Monthly Archives: February 2020

Health Care Headliners: Celebrating some of Southern Nevada’s finest medical professionals

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 27, 2020
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Now in its 14th year, Vegas Inc’s Health Care Headliners honors doctors, nurses, administrators and other medical professionals who are working to ensure the best health care can be found right here in Southern Nevada.

Health Care Headliner: Dr. Nilesh Neil Gokal, Medical Director of Clinical Education, Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 27, 2020
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As a child, I often felt the arduous challenge of having immigrant parents with limited resources doing the best they could for ...

Health Care Headliner: Samuel Scheller, CEO, Guardian Elite Medical Services

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 27, 2020
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I always wanted to be a police officer. When I graduated high school, I was not old enough to become a cop, so I decided to become an EMT to get experience ...

Health Care Headliner: Dr. Amy Tongsiri, Nevada Dental Director, Liberty Dental Plan

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 27, 2020
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My mother was a nurse and always encouraged me to join the health care field. She taught me to care for people from the inside out. As I went to ...

Health Care Headliner: Ryan Linden, CEO, Silver State Health

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Community health centers like Silver State Health focus on providing high-quality care to all Las Vegas residents, regardless of their insurance, legal status or ...

Health Care Headliner: Shaina Meyer, Manager of Rehabilitation Services, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 27, 2020
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I knew I couldn’t go wrong having a career with the mission of helping people be as independent as possible and ...

Health Care Headliner: Dina Patel, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, HealthySunrise Foundation, President

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 27, 2020
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As far as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to be a nurse and only wanted to work with children. It felt like my purpose. Once I graduated ...

Health Care Headliner: Heather Korbulic, Executive Director, Silver State Health Insurance Exchange/Nevada Health Link

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on February 27, 2020
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I started working in health care as the business manager for a home health company. We primarily served seniors who needed extra help to remain in their homes. I took that experience and ...

Health Care Headliner: Dr. K. Saad Jahangir, Director of OptumCare Clinical Research, OptumCare Cancer Care

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I always wanted to be an architect, but our life experiences shape our lives and our future goals. Unfortunately, my mother was diagnosed with ...

Health Care Headliner: Peter W. DeBry, M.D., Ophthalmologist, NV Eye Surgery

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During medical school, I knew I wanted a subspecialty that was procedure based. I spent time shadowing doctors and doing rotations, and found that ophthalmology ...