Top Doctors

Medical students, residents, and fellows within the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV 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 Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV has been Transforming Healthcare in Southern Nevada since 2017.

2021

  • Mar. 9, 2021
    Dr. John Brosious doesn’t back down from a challenge. In fact, he doubles down. When Dr. Brosious saw the transgender community struggle to access health care in Southern Nevada, specifically access to gender-affirming surgeries, he made it his mission to create a gender surgery program that could dramatically improve surgical care and provide life-changing services for these individuals. Read...
  • Mar. 8, 2021
    As a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Michael Daubs specializes in treating adult and pediatric spinal disorders, but outside of the operating room, you’re likely to find him in a classroom. Thirty years ago, he set a career goal to return to his hometown of Las Vegas and start an orthopaedic program—and he has. Read More
  • Mar. 8, 2021
    Pulmonary medicine has never been so critical than during a pandemic caused by a respiratory virus. Dr. Angelica Honsberg has played a central role in coordinating and providing care for many of the most critically ill COVID-19 patients in UMC’s Intensive Care Unit. She is also taking her first-hand experience and using it to further the knowledge and treatment of patients across the country....

2020

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...
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....
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...
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...