Arizona Physician Law Attorney


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In addition to providing care, physicians face a large amount of legal issues which present themselves in a verity of situations. These legal implications can result in heavy regulation of a physician’s everyday duties and their practice as a whole.  Additionally, the medical field is constantly growing and evolving, and physicians who have access to experienced legal representation are much better equipped to deal with these changes. Throughout the course of daily operations, numerous issues not relating to providing medical care can and do arise which can negatively cause a physician’s focus to divert from their intended purpose.

Arizona Medical Board and Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners Defense

Attorney Robert Chelle is dedicated to providing targeted and experienced legal representation that is aimed at resolving your legal issues and disputes in the most timely and efficient manner possible in order to insure that the physician can concentrate on delivering medical care, rather than on battling and challenging legal complexities.

The rapidly changing health care environment requires creative and effective solutions tailored to the vast pressures of the industry. There are a vast amount of different acts and regulating bodies which can potentially come into play when talking about the heavily influential work of physicians. Attorney Robert Chelle has experience working on the inside of the industry, and this incredible experience allows him to apply his full understanding of the health care industry and tailor legal strategies to fit the unique circumstances of your case. This personal and specialized legal representation offers a rare chance to have your issue handled by an attorney who fully understands, respects, and believes in your individual case.

Attorney Robert Chelle can guide new or established physicians through contract negotiations and business dealings.  He can provide counsel or represent you regarding:

  • Arizona Medical Board
  • Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners
  • Administrative, Civil and Criminal Defense
  • Medical Peer Review Representation
  • National Practitioner Database
  • Credentialing and Privileges
  • Employment Contracts
  • Productivity Based Employment Agreements
  • Recruitment Agreements
  • Relative Value Units (RVU)
  • Licensing / Licensing Boards
  • Restrictive Covenants (Non-competes)

A physician should not enter into any contract without having the agreement reviewed by counsel.  With the advent of productivity based employment agreements it is imperative that any physician have an employment agreement reviewed before it is executed.

Common dangers associated with not having your employment agreement reviewed are:

  • Inadequate malpractice coverage
  • Misidentifying negative terms
  • Not enough paid time off (PTO)
  • Provisions that violate Stark and the Anti-Kickback Statutes and Regulations
  • Unfair restrictive covenants (non-competes)
  • Unfavorable call schedules

If you are in need of assistance with a physician related legal issue or transaction, contact Attorney Robert Chelle by email or by telephone at 602-344-9865.