Dr. Liza R Maniquis-Smigel, MD

Dr. Liza R Maniquis-Smigel, MD

Physiatrist (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

36 Years of Experience


Accepting patients


    Dr. Liza Maniquis-Smigel is an expert at diagnosing and treating pain and restoring maximum function lost through injury, illness or disabling conditions. Physiatrists are trained to treat the whole person and not just the symptoms. Dr. Smigel maintains a close personal relationship with each individual to optimize medical and pharmaceutical intervention with therapy goals and plans of care. She tracks the progress of all patients and provides guidance to improve the overall quality of life. Dr. Smigel strives to provide the best non-surgical intervention available. Clinical experience has shown prolotherapy and ligament regenerative/neural injections provide unsurpassed benefits when all other treatment has failed to produce a lasting result. This can be used for arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, injuries and neurological problems, regardless of severity or duration. As a key part of a holistic practice, consultations and care plans are individualized and tailored to meet each person's unique needs and lifestyle.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Physiatrist (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

    Education & Training

    University of Texas-Houston (Fellowship)

    Macneal Hospital (Internship)

    University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago (Residency)

    Macneal Hospital (Fellowship)

    Bachelors Degree - Loyola University Chicago

    Doctorate - University Of The East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation





    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Bravo Health

    • Cigna

    • Medicare

    • UnitedHealthcare

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    Hawaii Center for Regenerative Medicine


    Hilo, HI 96720

    (808) 933-3444

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    Hawaii Center for Regenerative Medicine

    928 Nuuanu Avenue


    Honolulu, HI 96817

    (808) 933-3444

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    Ratings & Reviews

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    Overall rating

    Based on 28 reviews

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    Office Experience

    98% of patients found the doctor and staff friendly and the office clean and modern

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    96% of patients felt that their time spent with the doctor was meaningful and impactful and that any follow ups were addressed quickly

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    Wait Times

    73% of patients were satisfied with the wait time

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    Appointment Booking

    95% of patients found it easy to book an appointment

    Patients give Dr. Liza Maniquis-Smigel an Excellent overall experience rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Maniquis-Smigel has been rated and reviewed by 28 patients. These ratings are based on a variety of factors, including the amount of time patients spent with Dr. Maniquis-Smigel, her bedside manner, appointment waiting time, friendliness of the office staff, clarity of diagnosis, and more.

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    Memberships & Associations

    American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Professional Member

    Physiatric Association of Spine

    Professional Member

    Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation

    Professional Member

    American Academy of Orthopedic Medicine

    Professional Member

    American Academy of Electrodiagnostic and Neuromuscular Medicine

    Professional Member

    Hackett Hemwall Association

    Professional Member

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Liza Maniquis-Smigel accepting new patients?

    Yes, Liza Maniquis-Smigel is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Liza Maniquis-Smigel offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Maniquis-Smigel's office at (808) 933-3444 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Liza Maniquis-Smigel offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Maniquis-Smigel's office at (808) 933-3444 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Liza Maniquis-Smigel speak?

    Liza Maniquis-Smigel speaks English, Spanish and Tagalog.

    Which board certifications does Liza Maniquis-Smigel have?

    Liza Maniquis-Smigel is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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