Reza Ghafoorian, M.D., Esq.
Dr. Ghafoorian founded G2Z Law Group, PLLC in 2012 with the vision of providing comprehensive and quality health law counseling to healthcare professionals and businesses. Dr. Ghafoorian focuses his practice on two branches of health law: Institutional health law and patent law. As a medical doctor and an attorney, Dr. Ghafoorian has knowledge of the difficulties of managing and maintaining a healthcare practice and a deep understanding of the issues faced by healthcare practitioners. Dr. Ghafoorian focuses his practice on counseling healthcare clients on business law and general health law involving issues relating to Stark Law and Antikickback Law, HIPAA or HITECH compliance, Telemedicine/Telehealth, physician compensation and employment. Dr. Ghafoorian also has experience in advising clients on healthcare lease agreements, DC Certificate of Need process, ambulatory surgery center requirements, review of hospital privileges, establishing ancillary services for healthcare practices, healthcare mergers and acquisitions and he represents healthcare professionals in disciplinary matters.
Dr. Ghafoorian has experience as general counsel at healthcare organizations, where he negotiates, drafts and reviews business related contracts and agreements including, employment agreements, collaboration contracts, leases, construction contracts, etc.
Dr. Ghafoorian has also over 14 years of experience in drafting and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications. Dr. Ghafoorian was a Patent Examiner in the biotechnology group at the US Patent and Trademark Office for over 7 years. As an Examiner, Dr. Ghafoorian examined domestic and national stage PCT patent applications in the fields of gene expression, bio-devices, medical devices, medical diagnostics, bioinformatics and protein expression. As a patent attorney in private practice, Dr. Ghafoorian has experience in drafting and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications in the fields of biotechnology, medical devices and software application.
T: (202) 656-8387
F: (886) 826-4585
J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 2004
M.D., The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2000
B.Sc., The George Washington University, Colombian College of Arts and Sciences, 1996
Bar of the District of Columbia
State Bar of Florida (Inactive)
Admitted to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office