Shanker Dixit, MD, FAAN, a Neurologist with Neurology Center of Las Vegas

Get to know Neurologist Dr. Shanker Dixit, who serves patients in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Dixit, a renowned neurologist, is highly trained in epilepsy, stroke, and cerebrovascular disease. He is the Founder and Medical Director of Neurology Center of Las Vegas in Nevada. 

There, he provides services and consultations for conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, migraines, stroke/TIA, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy/seizures, neuromuscular disease, multiple sclerosis, concussion/TBI, and other neurological conditions.

Recognized as a ‘Top Doctor’ in Las Vegas for several consecutive years, Dr. Dixit has held the position of Assistant Professor of Medicine within the Neurology Division at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Regional Director for the Veterans Administration Parkinson’s Disease Research Center, and Medical Director for the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at Sunrise Hospital.

As for his academic career, he graduated with his medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India. Upon relocating to the United States, he went on to complete his residency in neurology, his fellowship in clinical neurophysiology, and his fellowship in clinical stroke at the University of Wisconsin Hospital.

During his years as a fellow and a staff neurologist, Dr. Dixit trained medical students and neurology residents. He has also completed original research on various neurological disease states. His research has been published in various national and international journals, and he is a nationally recognized speaker on epilepsy, headache, and stroke.

A respected Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and a member of the Clark County Medical Society, the doctor is board-certified in neurology and clinical neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high quality patient care for the public through the initial and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists. 

Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurologists are licensed medical specialists who diagnose and treat disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles of patients. They examine a patient’s mental and physical status, conduct medical tests and scans, and evaluate the results to diagnose and treat the patient.

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