Gerald C. Canaan, II

Jerry Canaan has a broad practice that includes representing health care providers with administrative hearings and appeals, licensing hearings, medical staff issues, peer review investigations, privacy and cyber investigations, telemedicine issues, and regulatory compliance.  He routinely represents clients before state and federal agencies including licensing boards, the HHS Office for Civil Rights, the Drug Enforcement Agency, and other state and federal agencies.

Jerry provides compliance and risk management advice to health care providers with a special emphasis on government investigations and inspections; breach assessment and notification; audits; reporting requirements under state and federal law; reimbursement disputes; HIPAA; pain management regulations; provider disputes with insurance companies; and peer review/privileging/credentialing disputes. He has represented providers in almost every discrete medical and dental specialty as well as large institutional clients and public corporations.


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.A.
University of Richmond School of Law, J.D.
Virginia Supreme Court, Chief Staff Attorney’s Office, Clerk



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