Kirk S. Davis
Kirk S. Davis
Partner 
Chair, Healthcare Practice Group
401 East Jackson Street
Suite 1700
Tampa, FL 33602
 
Tel:
813.223.7333
Fax:
813.223.2837
 
 

Kirk Davis is the Akerman Healthcare Practice Group Chair. His practice areas include over 30 years of experience representing hospitals and other healthcare providers in healthcare litigation, principally medical malpractice and peer review. He has extensive experience in all aspects of medical staff matters from both the physician and hospital perspectives. Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law, Kirk has been recognized by Chambers USA since 2006 and The Best Lawyers in America since 1995 in health law and medical malpractice.
 

Lotenfoe v. Pahk, 747 So. 2d 422 (Fla. 2d DCA 1999)
 
Arango v. St. Anthony's Hospital, 683 So. 2d 120 (Fla. 2 DCA 1996)
 
St. Anthony's Hospital v. Lewis, 652 So. 2d 386 (Fla. 2d DCA 1995)
 
Henderson v. Holsonback, 608 So. 2d 815 (Fla. 2d DCA 1992)
 
Mosley v. Hackman, 560 So. 2d 790 (Fla. 2d DCA 1990)
 
Pinellas Emergency Mental Health Services, Inc. v. Richardson, 532 So. 2d 60 (Fla. 2d DCA 1988)
 
Richardson v. Albury, 505 So. 2d 521 (Fla. 2d DCA 1987)
 
Florida Power Corporation v. Barron, 481 So. 2d 1309 (Fla. 2d DCA 1986)
 

Board Certified in Health Law, The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, 1995-present
 
Chambers USA 2005-2013, Ranked in Florida for Healthcare
 
The Best Lawyers in America 1995-2014, Listed in Florida for Health Care Law, Litigation and Medical Malpractice Law-Defendents
 
Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2012, Listed in Florida for Health Care and Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
 
Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2005-2006, 2010-2012, Listed for Healthcare
 
Florida Medical Business 2001, Recognized as Best Healthcare Attorney in Tampa
 

Health Law Rx Blog, Editor
 
The Florida Bar Health Law Section, Speaker "Professional Credentialing and Peer Review, Medical Staff Governance and Bylaws, Institutional Operations and Risk Management" and "Patient Care Issues," March 8, 2014
 
Gulf Coast Health Information Management Association Education Symposium, Speaker, "The EHR, Knowing Which Version Is Legal...Priceless," May 19, 2012
 
The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Certification Review Course, Speaker, "Advanced Health Law Topics," March 8, 2013
 
All Children's Hospital, Bay Area Trauma Symposium, Speaker, "EMR Documentation-Legal Pitfalls," October 26, 2011
 
Aspatore Inside The Minds-Health Care Litigation Strategies, Author, Chapter 4, "The Increasing Complexity of Health Care Litigation," 2011
 
Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations (5th Ed.), Chapter 14: "Health Information Management," Roberta Carroll, Editor, copyright 2007
 
Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations (4th Ed.), Chapter 44: "Data Management," Roberta Carroll, Editor, copyright 2004
 
Hillsborough County Trauma Audit Committee, Speaker, "Considerations of Florida Access to Care laws and EMTALA."
 
Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations (3rd Ed.), Chapter 5: "Data Management," Roberta Carroll, Editor, copyright 2001
 
Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations (2nd Ed.), Chapter 17: "Data Management," Roberta Carroll, Editor, copyright 1997
 

The Florida Bar, Health Law Certification Committee, Past Member, 1994-2003, Past Chair, 1998-1999, Past Vice-Chair, 1996-1997, 2000-2001; Health Law Section, Past Chair, 1992-1993; Executive Committee, Past Member, 1989-1993, Past Treasurer, 1989, Past Secretary, 1990; Continuing Legal Education Committee, Past Chair, 1990; Nominating Committee, Past Chair, 1993
 
Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, Past President, November 2004- November 2006; Board Member, 1996-present
 
Florida Hospital Association, Member
 
American Health Lawyers Association, Member
 
St. Petersburg Bar Association, Medical-Legal Liaison Committee, Past Chair, 1990-1991
 
Clearwater Bar Association, Medical-Legal Liaison Committee, Past Chair 1993-1994
 

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J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 1982
B.S., Stetson University, 1979; Biology, magna cum laude

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