Board member since 2001

Calvin B. Wheeler, MD, is physician-in-chief in the Department of Neurology of Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Fremont, California, where he as served as regional sub chief of pediatric neurology and director of the Hayward EEG Lab. He has been with that organization since 1984 when he was hired as a staff pediatrician and neurologist at Kaiser’s Hayward facility. Dr. Wheeler also is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics & American Academy of Neurology.

Born and raised in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, Dr. Wheeler received his BS from the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy and his MD from the University of California, Irvine. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Boston City Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. He is quite active in the Bay Area’s medical community, currently working as a clinical instructor at the University of California, San Francisco in the Department of Pediatrics. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors of the Epilepsy League of the East Bay and the Agency for Infant Development. He is also a founding member and past president of the Kaiser African American Professionals Association (KAAPA). Dr. Wheeler and his wife, Sarajane, own CaSaj Gallery near Jack London Square in downtown Oakland.