About Our Doctors

Timothy C. Jahraus, M.D.

Undergraduate Education

  • University of North Dakota, 1974-1977

Medical School

  • St. Louis University, M.D. degree conferred 1981

Residency in Internal Medicine

  • University of Kansas, 1981-1984

Fellowship in Gastroenterology

  • St. Mary’s Health Center, St. Louis, 1987-1989

Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984
  • American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology, 1989

Work Experience

  • Dr. Torres Hospital - Saipan, 1984-1986
  • Hilo Medical Group, Inc., 1989-1990
  • Gastroenterology Associates, Inc., 1990-present. In private practice with Edwin M. Montell, M.D. and William A. Hartman, M.D.

Community Activities

  • Hawaii County Medical Society, Treasurer, 1992-1994
  • Hilo Missionary Church, Board Member, 1993-1996

Professional Associations

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Christian Medical and Dental Society

Dr. Jahraus is married to Robin Traudt Jahraus and has three children, Rachel, Wesley and Laurie. He is involved in church activities, enjoys camping and other family activities.

Edwin M. Montell, M.D.

Undergraduate Education

  • Boston College, B.S., 1963

Medical School

  • New Jersey College of Medicine, M.D., 1967

Internship and 1st Year Residency

  • D.C. General Hospital, 1967-1969

2nd Year Medical Residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship

  • Western Reserve University, 1971-1973

Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology, Subspecialty

Work Experience

  • U.S. Navy, 1969-1971
  • Rumah Sakit Pusat Pertamina, Indonesia, 1974-1975
  • King Faisal Hospital, Saudi Arabia, 1976-1978
  • Hilo Medical Group, Inc., 1979-1990
  • Gastroenterology Associates, Inc., 1990 - present. In private practice with Timothy C. Jahraus, M.D. and William A. Hartman, M.D.

Community Activities

  • St. Joseph's Church
  • Chief of Staff, Hilo Medical Center, 1994-1996
  • Medical Executive Committee, Hilo Medical Center, 2002-present
  • Board of Directors, HMSA, 1995-present
  • Physician Advisory Group
  • American Healthways
  • Board of Directors, East Hawaii Independent Physicians Association, 1999-present

Professional Associations

  • American Medical Association
  • Christian Medical & Dental Society
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Association of Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  • American Gastroenterological Association

Dr. Montell is married to Jody, the Administrator of The Endoscopy Center. They have four sons, and two daughters. His other interests include their grandchildren, church activities and continued improvement at the Hilo Medical Center.

William A. Hartman, M.D.

Undergraduate Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (Chemistry), 1967 (cum laude)
  • Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia

Medical School

  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, M.D., 1971

Postgraduate Medical Education and Gastroenterology Fellowship

  • Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals Residency Program, Houston, TX

Internship

  • (Straight Medicine, Methodist Hospital): 1971-1972
  • Internal Medicine Resident: 1972-1974
  • Chief Medical Resident: (Veterans Hospital) 1974
  • Gastroenterology Fellow: 1975-1976

Certification

  • National Board of Medical Examiners: 1972
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: 1975
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology): 1977

Work Experience

  • Straub Clinic & Hospital, 1977-2001
  • Gastroenterology Associates, Inc., 2001-present. In private practice with Edwin M. Montell, M.D. & Timothy C. Jahraus, M.D.

Community Activities

  • Hilo Medical Center
  • Credentials Committee
  • Hawaii Preparatory Academy
  • Booster Club

Professional Associations

  • American Medical Association
  • Hawaii Gastroenterological Society
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Gastroenterology (Fellow)

Dr. Hartman is married to Shari. They have two sons. He enjoys a variety of music and plays the violin.