About Us

The East Bay area, home of the flagship Oakland Medical Center and Richmond Medical Center, comprises 12 cities and municipalities within the Alameda County and the western section of Contra Costa County. From Kaiser Permanente’s inception in 1945, the nonprofit organization has led with innovation, beginning with its prepaid health care services offered to Richmond shipyard workers during World War II. Today, the Richmond and Oakland Medical Centers are home to about 700 physicians and 5,600 employees who serve over a quarter of a million members yearly. Kaiser Permanente strives to maintain a diverse workforce to reflect the needs of the community and is a leader in social responsibility with programs designed to keep you healthy and remain healthy. Convenience for its members is a top priority for Kaiser Permanente: the secure Members web site allows you to schedule appointments, e-mail your doctor, refill your prescriptions, review lab results, find health education classes, learn about wellness, and anything else at the reach of your fingertips.

Kaiser Permanente wants you to thrive.


Edmund Chan
Senior Vice President and Area Manager, East Bay Area

Goran Kalas
Medical Group Administrator

Rita Ng, MD
Physician-In-Chief, Oakland Medical Center

John Morehouse, MD
Physician-In-Chief, Richmond Medical Center


2417 Central Ave.
Alameda, CA 94501


2621 Tenth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710


3600 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611


1301 Pinole Valley Road
Pinole, CA 94564


901 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801-3143

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