Stephen Parodi, MD
Executive Vice President
The Permanente Federation at Kaiser Permanente
Stephen Parodi is executive vice president of external affairs, communications and brand at The Permanente Federation. He is also an associate executive director for The Permanente Medical Group, with responsibility for hospital operations, inpatient quality, patient safety, care of complex and special needs populations, skilled nursing facilities, home health, hospice, and advanced analytics. Dr. Parodi also serves as a liaison for Kaiser Permanente’s engagement in local and international healthcare delivery initiatives. He has held several leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente, including chief of infectious disease and HIV care director for the Napa Solano Service Area; chair of infectious disease for TPMG; chair of the Northern California Regional Infection Control Committee; chair of the HealthConnect Governance Committee; and regional director of hospital operations.
Dr. Parodi currently practices as an infectious disease physician in the Napa Solano service area. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University, completed his internal medicine residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and completed his infectious disease fellowship at the UCLA Affiliated Program in Infectious Disease. He is a fellow in the Infectious Disease Society of America and serves as a delegate to the California Medical Association for the Very Large Group Forum. He has served on Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America committees related to public policy, government affairs and antimicrobial stewardship. He actively collaborates with the California Department of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on public health matters. Dr. Parodi also serves as chair of the board of the Council of Accountable Physician Practices. He joined TPMG straight out of training because of Kaiser Permanente’s and Permanente Medicine’s clear mission to serve individual patients’ needs and bring medical excellence at an ever-greater scale through a concerted effort to achieve population management.