Leadership

Allen Nissenson, MD, FACP

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Nissenson serves as an Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Emeritus Chief Medical Officer of DaVita Kidney Care, and a member of the Board of Directors of Angion Biomedica Corp and Rockwell Medical, Inc.

In addition to his current roles, Dr. Nissenson is the immediate past Chair of Kidney Care Partners, immediate past Co-Chair of the Kidney Care Quality Alliance, and he served as Director of the Dialysis Program and Associate Dean at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.  He is a former President of the Renal Physicians Association and current member of the Government Affairs Committee.  Dr. Nissenson also previously served as President of the Southern California End-Stage Renal Disease Network, as well as Chair of the Medical Review Board.  Dr. Nissenson served for a year in Washington, D.C. as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow, working in the U.S. Senate with the late Senator Paul Wellstone.  He earned his M.D. from Northwestern University Medical School.