Restoring the Joy of Practice

Reimagined care, reconnected purpose.

Our Promise

Empowering physicians to deliver world-class care.

Alpine Physician Partners equips physicians with the services, technology, and human capital resources tailored to the care of seniors and vulnerable populations.

With Alpine, physicians are supported by a community of peers who are leading the way in today’s changing healthcare environment. By playing an integral part in a larger population health effort, Alpine physicians become champions of healthcare transformation and are empowered to make an even greater impact on the lives of patients.

A Partnership Designed for Results

From better practice management for our physician partners to world-class care for their patients.

Our Model

An innovative care delivery model revolving around the most important relationship of all.

Our healthcare system is more complicated, more regulated, and more administratively burdensome than ever before. All the while, consumer expectations are rising and technological innovations are occurring at an exponential pace. All of these factors are creating a burden on physicians, who are spending more time in front of screens and on administrative tasks, and less and less time with their patients in the actual practice of medicine.

Alpine is here to solve the key access, quality, and cost challenges facing physicians. We have created a delivery model that utilizes a blend of human encounters and interdisciplinary collaboration, and provides a best-in-class administrative infrastructure powered by state-of-the-art technology designed by and for physicians.

It adds up to a holistic approach to meet the modern physician’s needs, which in turn ensures a holistic approach to patient care. Alpine’s full-circle model has proven instrumental in bringing the physician – and the patient – back to the joy of practice.

The Alpine Delivery Model

EMR Integrated Virtual Specialist Center
House Calls & Urgent Care at Home Program
Technology-enabled Social Determinants of Health Platform
Interdisciplinary Care Teams
Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics Tools
Comprehensive Geriatrics Clinics

Our Team

Our team has 150+ collective years experience in managed care and virtual care delivery.

We have the experience and passion to be the leading growth platform for integrated, coordinated care for the Medicare and Medicare Advantage population.

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Chris Wing

Chief Executive Officer

Chris has led multiple multi-billion-dollar Medicare Advantage and Medicaid organizations. He was most recently CEO of SCAN Health Plan. Under Chris' leadership, SCAN became the fastest-growing non-Kaiser plan in Southern California, consistently posting best-in-class quality outcomes. Prior to SCAN, Chris was the National Chief Operating Officer for HealthCare Partners Medical Group.

Chris was recently awarded the Special Needs Plan Alliance 2021 Humanitarian Award for contributions to the science of frail seniors.

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Ted Halkias

Chief Financial Officer

An experienced financial leader in the healthcare industry, Ted joins Alpine from Agilon Health, a leading physician group enablement organization. As Agilon’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer, he led the development of the finance and accounting infrastructure through its expansion to over $2 billion in revenue, and was instrumental in leading Agilon through its April 2021 initial public offering.

Ted previously served as CFO at Landmark Health, a provider of health care services to chronically ill patients, as well in various finance executive roles at DaVita / HealthCare Partners, most recently as CFO of DaVita Medical Group. Ted began his career at Ernst & Young LLP, and is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley.

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Ziad Haydar, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Haydar is a Johns Hopkins-trained Geriatrician with more than 20 years of physician executive experience at major provider organizations.

He most recently served as Chief Medical Officer for Ascension Health, where he led multiple clinical quality initiatives and the formation of the Ascension Medical Group, which has over seven thousand providers. Previously, Dr. Haydar was a Vice President for healthcare improvement at the Baylor Health Care System, where he also had responsibility over the Baylor Geriatrics Center.

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Olivia Ley

Chief Growth Officer

Olivia has more than a decade of experience in healthcare as an investor, operator, and partner to leading management teams. Prior to Alpine Physician Partners, she was a Vice President at Summit Partners, where she focused on the provider services sector.

Olivia has a BA in English Literature with High Honors from Princeton University.

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Sunny Ramchandani, M.D., MPH

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Ramchandani brings more than 20 years of value-based care experience to Alpine Physician Partners, including successful oversight for large provider entities (>2000 staff members) and high-revenue systems (>$1B).

In both the private and government-sector healthcare environments, Dr. Ramchandani has provided strategic and operational leadership in several key areas, including care delivery, health services, payer models, and health technology sub-sectors.

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Catherine Crow

Chief People Officer

Catherine’s passion for HR transformation drives her ability to create differentiating cultures and support rapid growth. She has more than 25 years of experience as a senior human resources executive at leading healthcare organizations, including Optum, DaVita Medical Group, and HealthCare Partners Medical Group.

Catherine holds a master’s degree in Industrial Social Work from the University of Southern California.

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Karen Xie, Ph.D.

Chief Digital Officer

With more than 20 years of IT experience in the healthcare provider and payer industries, Karen has helped lead healthcare transformation into the digital age. She enables growth through developing and leading all aspects of Information & Technology, from strategy to execution.

Prior to joining Alpine, Karen was Chief Technology Officer at Blue Shield of California. She earned her Ph.D. in Physics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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Ziad Haydar, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Haydar is a Johns Hopkins-trained Geriatrician with more than 20 years of physician executive experience at major provider organizations.

He most recently served as Chief Medical Officer for Ascension Health, where he led multiple clinical quality initiatives and the formation of the Ascension Medical Group, which has over seven thousand providers. Previously, Dr. Haydar was a Vice President for healthcare improvement at the Baylor Health Care System, where he also had responsibility over the Baylor Geriatrics Center.

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Sunny Ramchandani, M.D., MPH

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Ramchandani brings more than 20 years of value-based care experience to Alpine Physician Partners, including successful oversight for large provider entities (>2000 staff members) and high-revenue systems (>$1B).

In both the private and government-sector healthcare environments, Dr. Ramchandani has provided strategic and operational leadership in several key areas, including care delivery, health services, payer models, and health technology sub-sectors.

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Karen Xie, Ph.D.

Chief Digital Officer

With more than 20 years of IT experience in the healthcare provider and payer industries, Karen has helped lead healthcare transformation into the digital age. She enables growth through developing and leading all aspects of Information & Technology, from strategy to execution.

Prior to joining Alpine, Karen was Chief Technology Officer at Blue Shield of California. She earned her Ph.D. in Physics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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Bart Wald, M.D.

Senior Advisor

Dr. Wald is a former senior physician executive with HealthCare Partners Medical Group and Providence Health California. He was also founding CEO of Physician Associates IPA. Dr. Wald is currently a consulting Medical Director of the California Quality Collaborative.

Contact Us

See how Alpine can help unlock the value of your practice.

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