James Jang, MD

Dr. Jang’s introduction to San Francisco City Impact came in 2012 at a conference hosted by the American College of Cardiology. Representatives from the nonprofit, which provides medical and social support to the 47,000 poor and homeless living in the…

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Anthony Steimle, MD, FACC

If you ask Anthony Steimle, MD, about the key to effective leadership, he will tell you it’s about cultivating great leadership in others. “I try to identify the people within my group who are better equipped than me to solve…

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Robert Lundstrom, MD

Ask anyone who knows Robert Lundstrom, MD, to describe in one word what makes him tick, and the answer likely will be why. During his 40-year career as a cardiologist with The Permanente Medical Group, Dr. Lundstrom has initiated, facilitated…

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Jamal Rana, MD

When Jamal Rana, MD, joined The Permanente Medical Group, he hoped to combine his passion for practicing medicine with his love of research. Not only has he immensely enjoyed and excelled in his clinical practice, but his recent research project…

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Alison Meadows, MD

“It has been a privilege to develop a program that helps so many people, that gives them hope and guidance in living their lives as richly as possible.”
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Sushil Karmarkar, MD

"Under Dr. Karmarkar’s superb leadership, Walnut Creek has become a leader in cardiac care. His team has produced spectacular results for our patients."
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William Raskoff, MD

Inspired by his own professors while still a medical student at Stanford University, William Raskoff, MD has gone on to become an inspirational educator in his own right. In the past 35 years, he has taught generations of general internists…

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Ralph Brindis, MD, MPH

Few have done more to advance the nationwide collection, analyses and distribution of cardiovascular clinical outcomes data than Ralph Brindis, MD. In 1998, the American College of Cardiology asked Dr. Brindis to chair its newly created National Cardiovascular Data Registry…

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Arthur Klatsky, MD

It’s safe to say that Arthur Klatsky, MD, can look back with satisfaction on his exceptional contributions both as a full-time clinical cardiologist and world-renowned researcher during his 40-plus year KP career. Widely recognized for his research on the positive…

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Eleanor Levin, MD

"People in professional societies and research institutions talk theoretically about how to do things better, but here at Kaiser Permanente we work together to affect change and improve patient care and patient outcomes. We’re able to make a difference in people’s lives."
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