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Richard Trogman


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About Richard Trogman


Richard Trogman is an experienced healthcare executive based in the Los Angeles metro region. As of late January 2022, Richard D. Trogman became the chief executive officer of Stockton Regional Rehabilitation Hospital located in Stockton, California. He eagerly began planning for the 50-bed medical rehabilitation hospital’s opening. Thanks to his extensive years of experience Richard is certain that he can make a positive impact in operating a startup hospital. His current goals surround providing exceptional care and fostering high satisfaction levels among employees, patients, and members of the community. Learn more about his hospital’s opening!

Richard proudly defines himself as a liberal healthcare leader. Anyone who has had the pleasure of working alongside Richard can attest that he follows the Seven C’s of Character in both his professional and personal life. Richard is a person who values and honors his conscience, the internal moral compass that guides him throughout his life. He regularly demonstrates his concern for others’ well-being by displaying real, selfless concern. Richard Trogman is renowned for being thoughtful in addition to being sensitive, compassionate, and philanthropic. Richard provided a great example of how to own your decisions and had the foresight to recognize how actions influence others from a young age. This is one of the reasons he has excelled as a mentor, teacher, and team leader over the course of his outstanding career managing operations and enhancing treatment for both owned and contracted hospitals alike. Richard also has the courage to ask for and receive constructive feedback, which he utilizes to improve and nurture his relationships with colleagues and clients. Richard Trogman is a skilled communicator and problem solver with extensive organizational planning, multimillion-dollar operating budgeting, capital projects, contract negotiations, and employee development. He has a facilitative leadership style that leads to high satisfaction levels among employees, patients, and physicians.

Richard first attended the University of California, Los Angeles. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology. After graduation, he then continued his studies, receiving a Master of Science from California State University, Northridge, where he earned a degree in Healthcare  Administration. 

Richard Trogman is an active philanthropist who supports many organizations close to his heart. His selflessness has been acknowledged both in the healthcare sector and in his neighborhood. The American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) is a professional organization dedicated to ethics, leadership, diversity, lifelong learning, and inclusion in the healthcare business, with over 48,000 members. It is a great honor to be chosen a Fellow, and Richard Trogman is well-deserving of the award. Richard Trogman’s well-deserved Fellowship was made possible by his expertise and experience, advanced education, healthcare management experience, volunteer hours, and many references. Richard has also proved himself an expert in recognizing difficulties, performing data analysis, and finding solutions that save money while preserving or enhancing quality, according to his Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) from Kaiser Permanente.

Past Positions


Chief Operating Officer – Stockton Regional Rehabilitation Hospital

Stockton, California (2022 – Present)


System Chief Operating Officer – PIH Health/President

PIH Health

Whittier & Downey, California (2019 – 2020)


Chief Operating Officer

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan

Oakland, California (1990 – 2019)
Woodland Hills, California (2011 – 2019)

Interim Regional VP/COO

Colorado Region

Denver, Colorado (2018)

Community Involvement

  • United Way of Ventura County, Board Member 

  • Workforce Development Board of Ventura County, Board Member 

Education & Professional Development


California State University, Northridge (CSUN), Northridge, California 


Master of Science, Health Administration 


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, California 


Bachelor of Science, Psychobiology 


Kaiser Permanente: 
  • Executive Leadership Program, Harvard Business School, 2009 
  • Advanced Management Program, 2003 
  • Middle Management Program, 1999 
  • American College of Healthcare Executives, Board Certified in Healthcare Management, Fellow 
  • Health Care Executives of Southern California, Board of Directors/Vice-Chair, State of Healthcare 
  • Six Sigma Process Improvement, Green Belt

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