Our clients who enroll in the Personal Care Services (PCS) know that they need to be on medicaid in order to qualify for the program.


In order to help you make a more informed decision regarding your health, we put together this guide of the 10 Best  Neurologists in Las Vegas Who Accept Medicaid.


(Below is a list of doctors with different specialties who accept Medicaid)




Neurologists are specialists who work with diseases and disorders affecting the brain and spinal cord as well as sometimes the peripheral nerves and muscles. Neurologists often work with conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s, Multiple Sclerosis, stroke, or epilepsy in their practice.

They may order an MRI or do tests on patients to evaluate their reflexes, coordination, sight, sensation, mental state, and strength. Neurologists rarely perform surgery unless they have special training in neurosurgery but they may work closely with a neurosurgeon in developing treatment strategies for managing certain conditions.


10 Best Neurologists in Las Vegas

1. Dr. Jay Prakash Mahajan, DO (5.0 stars)

Dr. Jay Prakash Mahajan was born and raised on the West Coast, but he has been in the Las Vegas area for over a decade. He is the co-founder of the Las Vegas Neurology Center and he serves the primary neurologists on staff for the Centennial Hills Hospital. In 2016, he was chosen as Outstanding Physician at Centennial Hills Hospital.


Dr. Mahajan also works as part of the core faculty at the Neurology Residency Program at Valley Hospital Medical Center. He is passionate about practicing and teaching medicine. He works at the Las Vegas Neurology Center and two other locations in the city and has affiliated with both the Valley Hospital Medical Center and Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center.


Dr. Mahajan has been in practice for 10 years and received his medical training at the following institutions of higher education:


●       Completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of California at Berkeley University and the University of Southern California in Biomedical Ethics and Biology

●       Graduated with his medical degree from Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine (2010)

●       Served as Chief Resident in the Neurology Residency Program at Valley Hospital Medical Center and was awarded Resident of the Year.


Dr. Mahajan offers the following services at his clinic:


●       Inner ear tests

●       Neurological testing

●       Sleep tests

●       EEG tests

●       Lumbar puncture


Dr. Mahajan and the staff at the Las Vegas Neurology Center all receive excellent reviews from clients for their helpfulness, friendliness, and spectacular organizational efforts.


Las Vegas Neurology Center

2010 Wellness Way, Ste 306

Las Vegas, NV 89106



2. Dr. Samir S. Bangalore, MD (5.0 stars)

Dr. Samir Bangalore is a doctor who’s committed to the care and well-being of his patients. He receives excellent reviews for his willingness to listen carefully and respond thoughtfully. He has a cheerful bedside manner that instantly puts patients at ease. He speaks seven languages: English, Spanish, German, French, Hindi, Croatian, and Serbian.


Dr. Bangalore has been in practice for over 18 years and was educated at the following institutions:


●   Attended Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois to receive his medical degree in 2002

●   Completed an Internship at Northwestern University in 2003

●   Completed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center in 2006

●   Completed a fellowship in Sleep Medicine as the recipient of a special Pre-Doctoral Intramural Research Training Award in 2007


Dr. Bangalore is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and he has a sub-specialty in epilepsy. He is currently the Medical Director at the Nevada Neurosciences Institute Epilepsy Center. He offers the following services at his clinic:


●   Clinical neurophysiology

●   Nerve conduction tests

●   Epilepsy treatment

●   Psychiatric treatment

●   Treatment of seizure disorders

●   Sleep disorder treatment

●   Migraine treatment

●   Stroke treatment

●   Telehealth appointments


Sunrise Medical Center Neurology

3186 S. Maryland Parkway

Las Vegas, NV 89109


3. Dr. M. Gabriela Gregory, MD (5 stars)

Dr. Gabriela Gregory is originally from Argentina, but she grew up in California and has been a Nevada resident since 1992. She currently serves as the Chief of Neurology at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, but she has worked in various settings including outpatient clinics and academic medical centers throughout her career. She has been in practice for over 33 years and she specializes in working with Multiple Sclerosis patients and patients over the age of 18 years. She speaks both English and Spanish fluently.


Dr. Gregory attended the following institutions of higher education to receive her medical training:


●   Graduated with her undergraduate degree from the University of California in Riverside (1985)

●   Completed a graduate degree in Business Administration in Healthcare Administration and Management at Western Governor’s University

●   Graduated with a medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 1988

●   Completed an internship at the Harbor University of California in 1987

●   Completed her neurology residency at Los Angeles County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in 1992 as Chief Neurology Resident


Dr. Gregory has participated in research on Multiple Sclerosis and other areas of neurology including pain studies, essential tremor, stroke, and Parkinson’s Disease. She worked to enact some of the first acute stroke protocols in the Las Vegas area to ensure that patients receive accurate diagnoses and proper treatment. Her goal is to provide exceptional care to her patients.


Dr. Gregory provides the following services at her clinic:


●   EEG

●   Botox Injections for migraines

●   Spasticity

●   Evoked Potential

●   Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

●   Blepharospasm

●   Electromyogram and Nerve Conduction Studies

●   Trigger Point Injections

●   Vagus Nerve Stimulation


Nevada Neurosciences Institute at Sunrise

3006 S. Maryland Parkway, Ste. 765

Las Vegas, NV 89109


4. Dr. Lydia Borja Estanislao, MD (4.9 stars)

Dr. Lydia Estanislao is a Neurology and Psychiatry specialist who is affiliated with the Mountainview Hospital and the North Vista Hospital. She has been in practice for over 28 years and her patients say that she is a life-saver. Her patients report that she listens carefully and creatively to their issues to come up with the best treatments for their condition.


Dr. Estanislao attended the following institution for her medical training:


●       University of the East / Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center College of Medicine (1992)


Dr. Estanislao provides the following services in her private practice:


●       Dementia

●       Sleep testing

●       Ischemic stroke treatment

●       Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

●       Insomnia treatment

●       EEG testing

●       Treatment for Restless Legs Syndrome


         Estanislao, Lydia B. Office

4206 W. Charleston Blvd

Las Vegas, NV 89102



5. Dr. Robert W. Balsinger, DO (4.7 stars)

Dr. Robert Balsinger is the director of stroke and neurology at the Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center. In addition to treating patients, he is also passionate about providing high quality medical instruction to students as a member of the core faculty for the neurology residency program as well as as a member of the Graduate Medical Education Committee at the Valley Hospital Medical Center and as an adjunct faculty member at Touro University Nevada. He teaches in both inpatient and outpatient settings while also serving on a weekly neurology board examination review committee.


Dr. Balsinger has been a resident of Las Vegas since 2006 and he has been practicing medicine for over 11 years. He completed his education at the following institutions:


●       Completed his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology at Ohio State University

●       Attended Touro University Nevada to obtain his medical degree

●       Completed his neurology residency at Valley Hospital Medical Center


Dr. Balsinger received the Top Doctor Award in 2016-2017 as Top Neurologist and he received the Vegas Top Doctors award in 2020. He provides the following services at his clinic:


●       Headache and migraine treatment

●       EEG testing

●       Neurological testing

●       Epilepsy treatment

●       Sleep tests

●       Lumbar Puncture

●       Inner ear tests


Las Vegas Neurology Center

2010 Wellness Way, Ste 306

Las Vegas, NV 89106


6. Cyndi Tran, DO (4.5 stars)

Dr. Cyndi Tran is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine who specializes in Internal Medicine and Neurology. She has been practicing medicine for 10 years. She is affiliated with Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center and Valley Hospital Medical Center and she offers services to patients at 4 locations throughout Las Vegas.


Dr. Tran has received spectacular reviews from patients for her excellent bedside manner and inspired treatments. Unfortunately, some of the other staff who work in her office have received lower ratings that have reflected badly on her. As a whole, the Desert Neurology facility ranks high with patients in terms of helpfulness and friendliness of the staff as well as cleanliness and overall outcomes as a result of treatments prescribed by Dr. Tran.


Dr. Tran completed her training as a medical doctor through the following institution:


●       Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine (2011).


Dr. Tran offers the following services to her patients at her clinic:


●       Venipuncture

●       Sleep and EEG testing

●       Blood transfusions


Desert Neurology

2020 Wellness Way, Ste. 202

Las Vegas, NV 89106



7. Dr. Russell Jayendra Shah, MD (4.3 stars)


Dr. Russell Jayendra Shah was the son of a physician, so he was raised with the philosophy that it was important to help people. His ultimate goal is to serve the best interests of each individual patient. He has been practicing neurology for 28 years in Las Vegas. He can speak both Spanish and English with his patients.


Dr. Shah offers the following services at his clinic:


●       Electromyography testing / EMGs

●       Spinal diseases and disorders treatment

●       Nerve pain treatment


Dr. Shah has special experience and training working with EMGs that allows him to offer a high-level of quality in testing and interpreting results rapidly. His patients report that he is particularly skilled at working with spinal problems and nerve pain. He attended the following institutions of higher education for his medical training:


●       Completed his medical degree at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (1993)

●       Completed his residency and a fellowship at the Neurophysiology / EMG Electrodiagnostics, Neurology at Rush-Presbyterian / St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois

●       Completed an internship at Northwestern University, Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Illinois


University Urgent Care

2628 W. Charleston Blvd.

Las Vegas, NV 89102


8. Dr. Derek A. Duke, MD (4.3 stars)

Dr. Derek Duke has been practicing as a neurosurgeon for over 21 years in Las Vegas. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and he is well-known as a neurosurgeon with a lot of skill particularly in spinal surgery taking place anywhere from the craniocervical junction of the skull with the spine down to the sacrum.


Dr. Duke received many awards and honors during his academic career and placed in the top percentile nationally. He is currently a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and he has published a number of book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles on the topic of spinal and intracranial surgery. He received his medical training from the following institutions:


●       Graduated with a doctorate of medicine (with distinction) from the University of Missouri in Kansas City

●       Completed a residency in neurosurgery at the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education in Rochester, Minnesota


Dr. Duke offers the following services at his clinic:


●       Treatment of cranial disorders

●       Treatment of spinal diseases and disorders

●       Deep brain stimulation

●       Dorsal column stimulation


Dr. Duke’s patients call him “brilliant” and they rate him highly because his treatments relieve pain and help people get on with their lives. He provides services at the Spine and Brain Institute locations in Las Vegas:


The Spine and Brain Institute – Southwest Las Vegas Office

8530 W. Sunset Road, Suite 250

Las Vegas, NV

(702) 948-9088



9. Dr. Howard Ehrenfeld, MD (4.1 stars)

Dr. Howard Ehrenfeld has been practicing medicine since 1984 as a Neurology and Psychiatry specialist. He is affiliated with two hospitals including the Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center and the Harmon Hospital in Las Vegas. He attended the following institutions of higher education to receive his medical degree:


●   Graduated with a medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine (1984)

●   Completed a neurology residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville


Dr. Ehrenfeld offers the following services at his clinic:


●   Treatment for peripheral nerve disorders

●   Sleep testing and treatment

●   Apnea treatment

●   Insomnia treatment

●   Treatment for Myasthenia Gravis

●   Multiple Sclerosis treatment

●   EEG testing

●   Seizure treatment


Dr. Ehrenfeld receives excellent reviews from patients because he tends to have excellent outcomes for hard-to-treat disorders.


         Southwest Medical Associates at Eastern

4475 S. Eastern Ave.

Las Vegas, NV 89119


10. Dr. Robert Harold Ingham, MD (3.7 stars)


Dr. Robert Ingham has been practicing medicine for 48 years. Most of his patients describe him as friendly and helpful, but some report issues with billing and the sense that Dr. Ingham isn’t listening to them.


Dr. Ingham specializes in the following services at his clinic:


●       Geriatric medicine

●       Alzheimer’s testing and treatment

●       EEG testing

●       Sleep testing and treatments

●       Internal medicine

●       Myasthenia Gravis treatment

●       Carpal Tunnel Syndrome treatment

●       Transient Cerebral Ischemia treatment

●       Headache treatment

●       Inner ear tests


Dr. Ingham attended the following institutions of higher education for his medical training:


●       Graduated with his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School (1972).


       Ingham Neuroscience Group, LLC

2940 S. Jones Blvd., Ste. E

Las Vegas, NV 89146


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