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Christie Kizer Burbank

Chattanooga Office

Volunteer Building Suite 1200
832 Georgia Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2289

Christie Kizer Burbank, a member with Miller & Martin PLLC and Chair of the firm's Health Care Practice Group, concentrates her legal practice exclusively in health care regulatory and transactional law matters for a broad range of health care providers, including facilities, groups and individual providers. Specifically, Christie has extensive experience in health care contract drafting and negotiations, fraud and abuse analyses, physician self referral issues, HIPAA and privacy issues, subpoenas and other requests for patient records, physician group practice and compensation issues, hospital and physician arrangements, physician recruitment issues, medical staff bylaws and credentialing, joint ventures and management relationships, employment, medical director and specialty services agreements, compliance plan development, licensure, certification and accreditation issues, operational and patient care issues, corporate practice of medicine and fee splitting concepts, walk-in clinics, employee health clinics and wellness programs, clinical research issues and similar matters.

Christie has enjoyed serving her local health care community currently as Chair of Erlanger Health System Foundations, a Board Member of the Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation and an Ambassador of Siskin Children's Institute.

Other Professional Accomplishments
  • Chair of Health Law Section, Tennessee Bar Association, Executive Council, 2014 (Vice Chair in 2013; Immediate Past Chair in 2015)
  • Produced 26th Annual Health Law Forum, a nationally-recognized health law conference sponsored by the Tennessee Bar Association with forty speakers, 2014 (also hosted and facilitated the Tennessee Bar Association's 25th Annual Health Law Forum in 2013)
  • Tennessee Bar Association Medical-Legal Partnership Working Group Member (2014-2015)
  • Recognized as Best Lawyers® 2016 "Lawyer of the Year" in Health Care Law (as the single lawyer chosen in her specialty in her metropolitan area)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Health Care Law, since 2012
  • Recognized as a Business Leader with exceptional leadership skills in City Scope magazine's 2014 The Gold Club for Leadership
  • Miller & Martin Health Care Practice Group, leadership role
  • Performed clinical, data and laboratory research in the medical fields of neonatology and pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine prior to attending law school.