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Robert A. Gerberry

Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Summa Health

Robert Gerberry is Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Summa Health and its Corporate Secretary. Since joining Summa in 2002, Mr. Gerberry has provided counsel on all aspects of health care law with a focus on strategic and transactional projects, including mergers and acquisitions, affiliations, joint ventures, and physician alignment initiatives. Prior to joining Summa, Mr. Gerberry practiced with the law firms of Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP and McDonald, Hopkins LLP in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and his J.D. from the Cleveland Marshall College of Law. Mr. Gerberry also serves as Adjunct Faculty at the Case Western Reserve School of Law teaching Hospital and Physician Organizations Law and Health Care Transactions.

Mr. Gerberry serves as Chair of the AHLA’s In-House Counsel Practice Group and participated in the Physician Organizations Practice Group Leadership Development Program. Mr. Gerberry is the past President of the Society of Ohio Health Care Attorneys and is a member of its Board of Directors. He has also served on the Cleveland Bar Health Care Committee and on the Planning Committee for the AMGA Council of Attorneys. Mr. Gerberry is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Medical Group Association Council of Attorneys, and the Society of Ohio Health Care Attorneys. 

Mr. Gerberry has spoken at AHLA, AMGA, Brookings Institute, Premier and other national meetings on topics including physician alignment and compensation models, health system transformation, physician-hospital joint ventures, and accountable care development. Mr. Gerberry has also been named a Rising Star in Health Care Law by Ohio Superlawyers was named a 2014 Crain’s In-House Counsel of the Year finalist.