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Dermatology Practice Mergers and Acquisitions

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 | 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET


Dermatology Practice Mergers and Acquisitions

Richard Cooper, Member, will speak in an upcoming Strafford live webinar, "Dermatology Practice Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Affiliations" Wednesday, June 29.

The demand for dermatology services is growing and expected to exceed $13 billion by 2017. This unprecedented growth in the practice of dermatology offers opportunities for private equity and other investors.

Counsel for dermatologists, dermatology practices, and investors must understand the composition of the market and the different deal structures available in order to determine which structure is most appropriate for the transaction in question. Counsel must also consider corporate practice of medicine and fee splitting, HIPAA compliance, Stark compliance, and noncompete enforceability in assessing whether to go forward with the sale, merger, acquisition or purchase of a practice.

The panel will provide guidance to counsel representing dermatology practices and investors when evaluating the various transaction structures for buying or selling a practice, conducting due diligence, and meeting regulatory compliance requirements. They will also offer best practices for executing dermatology practice deal transactions.

After the presentation there will be a live question and answer session with participants.

Click here for more information or to register. You may also call 1-800-926-7926 ext. 10, ask for Dermatology Practice Mergers & Acquisitions on June 29, 2016 and mention code: ZDFCT.


  • What are the regulatory compliance requirements and key diligence considerations in dermatology practice transactions?
  • What impacts the fair market value of a dermatology practice?
  • What best practices should counsel employ when assessing which structure should be used in a dermatology practice transaction?



Richard Cooper McDonald Hopkins Cleveland
Richard Cooper
Member; Co-Chair, National Healthcare Practice Group; Co-Chair, Healthcare Restructuring Practice Group