Philadelphia Medical Staff Lawyer

For physicians, nurses, and other practitioners, and for the hospitals and health systems that employ them, patient safety is a top concern. When it comes to medical staff disciplinary matters, all parties must work to achieve a very delicate balance. While hospitals are obligated to shield patients from dangerous or incompetent physicians, they are also compelled to assure that the rights of the physicians on its medical staff are not trampled upon for arbitrary, frivolous, de minimus or retaliatory reasons. Protections built into a hospital’s medical staff bylaws and the Health Care Quality Improvement Act permit physicians the legal right to protect their medical staff privileges and livelihoods when the manner in which they care for their patients has been subjected to a hospital’s unwarranted corrective action.

We leverage our skill, knowledge, and experience to help individuals maintain confidentiality, resolve disputes, and defend against allegations of wrongdoing arising in the context of disciplinary actions, including proceedings aimed at restricting, suspending or terminating practitioner privileges.

Our Medical Staff Attorneys Have

Our lawyers have:

  • Represented medical practices and facilities in disputes with employee physicians
  • Represented physicians in disputes with hospitals regarding credentialing, re-credentialing, and employment agreements
  • Represented physicians, physician’s assistants, nurses, podiatrists, and other providers in matters before the State Boards of Medicine, Osteopathy, Nursing, Podiatry, and other medical disciplines
  • Prevented the termination of hospital physician staff, with no negative updates or consequences with respect to their National Practitioner Databank records
  • Represented providers of medical services in matters before administrative law judges
  • Advised clients in more than two-dozen hearings before federal, state, and administrative agencies, including licensing, DEA participation, Medicare, and Medicaid participation

Mr. Dennis Abramson is one of the best lawyers in his expertise. I had a chance to consult with him in regards to a personal matter related to residency program and he went out of his way to help me and my wife. His advice was godsent and my family are lucky to have been connected to him. I highly advice anyone out there with problems related to this firm's expertise to contact Mr. Dennis Abramson and get consultation and work with their law firm. You will not be disappointed. Thank you so much for everything. — HG

Dennis is an excellent attorney. He was very responsive and I really appreciated his insight and knowledge. Highly recommend him for future potential clients. — JDH

Dennis is knowledgeable, responsive, patient, accessible, a great listener and explains things in a way that is easy to understand. He's also very easy to talk to. Highly recommend! — CR

They took the time to quickly assess my case and provide insightful information and strategy for my case. — LL

Abramson Law Firm has represented my company for 15 years in all aspects of contractual law. Dennis gets it. He finds creative ways to negotiate our needs and we have always come out on top. He has been able to settle 99% of our disputes and has exceeded our financial expectations in both lower payouts and/or higher receipts time after time. For Medical Products Laboratories, Inc as well as my personal needs there is no one better or that we would trust more than Dennis. — SS

Dennis and the Abramson Firm have been an integral part of my business for the last decade. He has successfully and professionally guided me through a number of challenges over the years. He is, and always will be, my first call in a time of need. — PG

I had the privilege of talking with Dennis for NBME/NRMP advice. He is extremely responsive and will explain things in a way that is easy to understand and make sense. I chose to contact him to reduce my risk and would definitely contact him again if I was in a bind! — AVVO review

I consulted with Dennis regarding an NRMP dispute about a match violation. He spent a significant amount of time talking me through the possible options, expected outcomes, and plans for handling complications. While I fortunately ultimately did not need to formally hire him for his services, I am incredibly grateful for his counsel and knowledge. I was sure that he would be in the best position to help me for this problem. — AVVO review

I contacted Mr Dennis regarding an ECFMG issue, he was very friendly and gave me a great advice. He didn’t charge for the consultation even it took a lot of his time. — AVVO review

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