FMC - Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA

09/06/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/06/2021 06:31

Fresenius Medical Care strengthens transplantation medicine

Fresenius Medical Care expands capabilities at its Global Medical Office: As part of a holistic approach to kidney therapy, the company aims to play an active role in the field of kidney transplantation. To achieve this, Fresenius Medical Care has created the position of Head of Transplantation Medicine and appointed Dr. Benjamin Hippen (49), a US citizen, to fill the post. In this role, he will lead the company's worldwide efforts to expand access to and understanding of transplant medicine. Dr. Hippen is a distinguished general and transplant nephrologist. He previously served on the Board of Directors of InterWell Health in North America, a nephrology network in which Fresenius Medical Care participates.