Permanente Medicine

Permanente Medicine is physician-led health care delivered to Kaiser Permanente patients and members with compassion and respect, by physicians who are called to practice medicine.

Permanente Medical Groups


In partnership with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, the Permanente Medical Groups are dedicated to the mission of improving the health of our patients and communities.


Permanente Medical Group leaders

Maria Ansari, MD, FACC
CEO and Executive Director, The Permanente Medical Group; President and CEO, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Nkem Chukwumerije, MD, MPH, FACP
President and Executive Medical Director, The Southeast Permanente Medical Group
Ramin Davidoff, MD
Co-CEO, The Permanente Federation; Executive Medical Director and Chairman of the Board, Southern California Permanente Medical Group; Chairman of the Board and CEO, The Southeast Permanente Medical Group; Chairman and CEO, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group
Leong Koh, MD
President and CEO, Northwest Permanente
Jeffrey Krawcek, MD, MBOE, SPHR
President and Executive Medical Director, Colorado Permanente Medical Group
Linda Tolbert, MD, JD, EdD, MPH
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Medical Director, Washington Permanente Medical Group
John Yang, MD
President and Medical Director, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group