As a member of the firm's Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education team, Deborah focuses her practice on representing physicians, behavioral health providers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and multispecialty clinics in operational and regulatory matters. She is experienced in peer review, including development of peer review policies and procedures, and representation of both physicians and providers in peer review hearings. She regularly serves as a hearing officer and mediator in dispute resolutions between hospitals and medical staff and is a Certified Mediator and specializes in HIPAA.
Deborah also has extensive experience with the following:
With a master's degree in social work, Deborah particularly enjoys using her counseling skills to resolve conflicts before they develop into matters of litigation. Before joining Husch Blackwell, Deborah practiced with Brown McCarroll.