Variation Report: Advisory Committee

Lance Lang, MD, FAAFP
Chair, Advisory Committee
Consulting Medical Director, Health Dialog
Clinical Director, California Quality Collaborative

Jose A. Arevalo, MD, FAAFP
Primary Care Physician
Senior Medical Director
Sutter Independent Physicians

Wade M. Aubry, MD
Endocrinologist, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine

Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California, San Francisco

Clarence H. Braddock III, MD, MPH, FACP
General Internist
Professor of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine

Bill Chin, MD
Executive Medical Director
HealthCare Partners, LLC

Larry deGhetaldi, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Santa Cruz Division
Sutter Health

Richard L. Kravitz, MD, MSPH
Professor and Co-Vice Chair Research
UC Davis Division of General Medicine

Michael Ong, MD, PhD
General Internist
Assistant Professor of Medicine in Residence
University of California, Los Angeles

Steven D. Pearson, MD, MSc, FRCP
President, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School 

Cardiac

Ralph G. Brindis, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI
President, American College of Cardiology
Senior Advisor for Cardiovascular Disease Northern California Kaiser Permanente
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Robert A. Guyton, MD
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Distinguished Charles Ross Hatcher, Jr., Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Emory University School of Medicine

Jack Lewin, MD
Chief Executive Officer
American College of Cardiology

Grace Lin, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California, San Francisco

Lee Lucas, PhD, RN, MS
Associate Director for Research
Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
Maine Medical Center

David J. Malenka, MD
Professor of Medicine
Dartmouth Medical School
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Rita Redberg, MD, MSc, FACC, FAHA
Editor, Archives of Internal Medicine

Cardiologist
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of California, San Francisco

John Rumsfeld, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA
Staff Cardiologist
Cardiovascular Outcomes Researcher
Denver VA Medical Center

Dr. Richard Shemin, MD
Vice Chair, Surgery
Chief, Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Board of Directors, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Janet Wright, MD
Senior Vice President
Science & Quality
American College of Cardiology

Hip & Knee

Kevin Bozic, MD, MBA
Orthopedic Surgeon
Associate Professor and Vice Chair Department of Orthopedic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

William Maloney, M.D.
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
hair, Orthopaedic Surgery
Stanford University School of Medicine

Ronald Wyatt, MD
Chief, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Podiatry
Diablo Service Area
Chair of Orthopedic Chiefs
TPMG Northern California Region

Women’s Health

Miriam Kuppermann, PhD, MPH
Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Epidemiology
Director, Program in Clinical Perinatal and Comparative Effectiveness Research
University of California, San Francisco

David Lagrew, MD
Obstetrician, Gynecologist, & Perinatologist
Medical Director-Obstetrics
Director of Informatics
Saddleback Memorial Medical Center

Elliott Main, M.D.
Chairman and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, California Pacific Medical Center
Director, California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative

Bariatric Surgery

John Morton, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Section Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Director of Quality, Surgery and Surgical Sub-Specialties
Director of Bariatric Surgery
Stanford School of Medicine

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