DR. EUGENE CHIN
Dr. Eugene Chin, of Mokuleia Hawaii, born on March 22, 1942 in Manhattan, New York, to the late Tew Lee and the late Quock Wah, passed away at age 76 on September 30, 2018 in Waialua, Hawaii from a hit and run accident while walking his beloved dog, Lily. Dr. Chin graduated from Columbia University, where he was a member of Mensa, and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, NY where he earned his medical degree. He did his internship, residency and fellowship in internal medicine and hematology at Cornell and was board certified in both specialties. From 1969 to 1972, Dr. Chin served in the Navy as a Lieutenant Commander and was stationed on the USS Muliphen out of Norfolk, Virginia and subsequently Camp Pendleton in California. He was in private practice in Sussex, New Jersey for 35 years and served as Chief of Medicine and Chief of Staff at Wallkill Valley Hospital until 2004 when he relocated to Hawaii to be near his daughter and grandchildren. While in Hawaii, he worked at Kaiser Permanente Health Clinics, Tripler Medical Center, and most recently Ko’olauloa Health Clinic in Kahuku, Hawaii where he was still employed. He also served as a physician at the Lawton Indian Hospital in Oklahoma in 2012 for three months. Eugene was the loving husband of Susanne for 50 years. Dr. Chin is survived by his daughter, Lisa Hyatt; brother, Dr. William Chin; sisters, Frances Chin-Stevans and Evelyn Gershuny; grand- children, Genie Hyatt, Peter Hyatt, and Zachary Hyatt, and adored rescue dog, Lily, who was with him at the moment of his passing. He is also survived by countless treasured patients and friends in both New Jersey and Hawaii. Private services were held.
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