No. C085906.

42 Cal.App.5th 383 (2019)

SUNDAR NATARAJAN, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. DIGNITY HEALTH, Defendant and Respondent.

Court of Appeals of California, Third District.

As modified November 20, 2019.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Law Offices of Stephen D. Schear, Stephen D. Schear ; Justice First and Jenny Chi-Chin Huang for Plaintiff and Appellant.

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Barry S. Landsberg , Doreen W. Shenfeld , Joanna S. McCallum and Craig S. Rutenberg for Defendant and Respondent.

Davis Wright Tremaine and Terri D. Keville for John Muir Health, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, MemorialCare Health System, Providence St. Joseph Health, Sharp Healthcare, Sutter Health, and The Regents of the University of California as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent.

Arent Fox, Lowell C. Brown and Diane Roldán for California Hospital Association as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent.

Nossaman, Carlo Coppo; Patrick K. Moore Law Corporation, Patrick K. Moore ; Hanson Bridgett and Glenda M. Zarbock as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent.

John D. Harwell as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Respondent.

Francisco J. Silva and Long X. Do for California Medical Association as Amicus Curiae.


Plaintiff Sundar Natarajan filed a petition for a writ of administrative mandate to overturn the November 2015 revocation of his staff membership and privileges at St. Joseph's Medical Center of Stockton (St. Joseph's), the fictitious name of an entity that defendant Dignity Health owned and operated.

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