Chilton Medical Center Medical Staff Appoints Nan Gallagher as General Counsel


The Nan Gallagher Group congratulates Principal, Nan Gallagher, on her selection as General Counsel to Chilton Medical Center’s Medical/Dental Staff.  Ms. Gallagher also serves as General Counsel to Medical/Dental Staffs at Morristown Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center, and CarePoint Hoboken University Medical Center.  This is Ms. Gallagher’s second appointment to a medical/dental staff of an Atlantic Health System-owned hospital.

Ms. Gallagher stated, “I feel honored to be asked to guide and counsel the physicians at Chilton.  In today’s day and age, it is important for a hospital’s medical and dental staff to retain a strong identity and voice.  I welcome this opportunity and look forward to forging ahead.”

Located in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, Chilton Medical Center was named the top mid-sized hospital in NJ for 2018, according to Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. and recently received the Lifeline Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award. The Joint Commission has recognized Chilton Medical Center as a Primary Stroke Center and the Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite.

For the better part of two decades, Nan Gallagher has devoted her career exclusively to the advocacy of healthcare professionals and entities. An accomplished healthcare litigation and administrative attorney, she focuses her practice on licensing, regulatory and credentialing matters in New Jersey and New York, all facets of administrative professional discipline, litigation, medical malpractice defense, Medical Staff and Society representation, General Counsel services, summary suspensions and fair hearings, peer review QA investigations, credentialing assistance, EMR and cybersecurity counseling, estate and disaster planning for protected health information, physician burnout & impairment, disruptive behavior, online persona management, employment and labor counseling, Qui Tams, ERISA and state out-of-network appeals, audits, billing and coding counseling, agency investigations, and HIPAA and OSHA compliance counseling. She also is a nationally recognized authority on groundbreaking healthcare topics.

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