Kevin D. Porter
Vigorito, Barker, Patterson, Nichols & Porter, LLP
Kevin D. Porter has focused his legal practice in a variety of health care law areas including administrative hearings before state and federal regulatory bodies, contracts, representing physicians and other ancillary health care professionals in disciplinary proceedings, advising clients on Anti-Kickback and Stark issues, and assisting health care facilities, including hospitals and nursing homes, with compliance issues, and preparation of effective responses to Joint Commission, and state and federal regulatory citations. Kevin also assists clients confronted with regulatory and criminal investigations arising from healthcare transactions and activities.
Kevin has been recognized as a preeminent member of the Bar by Martindale Hubble. He has taught Health Care Law in the Graduate School at the New School University, and has lectured on a broad range of healthcare topics at multiple conventions throughout the United States on subjects as diverse as “The Criminalization of Ordinary Negligence” in a patient treatment setting, and has also spoken on structural issues and regulatory compliance affecting large healthcare organizations. He has additionally lectured at the St. John’s School of law on the Affordable Care Act, and the multiple effects and implications of this statute on the healthcare delivery system.
Mr. Porter is a graduate of the Wagner School of Public Administration where he received a Masters of Public Administration, with a specialization in Health Care. Prior to completing his graduate work at New York University, Mr. Porter worked as an Assistant Director in Administration at Bellevue Hospital Center for seven years with administrative responsibility for Obstetrics/Gynecology, Prison Health Services, and multiple surgical sub-specialties including Otolaryngology, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, and Urology. Kevin graduated from Brooklyn Law School with his juris doctor degree and completed his undergraduate work at Stanford University where he graduated with a B.A. in History. He is an active member of the American Healthcare Lawyers Association.