All Press Releases for April 19, 2018

Shigemi Sugiki, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Sugiki has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in ophthalmology

He has also been named to Best Doctors in America since 1996.

    HONOLULU, HI, April 19, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Shigemi Sugiki, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Sugiki celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With nearly 53 years of industry experience to his credit, Dr. Sugiki is still practicing, having been the chairman on the Department of Ophthalmology for Queen's Medical Center from 1970 to 1973, 1980 to 1983, 1988 to 1990, and 1993 to 2000. Likewise, he is a clinical professor of ophthalmology in the School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii since 1997. Previously, Dr. Sugiki held the positions of chairman with the Department of Ophthalmology at the Straub Medical Center with the Hawaii Pacific Health from 1965 to 1970, resident in ophthalmology at Washington University from 1962 to 1965, and an intern with St. Luke's Hospital from 1961 to 1962.

Before embarking on his professional path, Dr. Sugiki pursued an education at Washington University in St. Louis, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1957, majoring in philosophy. He concluded his studies in 1961, graduating from Washington University in St. Louis with a Doctor of Medicine. Following his academic efforts, Dr. Sugiki served in the U.S. Army in 1968, serving to the rank of Major in the Medical Corps until his honorable discharge in 1969.

In addition to his primary trade, Dr. Sugiki remains affiliated with various organizations in relation to his areas of expertise. He has been a member of the American Medical Association, Hawaii Medical Association, Honolulu County Medical Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Likewise, Dr. Sugiki is involved with the American Glaucoma Society, Washington University Eye Alumni Association, Hawaii Ophthalmological Society, and Research to Prevent Blindness.

In light of his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Sugiki has accrued several accolades and honors throughout his impressive career. In 1968, he received a Commendation Medal from the Hawaii Army National Guard. He was also recognized as a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Sugiki has been selected for inclusion in multiple editions of Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the West and Who's Who in the World. He has also been named to Best Doctors in America since 1996.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Sugiki has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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