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Medical License Defense

Medical License Defense in California

Medical professionals, including physicians, who are facing disciplinary action need to take immediate action to protect their reputation, their license, and their livelihood. As a medical professional, you worked hard to achieve your credentials, career, and reputation. If you are being investigated or have been contacted by a licensing board, it is extremely important to have a dedicated, caring, and experienced medical licensing defense lawyer on your side who can effectively protect your professional license and career.

Who We Can Help

The Geller Firm has experience helping an array of medical professionals in license defense matters, including:

  • Doctors;
  • Surgeons;
  • Dentists;
  • Physician Assistants;
  • Nurse Practitioners;
  • Registered Nurses;
  • Pharmacists;
  • Optometrists;
  • Physical Therapists;
  • Occupational Therapists;
  • Speech Therapists;
  • Respiratory Care Therapists;
  • Chiropractors; and/or
  • Acupuncturists.

In California, a medical professional, including physicians, who are facing disciplinary actions due to an accusation of malpractice, ethics violations, or substance abuse could find their livelihood in jeopardy. Such accusations against a medical professional may lead to a suspension or license revocation.

Capable of Defending You in All Types of Licensing Issues

The Geller Firm is experienced in navigating clients through the complexities of the disciplinary process. This includes building a strategic defense which may include additional education, credentialing, or therapy for you, if needed. We are ready and able to assist you in handling all types of licensing issues including:

  • Disclosure of Criminal Arrests and Convictions
  • Investigations prior to the filing of an Accusation
  • Accusations seeking Revocation and License Discipline
  • Applications for a Professional License
  • Denial of a Professional License
  • Requests for Modification of Discipline
  • Petitions for Reinstatement of a Professional License
  • Representation during a hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge

Why It Makes Sense to Retain the Services of an Experienced Medical License Defense Lawyer

If you are a physician or healthcare professional who received a letter from your licensing board informing you that there may be an adverse action against you, you need an experienced medical license defense lawyer who can effectively advocate for your professional interests.

Capable of Helping Appeal an Adverse Decision by a Medical Licensing Board

If your medical licensing board has already taken an adverse action, The Geller Firm can help. We have experience helping fight adverse actions such as:

  • Citations;
  • Suspensions;
  • License revocations; and
  • License denials.

The Geller Firm has experience reversing, modifying, and appealing adverse decisions by medical licensing agencies. This is typically accomplished by either working with the appropriate agency, challenging an agency determination at a hearing, or filing an appeal.

Ready to Stand Up and Fight for Your Medical License? Contact The Geller Firm Today

If you are a physician who is ready to take action to defend your medical license, now is the time to contact The Geller Firm. Why? Because Michael Geller and his legal team are passionate about defending physicians from disciplinary actions initiated by medical licensing boards. The Geller Firm is located in San Francisco and Lamorinda. The firm is capable of providing top-notch medical license defense in San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland, Walnut Creek, Palo Alto, Pleasanton, and Marin.


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