Edward A. Chow, M.D.
Dr. Chow is a practicing internist in San Francisco. He attended the University of San Francisco, and St. Louis University School of Medicine and completed his post graduate training in internal medicine at the Southern Pacific Memorial Hospital, SF. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Chow is the Medical Director of the Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP), organized to meet the linguistic and cultural needs of the Chinese community in San Francisco. He is also the Executive Director of the Chinese Community Health Care Association (CCHCA).
Since 1989, he has served on the SF Health Commission, which has responsibility for over $1 billion of services and facilities including SF General Hospital, and Laguna Honda Hospital and is currently Chair of the Joint Conference Committee for SF General Hospital. He is a principal investigator for the SF Chinese site of the NCI Project, Asian American Network for Cancer, Awareness, Research and Training (AANCART). He chairs the Asian Pacific Islander American Diabetes Association Action Committee (APADAC) and serves on the Physicians Relations Committee for Anthem Blue Cross of California. He was Chairman, first President, and currently a member of the Board of Directors of the NICOS Chinese Health Coalition.
Dr. Chow served as President of the SF Medical Society and the California Society of Internal Medicine, and a past member of the Board of Trustees of the California Medical Association. He is currently secretary of the board of the Institute of Medical Quality, a subsidiary of the California Medical Association.