Joseph Gorrell counsels hospitals, medical staffs, nursing homes and individual practitioners on a broad scope of issues ranging from practice bylaws to regulatory corrective actions to medical bioethics. He has successfully represented numerous physicians before the Board of Medical Examiners, defending claims, avoiding disciplinary actions and achieving favorable settlements. He provides legal advice to hospital medical staffs on a variety of subjects. He also supervises individual physicians and physician practice groups that are contracting with hospitals, managed care companies and other physicians. Joseph provides regular counseling to physicians who are establishing their own medical practices or becoming members of others.
Joseph is a former Deputy Attorney General for New Jersey and has experience providing counsel to the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and the Division on Civil Rights. He has served as president of Grotta Center for Senior Care, as president of the New Jersey Organ and Tissue Sharing Network, and on the board of Jewish Family Services of Somerset County and the Mental Health Association of Somerset County, of which he is a former vice president. He frequently lectures before state and county medical societies, other health care organizations and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Recently, he presented a seminar to the Central Dental Society covering insurance fraud investigations and proposed amendments to the Board of Dental Examiners' regulations.