2020 Top Doctors

Medical students, residents, and fellows within the UNLV School of Medicine have the opportunity to learn from and train with some of Southern Nevada’s top doctors. In addition, these faculty physicians are providing research-driven, compassionate, routine, and specialty care to the community. They are another example of how the UNLV School of Medicine has been Transforming Healthcare in Southern Nevada since 2017.

Desert Companion Magazine

Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Daniel Kirgan, the UNLV School of Medicine Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery, was honored by Health Care Quarterly magazine as a Top Doctor 2020 in the General Surgery category. Kirgan also...
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Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Alison Netski, an associate professor and chair of the UNLV School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, has received a Top Doctor 2020 honor from Health Care Quarterly...
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Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Matthew Ng, who specializes in otology-neurotology for UNLV Medicine, has been honored by Health Care Quarterly magazine as a Top Doctor 2020 in the Ear, Nose, Throat classification. He also...
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Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Robert Wang, a professor and chair of otolaryngology at the UNLV School of Medicine, was honored by Health Care Quarterly magazine as a Top Doctor 2020 in the Ear, Nose, Throat division. He also...
Deborah Kuhls
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. Deborah Kuhls, recently named president of the Clark County Medical Society, was honored by Nevada Business Magazine as a Healthcare Hero in the Physician category. She also recently won a Top...
Annabel Barber
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. Annabel Barber, a professor of surgery and chief of the UNLV School of Medicine Division of Endocrine and Gastrointestinal Surgery, has been honored by Nevada Public Radio’s Desert Companion...
Ovunc Bardakcioglu
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. Ovunc Bardakcioglu, the UNLV Medicine Chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, has been honored with a Top Doctors 2020 designation by Nevada Public Radio’s Desert Companion magazine in...
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Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. David Di John, an associate professor of pediatrics at the UNLV School of Medicine, as well as the program director of the UNLV Maternal-HIV program, has been designated a Top Doctor 2020 in the...
Mario Gaspar De Alba
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. Mario Gaspar De Alba, responsible for the evaluation and treatment of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities for the UNLV Ackerman Autism Center and Neurodevelopment Solutions, has...
Nadia Gomez
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. Nadia Gomez, who in 2015 became the first female physician to perform robotic benign gynecological surgery at University Medical Center, was honored by Nevada Public Radio’s Desert Companion...
John Menezes
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. John Menezes -- among his areas of expertise in plastic surgery are cleft lip and palate repair, craniosynostosis, ear reconstruction, microsurgery, and adult and pediatric facial trauma -- has...
Beverly Neyland
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. Beverly Neyland, a professor of pediatrics at the UNLV School of Medicine, recently was awarded a Top Doctors 2020 designation from Nevada Public Radio’s Desert Companion magazine in the field of...
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Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. David Parks, a pediatric pulmonologist and associate professor in the UNLV School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics, was honored by Nevada Public Radio’s Desert Companion with a Top Doctors...
John Phelps
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. John Phelps, a professor in the UNLV School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, has been honored with a Top Doctors 2020 award by Nevada Public Radio’s Desert Companion magazine for...
Michael Scheidler
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. Michael Scheidler, whose UNLV Medicine clinical interests include neonatal surgery, thoracic surgery, pediatric bariatric surgery, pediatric surgical oncology, and pediatric laparoscopy, was...
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Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. Rebecca Sherr, the UNLV Medicine Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition, has received the Top Doctors 2020 designation from Nevada Public Radio’s Desert Companion...
Charles St. Hill
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. Charles St. Hill, an assistant professor with the UNLV School of Medicine Department of Surgery, has been honored with a Top Doctors 2020 selection by Nevada Public Radio’s Desert Companion...
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Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. John Varras, whose UNLV Medicine clinical interests include primary and secondary prevention of heart disease, management of diabetes, and overall cardiac risk factor management, was honored with...
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Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. Sandhya Wahi Gururaj, a board-certified general internist for UNLV Medicine, was honored by Nevada Public Radio’s Desert Companion magazine with a Top Doctor 2020 section in the Internal Medicine...

Nevada Business Magazine

John Fildes
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. John Fildes, the Associate Dean for External Affairs at the UNLV School of Medicine, has been honored with a Nevada Business Magazine Healthcare Heroes Award for Lifetime Achievement. Also a...
Michael Gardner
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. Michael Gardner, who directed UNLV Medicine’s curbside COVID-19 testing program, was named a Healthcare Hero by Nevada Business Magazine in the Humanitarian category. Begun in March, the testing...
Deborah Kuhls
Oct. 7, 2020
Dr. Deborah Kuhls, recently named president of the Clark County Medical Society, was honored by Nevada Business Magazine as a Healthcare Hero in the Physician category. She also recently won a Top...

Vegas Inc.'s Health Care Quarterly

James Alexander
Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. James Alexander, the UNLV School of Medicine Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been honored by Health Care Quarterly magazine as a Top Doctor 2020 in the field of...
Buddhadeb Dawn
Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Buddhadeb Dawn, the UNLV School of Medicine Chairman of Internal Medicine as well as Chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, has been honored by Health Care Quarterly magazine as a Top...
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Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Mitchell Forman, a professor in the UNLv School of Medicine who specializes in the treatment of arthritis and rheumatic diseases, was honored by Health Care Quarterly magazine with a Top Doctor...
Angelica Honsberg
Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Angelica Honsberg, the UNLV Medicine Division Chief for Pulmonary Critical Care, has been honored with a Top Doctor 2020 designation by Health Care Quarterly magazine in the Pulmonary category....
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Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Kenneth Izuora, the UNLV Medicine Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, was awarded a Top Doctor 2020 designation in the Endocrinology category by Health Care Quarterly magazine. About half of...
Marc J. Khan
Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Marc J. Khan, who became dean of the UNLV School of Medicine in April 2020, was named a Top Doctor 2020 by Health Care Quarterly in the Oncology category. A hematologist and medical oncologist...
Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Daniel Kirgan, the UNLV School of Medicine Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery, was honored by Health Care Quarterly magazine as a Top Doctor 2020 in the General Surgery category. Kirgan also...
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Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Alison Netski, an associate professor and chair of the UNLV School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, has received a Top Doctor 2020 honor from Health Care Quarterly...
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Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Matthew Ng, who specializes in otology-neurotology for UNLV Medicine, has been honored by Health Care Quarterly magazine as a Top Doctor 2020 in the Ear, Nose, Throat classification. He also...
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Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Gordon Ohning, a professor in the UNLV School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, was awarded a Top Doctor 2020 designation in the Gastroenterology classification by Health Care...
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Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Aditi Singh, a UNLV Medicine internist who cares for patients in the areas of preventative medicine, diabetes, hypertension management and women’s health, has been awarded a Top Doctor 2020...
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Oct. 8, 2020
Dr. Robert Wang, a professor and chair of otolaryngology at the UNLV School of Medicine, was honored by Health Care Quarterly magazine as a Top Doctor 2020 in the Ear, Nose, Throat division. He also...