George Choriatis

Health Sciences Counsel, UCI

George Choriatis serves as Health Sciences Counsel at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), where he focuses on representing its School of Medicine and its clinical enterprise, including its 400+ bed acute care hospital, its primary and specialty care offices across Orange County, and its federally qualified health center clinics.  Mr. Choriatis’ primary areas of practice are healthcare business transactions, fraud and abuse compliance counseling, privacy and data security compliance counseling, and healthcare regulatory counseling.  George has more than 17 years of experience structuring and negotiating complex healthcare transactions, including strategic transactions, acquisitions, and joint ventures. 

Mr. Choriatis has tremendous depth of experience and knowledge regarding the development of legal structures for engaging in population health management, clinical integration, accountable care, hospital-physician alignment, and alternative payment models.  Prior to joining UCI, Mr. Choriatis was a partner at a major law firm in New York, NY, where he represented health systems, physician groups, and other healthcare industry clients throughout the United States on complex and innovative healthcare transactions.  He is a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law (J.D. 2001) and Hofstra University (B.A. 1997).