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Advanced Neurosurgery of Hawaii

Meet Our Doctors

Meet Dr. Noh

Thomas Noh, MD, is a Neurosurgeon and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the John A Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Dr. Noh is internationally recognized in developing minimally invasive image-guided surgical techniques. His research lab is currently focused on AR/MR surgical solutions for brain and spine surgery, advanced neuro-imaging techniques (fMRI, multi-tensor diffusion tensor imaging), laser interstitial thermal therapy, and brain tumor research. In his nearly 10 years of practice in complex cranial and spine surgery, Dr. Noh has received great acclaim from numerous well-respected publications and is frequently invited as a guest-lecturer.

Dr. Noh has authored and presented over 50 posters, book chapters, grand rounds, publications, and patents. He has also served as a reviewer for multiple journals including Neurosurgery, the Journal of Neurosurgery, the Global Spine Journal, the Journal of Neurological Sciences, Neuro-Oncology, and Frontiers in Oncology.

Dr. Noh was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He attended the University of Washington and graduated from the undergraduate honors program in biology, psychology and music. He was selected to work in Dr. Richard Winn’s neuroscience research lab, which inspired him to become a doctor. While attending JABSOM, he was awarded a prestigious neurosurgical research fellowship at Duke University. Dr. Noh then completed his neurosurgical residency at Henry Ford Hospital and additionally pursued a fellowship in tumor and image-guided surgery at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is a member of several professional organizations including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, and the Society for Neuro-Oncology.

Meet Dr. Corenman

Dr. Corenman started his career as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1978 after attending California State University at Northridge then receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and graduating from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. He then completed a residency in Chiropractic Orthopaedics from the same school and was in private practice for five years. He received his Diplomate from the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopaedists during this time.

Dr. Corenman then finished medical school and earned his degree as a medical doctor at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. He completed the five-year residency program in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Detroit Medical Center.

He continued his education completing a fellowship in spinal disorders and deformity at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Corenman continued on at the University as an Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery teaching fellows and residents for 3 years. He was the co-chief of spinal trauma at Denver General, the only level one trauma center which is now Denver Health Medical Center.

Dr. Corenman then practiced in Vail, Colorado at The Steadman Clinic, the world-renowned sports medicine clinic for recovery of sports and spinal injuries, for 25 years. He retired from full time clinical practice in 2021 after performing at least 16,000 surgical procedures. He is now located in Hawaii practicing part-time.

Dr. Corenman is affiliated with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard association and is a physician for the U.S. Ski Team. He has retired as a physician from the US Olympic team. He is a member of the North American Spine Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Academy of Chiropractic Orthopaedists. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Board of Spine Surgery and the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics. He is an associate editor for the American journal of Chiropractic Orthopedics and is a reviewer for the journal “Spine”. He is on the board of the Southern California University Alumni Association. He has conducted research in the spine for both surgery and rehabilitation and has published multiple articles. Dr. Corenman has designed and published all of the content for one of the largest websites related to the spine, “”. Dr. Corenman has published two books related to the spine, cover to cover. One is designed for the patient, “Everything You Wanted to Know About the Spine” and the other “The Clinicians Guidebook to the Lumbar Spine”, designed for clinicians. He has published many papers and lectured to his peers from Hong Kong to Paris to Japan. He is now seeing patients in Hawaii.

Meet Dr. Roh

Dr. Jeffrey Roh is a board-certified, award-winning specialist in minimally invasive spine surgery and has published numerous research publications over the course of his twenty-year career. Dr. Roh most recently served as the Director of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle and Chairman of Swedish Hospital’s Integrated Spine Program. He has been actively involved in key strategic initiatives centered on excellence in clinical care, optimization of patient satisfaction, and value-based healthcare delivery.

As an internationally recognized, sought after speaker on medical innovation, Dr. Roh serves on the advisory boards of the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business, as well as on the Global Advisory Board for the Sales and Marketing Strategy (SAMS) Institute.

He serves as a mentor and advisor for the Jones + Foster Accelerator and UW’s technology transfer office, CoMotion, and as a judge for the annual Dempsey Startup Competition and the Holloman Health Innovation Challenge (HHIC). He has received numerous national Top Doctor awards and volunteers his time on a multitude of medical and institutional healthcare committees.

With his combined medical and business background Dr. Roh is a transformational advocate for greater equity and opportunities for women and minorities and has dedicated himself to the advancement of underserved communities with access to quality healthcare.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Washington, his Medical Degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, his orthopedic surgery residency at Case Western Reserve University and his complex and minimally invasive spine surgery fellowship at Weill Cornell Medicine’s world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC. Dr. Roh is a graduate of the Executive MBA program at the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business and completed a Masters of Science in Technology Management program at Columbia University in NYC.


Where do our providers operate?

Our team performs surgeries at Pali Momi Medical Center and Honolulu Sports and Spine Center.

Do I need a referral?

Yes, we ask that you have your PCP (primary care physician) or referring doctor fax a referral to our office at 808-909-9116. Once a referral is received and processed, we will call you to schedule an appointment.

What insurances are accepted?

We accept all major health insurances, but please feel free to contact us if you have any specific insurance questions.

Do I need to bring in my imaging/scans?

If you have done imaging/scans recently, we recommend requesting a CD be sent to our office prior to your appointment.

Will Doctors prescribe medications or refills?

Our doctors are only able to prescribe medications and order refills if you are a recent surgery patient.

Still have questions?

Please feel free to call or message us!

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