welcome to the Las Vegas Medical District’s website.

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welcome to the Las Vegas Medical District’s website.

A Message From Las Vegas Mayor,
CAROLYN G. GOODMAN

Welcome to the Las Vegas Medical District! As your mayor, I am committed to creating a world-class city. Having quality medical care available is an essential component to making this happen. The future of medicine for our city will also determine the overall quality of life we have in southern Nevada. Along with Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian and Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow, who represent portions of the medical district as well as the other members of the City Council, we want to make the medical landscape of this community the best it can be. We are committed to supporting and continuing the good work being done now and enhancing it to be on par with great institutions found in other major U.S. metropolitan areas. Our city should have the same level of care and services offered in other great communities. We are building a world-class city one day at a time. I invite you to click through this website to learn more about all that is happening today and what is in the future for Las Vegas medicine. I am so grateful to all those who share our common vision of making our city an even better place to live.

A Message From Mayor Pro Tem,
LOIS TARKANIAN

The Las Vegas Medical District is my passion. I am thrilled to see a vision that I started talking about back when I first took office taking flight! This is important. The city has produced a comprehensive master plan for the Las Vegas Medical District. We are creating a home for the UNLV Medical School and are actively recruiting development and new business into the area. Because it is critical to attracting and retaining the finest physicians to serve in our community, we are also working diligently to help facilitate a much needed increase in medical reimbursement rates. This is the only way to keep our quality healthcare providers in Las Vegas, to keep the newly trained providers from our medical schools here and to recruit new providers from other states.

A Message From Councilman,
RICKI Y. BARLOW

As the Councilman for Ward 5, which includes a portion of the Las Vegas Medical District, I am excited to see the growth of medical services for those in our community. To have the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at Symphony Park means that groundbreaking research and care will be provided to all of our residents right in the heart of the city. These types of projects will spur more development in our community, which will create new jobs and investment. This is just one example of the amazing work being done in our district. I am extremely proud to represent this area.

Dr. Barbara Atkinson, Founding Dean,  UNLV School of Medicine

The LVMD is an amazing collaboration and so needed for this community. Once completed it will improve access to care, and advance health care innovation and research for years to come.

-Dr. Barbara Atkinson, Founding Dean, UNLV School of Medicine

Mason VanHouweling, CEO, UMC

As the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, UMC provides the highest level of care in the state, with the only Level I Trauma Center and only Designated Pediatric Trauma Center.

-Mason VanHouweling, CEO, UMC

Dr. Len Jessup, President, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

UNLV has a decade-long history of educating dental and nursing students in the Las Vegas Medical District, and we are excited by the prospect of placing our medical school in this area.

-Dr. Len Jessup, President, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD, Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Since opening our doors in 2009, Cleveland Clinic has treated patients for a variety of degenerative brain disorders, completed more than 40 clinical trials to advance new drug therapies, published more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and provided free educational and supportive services to families throughout the Las Vegas valley who are affected by brain disorders.

-Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD, Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Elaine Glaser, CEO/Managing Director, Valley Hospital

Valley Hospital has been caring for patients since 1972. During the past four decades, the Las Vegas Medical District has developed into a hub for hospitals, physicians, diagnostic services like lab and radiology, medical supplies and advanced medical education.

-Elaine Glaser, CEO/Managing Director, Valley Hospital

David Steinberg, MD, FACR, FACNM, Managing Partner, Steinberg Diagnostics

SDMI shares the vision that the Las Vegas Medical District will become the preeminent area of medical care, teaching and research in Las Vegas. We are excited to be a part of that vision and contribute to it!

-David Steinberg, MD, FACR, FACNM, Managing Partner, Steinberg Diagnostics

Richard Bodager, Chief Executive Officer, Desert Radiology

As the largest radiology practice in Nevada, we are proud to be headquartered in the Las Vegas Medical District. It’s the central hub for our practice with six – soon to be seven – centers throughout the valley.

-Richard Bodager, Chief Executive Officer, Desert Radiology

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