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Francis J. Serbaroli is a shareholder in the Health Care & FDA Practice of Greenberg Traurig's New York office. Frank has three decades of experience in the health care industry. His clients include health insurers and managed care plans; hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers and home health agencies, clinical laboratories, renal dialysis providers, faculty practice plans, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device and equipment manufacturers. He handles a wide range of corporate, regulatory, compliance, reimbursement, corporate governance, bankruptcy, antitrust and litigation matters. He also advises clients in connection with the prohibitions on the corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting, as well as Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse matters.

Frank served as a member of the New York State Public Health Council from 1995 to 2010, spending most of that time as the council’s vice chairman, and served several periods as Acting Chairman. His government experience also includes three years as an Assistant Attorney General of the State of New York. He writes a regular Health Law column for the New York Law Journal and teaches and lectures on Health Care, corporate governance and not-for-profit issues.


  • Corporate
  • Regulatory
  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Government audits/investigations
  • Compliance
  • Corporate governance
  • Clinical research
  • Public health policy
  • Bankruptcy
  • Antitrust
  • Litigation



  • Assistant Attorney General of the State of New York
  • General counsel and chief legal officer at two university hospitals

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, a Law360 “Product Liability Practice Group of the Year,” 2021-2022
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law, 2011-2024
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2005-2024
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2013, 2015-2016, and 2018
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2006-2020, 2022-2023
  • Recipient, New York State Commission of Health’s Award for Public Health Council Leadership
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5.0

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  • Member, New York State Public Health Council, 1995-2010
    • Vice chairman
    • Member, Establishment Committee
    • Chair, Special Committee on Medical Information Confidentiality
  • Member, Governor's Ad Hoc Task Force, New York's Prospective Hospital Reimbursement Methodology (NYPHRM)
  • Chair, New York State Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • Member, Institutional Review Board, New York Academy of Medicine
  • Member, Advisory Board, BNA's Health Care Fraud Report
  • Member, American Health Lawyers' Association
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member, Health Care Financial Management Association
  • Chair, Board of Trustees, Catholic Health Care System of the Archdiocese of New York
  • Member, Board of Directors, New York Catholic Foundation
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1977
  • B.A., Fordham University, 1973
  • New York