Naveen Chandra, MD

For 15 years Dr. Chandra witnessed the deteriorating vision of patients diagnosed with keratoconus, while at the same time knowing that people with the same condition in other parts of the world had access to a procedure called corneal crosslinking…

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Issa Fakhouri, MD

Less than a decade ago, Kaiser Permanente Northern California ranked in the low 100s in the country for diabetes management. But thanks to a program Dr. Fakhouri implemented in the Central Valley and then helped spread throughout the region, KP…

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Jason Lee, MD

After Dr. Lee finished his pathology training at Stanford University in 2008, he joined The Permanente Medical Group and soon became director of the blood bank at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara, where he noticed a trend: blood transfusions were on…

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Suchada Nopachai, MD

Dr. Nopachai has always known her life’s calling is to help others. But this purpose took on a laser focus after a traumatic event in 2014, in which the gynecologic surgeon's 4-year-old son suddenly collapsed in cardiac arrest while playing…

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Bethan Powell, MD

Dr. Powell’s interest in oncogenetics was sparked by a historic case in her own practice. “Three sisters came to see me in the early 1990s with a strange family history—three generations of an incredibly rare fallopian tube cancer,” Dr. Powell…

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