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 is a former chair of The Florida Bar Health Law Certification Committee. He has been recognized by Chambers USA since 2005 and The Best Lawyers in America since 1995 in health law, litigation, and medical malpractice defense. As a member of the firm's Regulated Substances Task Force, Kirk also advises clients about the Federal, State and local laws that govern regulated substances, including medical marijuana, pharmaceuticals, and other controlled substances. He has served as an arbitrator in various healthcare related matters, and is a sought after speaker on health law topics.