Benjamin Hippen, MD, FASN, FAST

 

Benjamin Hippen, MD, FASN, FAST
Senior Vice President, Global Head of Transplant Medicine, Global Medical Office

Benjamin Hippen is senior vice president and head of Transplant Medicine, leading the company’s worldwide efforts to expand access to and understanding of transplant medicine. He is a clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, and serves on the board of directors of InterWell Health in North America, a nephrology-focused population health management company. A general and transplant nephrologist, Dr. Hippen served as physician partner with Metrolina Nephrology Associates, Physicians Alliance, a 38-nephrologist private practice in Charlotte, N.C., and served as medical director of both a large in-center dialysis facility and large home therapies unit. He is the author of more than 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts focused on ethics and public policy issues in nephrology and transplantation. He received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Rice University and his doctor of medicine from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his fellowship in nephrology and renal transplantation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.