was completed at the Providence St. Vincent Internal Medicine program in Portland, OR.
Dr. Hughes has a special interest in sports medicine, adolescent, adult, and geriatric care. He is an enthusiastic supporter of the Kahuku Red Raiders and is the team physician for Kahuku Intermediate and High School Athletics. In addition, he is also a member of the KHIS Health Academy and is actively involved with the capstone students.
Dr. Hughes has been the physician for both the Ironman Honu and Ironman World Championship in Kona, HI. He also provides first aid for several other sporting and racing events, as well as community activities, on the North Shore.
In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Hughes is passionate about education and service. In his spare time, he enjoys teaching CPR classes and giving back to individuals in need.
"Our community is the best place to be a doctor on this planet! It is a unique place that I am tremendously grateful to be a part of. Kahuku Medical Center is at a dynamic and exciting point it its history. We have a team in place that is passionate about the quality of care provided in our area and are eager to expand services. We strive to be seen as a trusted partner in the health and care of our community." - Dr. Jason Hughes
Donna Vallejo, ARNP
Dr. Sutherland is a board certified pediatrician who has proudly been practicing pediatric medicine for 25 years on the North Shore. He joined the KMC ohana in 1995 to support OBGYN services which transformed into a deep connection to the amazing community where he resides.
Dr. Sutherland obtained his medical degree from University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and completed his pediatric internship and residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School. In addition to his passion for pediatric medicine, he enjoys giving back to several different philanthropic missions. He has served on boards advocating for battered women and handicap children.
Dr. Sutherland is celebrated as a dedicated asset to the KMC ohana and throughout the communities where he proudly serves.