Alexander Ding, MD, MS, MBA

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology

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Alexander Ding, MD, MS, MBA, is a board-certified diagnostic and interventional radiologist and associate vice president for physician strategy and medical affairs at Humana. In his role at Humana, he leads a team focused on physician engagement, empowerment, advocacy and wellness; advancement of value-based care; and organizational strategy in clinician recruitment and retention.

Dr. Ding, a fellow in the American College of Radiology, is a practicing physician, currently teaching and providing clinical care as an associate professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is an industry mentor to students at the University of Louisville Bluegrass Biodesign and the Stanford Clinical Informatics and Management degree programs. He was previously managing partner at California Advanced Imaging, vice chief of the medical staff at San Mateo County Medical Center, and chief of radiology and medical director of imaging at Sutter Health.

In addition to serving as an adviser to multiple health technology companies and venture funds focused on health-related investments, Dr. Ding was a gubernatorial appointee to the board of directors of the California Health Professions Education Foundation.

Prior to being elected to the AMA Board of Trustees in June 2022, Dr. Ding served on the AMA Council on Science and Public Health, including as its chair during the COVID-19 pandemic. He previously served on the AMA Board of Trustees as a resident, the AMA Council on Legislation, and the AMPAC Board of Directors. Dr. Ding is the chair of the AMA Board’s Audit Committee and serves on the Board’s Finance Committee. He is the co-vice chair of the AMA’s Firearm Injury Prevention Task Force, and a liaison to the AMA Council on Science and Public Health, the AMA Young Physician Section, and the AMA Truth, Reconciliation, Healing, and Transformation Task Force.

Dr. Ding earned a BA in economics and an MS in public health from the University of California, Berkeley, an MBA in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and an MD from the University of California, San Francisco. He completed his residency and fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

A U.S. Navy veteran and native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Dr. Ding now resides in Louisville, Ky., with his wife Kimberly, a nursing school professor, and their two sons.


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