Sameer Awsare, MD

Associate Executive Director

In his role as associate executive director, Dr. Awsare oversees mental health, pharmacy services, risk-adjusted coding, revenue cycle, pain services, and outside medical services for The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG). He also leads the work for TPMG’s opioid initiative.

Dr. Awsare has served in several leadership roles since joining The Permanente Medical Group in 1993. He was chair of the Hospital Ethics Committee and has been involved in Medicare coding and compliance at the medical center level. He also served as the chief of Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Campbell Medical Offices, where he continues to see patients.

Dr. Awsare was a member of the TPMG Board of Directors from 1997-2014, serving as secretary from 2000 to 2006 and then as chair of the board’s Governance Committee and vice-chair of the board from 2006 to 2014. He is currently secretary of the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group Board of Directors.

He has also served on the voluntary clinical faculty at Stanford University of School of Medicine.

Dr. Awsare is board certified in internal medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine, and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.