Phyllis Stark, DNP, RN, CENP

Phyllis Stark


Chief Nurse Executive, Fresno Medical Center

Phyllis Stark joined Kaiser Permanente in 2012, and was appointed Chief Nurse Executive and Chief Operating Officer for the Fresno Medical Center in early 2022. Phyllis is responsible for leadership and oversight of nursing practice as well as facility, hospital operations and the Continuum of Care for the Fresno service area.

Prior to joining the Fresno team, Phyllis was the Regional Chief Nurse Executive for the Northern California Continuum of Care where she served as the health plan lead for the NCAL Kaiser Permanente Advanced Care at Home program as well as clinical services provided in the post-acute space.

Phyllis is a Registered Nurse specializing in Emergency and Critical Care. Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, Phyllis held several senior nurse leader positions including Chief Nursing Officer and Administrative Nursing Director.

In December of 2019, Phyllis completed her doctoral studies at the University of San Francisco and graduated with a Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive Leadership. Phyllis also holds a master’s degree in Nursing from Walden University. Phyllis is an advocate for clinical practice excellence and is enthusiastic about driving quality care delivery through employee and physician engagement in a collaborative working environment where patients are at the center.