Ronald J. Waldheger

Co-Founder of Waldheger • Coyne


Ron Waldheger co-founded Waldheger • Coyne in 1992. His practice focuses on the business and contracting structures of private healthcare providers.  He aids all types of medical professionals in structuring arrangements between themselves and other parties including insurers and major healthcare systems.

His services include negotiating and structuring Professional Service Arrangements (PSA’s), employment models, mergers,  joint ventures, and the sales/restructuring of practices and ventures, including clinics and group practices, multi-site physician groups, physician-controlled alternative delivery systems, ambulatory surgery centers, and ancillary services centers. These transactions often include significant negotiations and arrangements with third parties, such as financing institutions and private equity.

For many years, Ron has been considered an advocate for the private practicing physician, whether in the capacity of an employee, owner, medical staff member, department chair, or contracted party.

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1976

Education, Associations & Accolades

Ron attended George Washington University and graduated with Distinction with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1973. From there, he obtained his JD degree, Doctor of Jurisprudence, from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1976.

He was a member of the Legal Writing and Research team at Georgetown Law Center from 1974-1976. He also served as a Fellow and Coordinator. He is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, a Chair member of the Annual Health Law Group Conference in Washington, DC

Areas of Practice

  • Health Law
  • Business and Contract Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in Healthcare

Beyond Waldheger • Coyne

Ron is a nationally known speaker on structuring healthcare ventures, antitrust, fraud and abuse, the Stark Law, and national healthcare reform where he advocates on behalf of the private practice of medicine He has also chaired the annual Health Law Group Conference in Washington, DC, for over 25 Years.

Contact Ronald J. Waldheger


(440) 835-0600



(440) 835-1511


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