Raul Cruz, MD

A number of our country's best head and neck surgeons have one thing in common; they were trained by Dr. Raul Cruz. Since 2001, Dr. Cruz has directed Kaiser Permanente Oakland's distinguished Head & Neck Residency Training Program. He teaches…

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Walter Kinney, MD

Dr. Walter Kinney helped confirm what he and others long suspected - that a Pap test alone may not be enough to detect certain types of invasive cervical cancer. A test for the human papilloma virus (HPV) is also needed.…

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Vivian Reyes, MD

Teaching is in her blood. A tutor throughout high school, college, and medical school, now Dr. Vivian Reyes teaches clinicians and non-clinicians how to save lives in an emergency. "Most people, even those of us in emergency medicine, aren't prepared…

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Michael Lawson, MD

“I want my research to make a difference in people’s lives,” says Dr. Michael Lawson. His research has been making a difference for decades now, especially for people with serious gastrointestinal problems that affect their health, well-being and quality of…

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