Douglas P. Grey, MD is a retired thoracic and vascular surgeon who practiced with The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) for 28 years. He was the Chief of Vascular and Thoracic Surgery at Kaiser San Francisco, Chief of Surgery, and had various leadership roles within Northern California for TPMG. He was a founding member of the Kaiser Permanente National Procurement Organization and Product Council in 1994 and was the Northern California Representative to the National Product Council and the Chairman of the Biomedical Device Integration Council. In 1992, he co-founded Operation Access, an organization providing free medical procedures to uninsured populations. He received awards from both the American College of Surgeons (Pfizer Surgical Volunteerism) in 2009 and the American College of Clinical Engineering Health Technology Management (HTM) Champion Award in 2013. He is on the Board of Trustees of MedShare International, an NGO providing medical supplies and equipment to underserved communities and foreign hospitals.