Keidan appointed chief medical officer at BCH

BOULDER — Dr. Benjamin Keidan has been appointed Boulder Community Health’s chief medical officer, replacing Dr. Paul Lewis, who will retire later this year after serving as CMO since the position was created at BCH in 2008.

Dr. Benjamin Keidan

“Ben has a wealth of experience as a primary-care physician, hospitalist and medical director that will allow him to seamlessly transition into this vital leadership role,” said Dr. Robert Vissers, BCH’s president and chief executive. “For the past two years, he has done an outstanding job leading BCH’s population health efforts, implementing constructive programs that have led to increased patient satisfaction and impressive clinical quality improvements.”  

Keidan has practiced medicine in Boulder County for more than 12 years. He began his career at BCH in 2007 at Internal Medicine Associates at Foothills and also practiced hospital medicine for two years. Since 2015, he has served as BCH’s medical director of quality and population health for outpatient primary-care and specialty clinics.

Vissers, on behalf of BCH’s board of directors and employees, thanked Lewis for “working tirelessly to improve patient care by expanding and strengthening the bonds between BCH and our physicians. He will be missed.”