Nolan Chang, MD

Nolan Chang, MD, is a board-certified Family Medicine physician from San Bernardino County and currently serves as the Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG) medical director for Business Management. In this role, he has accountabilities and oversight for multiple areas including Kaiser Permanente Health Connect, Permanente Human Resources including Benefits Strategy, Physician Compensation, SCPMG Financial Services, and more. Dr. Chang is also executive vice president of Strategy, Corporate Development, and Finance for the Permanente Federation.

Dr. Chang has 15 years of medical expertise and leadership experience. Prior to his current position, he served as regional assistant medical director for Strategic Projects with SCPMG Operations, successfully leading care transformation, telehealth, facility, and information technology initiatives across Southern California. He developed strategic partnerships to build 18 next generation medical office buildings and established a governance group to coordinate the clinical, legal, compliance, billing, access, IT, training, credentialing, and privileging aspects of SCPMG’s telehealth initiatives.

He joined SCPMG in 2005 following his internship and residency at the Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center, where he also served in multiple leadership positions, including physician director of Primary Care Operations, assistant chief of Family Medicine, and physician director for Outside Utilization. Dr. Chang was also the staff president for Fontana-Ontario Medical Centers. He earned his Bachelor of Science in biology from University of California, Los Angeles, and his Master of Science in physiology from Georgetown University, where he also earned his medical degree.

In his spare time, Dr. Chang enjoys spending time with his family and twin boys. He also enjoys volunteering in the community, traveling, and playing tennis.