Nolan Chang, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician from San Bernardino County and currently serves as the medical director for business management at Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG).
In this role, he has accountability and oversight for the following areas of SCPMG: KP HealthConnect®; professional contracts; business systems and reporting; benefits strategy; physician compensation; retirement committee; investments and portfolio management; financial services; strategic ventures/retail; medical imaging; national and Southern California Medicare; accounting, audit, budgeting, and tax; informatics; occupational medicine; and IT and pharmacy interface.
Dr. Chang has over 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. Dr. Chang has successfully led care transformation, including telehealth, practice management, people strategy, facilities, and information technology across the region. 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, information technology, training, credentialing, and privileging aspects of SCPMG’s telehealth initiatives.
Dr. Chang joined SCPMG in 2005 following his internship and residency at Fontana Medical Center, where he also served in multiple leadership positions, including as 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.
Dr. Chang earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his master’s degree in physiology as well as his medical degree from Georgetown University.