George Kalkines’ expertise focuses on all aspects of health care law, including corporate organization, regulatory compliance, finance, and reimbursement matters. He has been included in The Best Lawyers in America for more than ten years. And he has been named one of the Top-Ranked Attorneys by Chambers USA.
His expertise involves physician and faculty practice arrangements, capital financing, labor relations, collective bargaining, and medical/legal issues; substantial experience in representing financially distressed institutions and assisting in the planning, financing, and construction of health care facilities; substantial experience in strategic planning and network development; financial turnarounds, planning, and implementation, including pre- and post-bankruptcy restructurings.
George serves as general or special counsel to voluntary, public, and proprietary health care providers, including academic medical centers, acute and specialty care hospitals, nursing homes, faculty practice plans, and ambulatory care organizations.
George was a member of the Special Mayoral Task that oversaw the restructuring of New York City’s public hospital system leading to the creation and implementation of the NYC Health and Hospital Corp. He subsequently served as secretary and general counsel for the corporation. George has organized and led a number of legislative initiatives to enhance provider reimbursement and to establish special capital financing programs for financially distressed institutions.