Norman Chenven, MD

Founding CEO, ARC

Norman H. Chenven, MD, is the Founding CEO of Austin Regional Clinic (ARC), one of the oldest and largest physician-owned health care providers in the Central Texas area. 

Dr. Chenven serves as President of Austin Regional Independent Associates (ARIA), a local independent practice association that develops and provides physician networks for partially self-insured ERISA plans.

Our mission continues to be providing access to quality affordable health care in every community in the greater Austin area.


  • Education

    MD, State University of New York Medical Science Center in Brooklyn
    Bexar County Hospital in San Antonio, Texas

  • Memberships & Awards

    Austin Chamber of Commerce 2013 Executive Leadership Award
    Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) 2016 Physician Emeritus
    Travis County Medical Society (TCMS) 2016 Physician of the Year
    2017 AAFP Congress of Delegates Award

  • Professional Positions & Honors

    Past Board Member, American Medical Group Association
    Vice-Chairman, Council of Accountable Physician Practices
    Executive Committee and past Vice Chairman, Austin Healthcare Council
    Member of American Medical Association
    Member of Texas and American Academy of Family Physicians
    Member of Texas Medical Association
    Member of the Travis County Medical Society
    Member, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas' Physician Advisory Council
    Member, CIGNA's National Physician Advisory Committee
    Member, Texas Medical Association's Select Committee on Patient Safety
    Member, The Group Practice Advisory Committee to American Medical Association Board of Trustees
    Member, United Healthcare's National Physician Advisory Council