Christopher Dean - Health Lawyer at Ober|Kaler (Baltimore, MD)

Christopher P. Dean

443.263.7576 fax

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland

Court Admissions

  • Court of Appeals of Maryland


  • University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2004)
    • Law Review, Articles Editor
    • National Moot Court Team, Captain
  • United States Naval Academy (B.S., with merit, 1994)

Christopher P. Dean


Christopher Dean is a principal attorney in Ober|Kaler's Health Law Group. He advises physicians, hospitals and other health care facilities on Medicare/ Medicaid billing and compliance, the Maryland Patient Referral Law, the Stark law, the antikickback statute, physician recruitment, electronic health records and e-prescribing, HIPAA, HITECH and patient privacy. He also advises ambulatory surgical centers, assisted living facilities, home health agencies and other health care facilities regarding licensure, the Certificate of Need program and other regulatory matters.

Chris has also worked with clients on a variety of issues involving nonprofit entities, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust issues, the purchase and sale of ambulatory surgical centers, professional corporations and other entities, contract negotiation, entity formation, employment and consulting agreements, and other corporate and limited liability company matters.

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland
    • Peer Review Committee
  • Colchester on the Severn Community Association
    • Past President
  • Lawyers Campaign Against Hunger
    • Executive Committee
  • Maryland Court of Appeals Mentoring Program 
  • Maryland State Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Health Law Section
      • Chair, 2011-2012
      • Vice Chair, 2010-2011 
      • Section Council
      • Legislative Liaison
    • Health Mentor Program
  • Navy Mutual Aid Association
    • Board of Directors
  • University of Baltimore School of Law
    • Alumni Mentor Program

Professional Background

  • Attorney, Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander, LLC
  • Clerk, Honorable Glenn T. Harrell, Jr., Court of Appeals of Maryland
  • Judicial Intern, Honorable Peter B. Krauser, Court of Special Appeals of Maryland
  • Project Manager, Earl Industries, LLC
  • Naval Officer, United States Navy
Publications & Presentations [View All]
  • Presenter, "Health Care Legislation - Maryland 2015 Session," Maryland State Bar Association, 2015
  • Presenter, "Maryland's 2015 Legislative Session," Health Law Section, Maryland Bar Association, 2015
  • Presenter, "Paying Through the Nose? New Payment Models for Physician Reimbursement," Leadership Forum, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS), 2015
  • Co-presenter, "Introduction to Medicare," Introduction to Health Law Series 2013, DC Bar, 2013