DaVita Kidney Care has named Bryan Becker, MD, MMM, FACP, CPE as vice president of integrated care and member of the Office of the Chief Medical Officer, DaVita’s physician leadership team. Dr. Becker will lead the clinical programs for VillageHealth at DaVita HealthCare Partners.

“Dr. Becker’s career is testament to his commitment to patients by improving and growing value based health care,” said Allen R. Nissenson, MD, FACP, chief medical officer for DaVita Kidney Care. “We are looking forward to seeing the ways in which he can help us to provide holistic, patient centered, integrated health care.”

Becker graduated from Dartmouth College and received his MD from the University of Kansas. He has served as president of the National Kidney Foundation. Prior to working with DaVita, Becker led the nephrology group at the University of Wisconsin where he assisted in developing Wisconsin Dialysis Inc. and was president of the University of Chicago Medicine Care Network. He also held the position of vice president of clinical integration and associate dean for clinical affairs at the University of Chicago Medicine.