Gretchen K. Mello, MD, JD

With a proactive yet patient approach, Gretchen Mello, MD, is a highly versatile leader that excels in offering innovative solutions to complex problems. As the Assistant Physician-in Chief, she thrives on The Permanente Medical Group’s model for patient care and…

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Simon Ashiku, MD

The number of U.S adults who develop gastric or esophageal cancer each year is small – approximately 2.5% of all new cancer diagnoses. This means most oncologists or surgeons outside of a tertiary academic center might see only a few…

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Yan Li, MD

The number of U.S adults who develop gastric or esophageal cancer each year is small – approximately 2.5% of all new cancer diagnoses. This means most oncologists or surgeons outside of a tertiary academic center might see only a few…

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Julie Sandoval, MD

Respected for her broad understanding of the organization, Julie Sandoval, MD, is widely lauded for her collaborative and empowering leadership style. She attributes her most important lessons about leadership to her training as a geriatrician, where teamwork is essential. In…

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David Ng, MD, DDS

Always forward-thinking, David Ng, MD, challenges those around him to think creatively and to constantly innovate. Throughout his long career, Dr. Ng has advanced revolutionary ideas that now underpin the unique care delivery system within Kaiser Permanente. Never one to…

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Dustin Mark, MD

While most patients visiting the emergency department for chest or abdominal pain do not have a life-threatening condition like a heart attack or appendicitis, determining who is indeed at high risk and in need of urgent management can be a…

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Dana Sax, MD, MPH

While most patients visiting the emergency department for chest or abdominal pain do not have a life-threatening condition like a heart attack or appendicitis, determining who is indeed at high risk and in need of urgent management can be a…

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