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The Nevada Neurosciences Institute at Sunrise Hospital Welcomes Kelly Schmidt, MD, Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgeon

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March 11, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (March 11, 2014) – The Nevada Neurosciences Institute (NNI) at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center announced today that Kelly Schmidt has joined their practice.  Dr. Schmidt is a neurosurgeon specializing in adult and pediatric neurosurgery.

Dr. Schmidt obtained her Medical Degree at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, graduating with Distinction.  She then completed both her residency in neurosurgery and her fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Schmidt is highly skilled and treats both pediatric and adult patients with a wide variety of neurosurgical conditions including but not limited to:

  • Brain and Spine Tumors
  • Degenerative Spinal Disorders
  • Brain and Spine Trauma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Epilepsy
  • Chronic Pain and Spasticity
  • Congenital conditions of the Skull, Brain, and Spine

Dr. Schmidt has numerous published articles and chapters in pediatric and adult journals and textbooks on such topics as brain tumors, trauma, and intracranial endoscopy.

About Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center and Sunrise Children’s Hospital:

Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center offers high-quality, patient-centered healthcare to the residents of Southern Nevada and its surrounding region.  As Nevada’s largest acute care facility and Level II Trauma Center, located just minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip, we care for patients from all over the world. A Consumer Choice award-winning hospital for 16 years, Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center is the region’s healthcare leader. Located on the same campus is Sunrise Children’s Hospital, Nevada’s largest, most comprehensive children’s hospital.  Together, we offer a full range of services for both children and adults.  The Heart Center at Sunrise features an Accredited Chest Pain Center and the most advanced cardiac care.  The Nevada Neurosciences Institute – the region’s most comprehensive Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center – provides world-class care for stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and other neurological conditions.  We offer Nevada’s only pediatric open heart program and the state’s largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). The Breast Center at Sunrise Hospital is the only Accredited Breast Center in Southern Nevada.  We also feature a Certified Cancer Center, a dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department, The FLEX Program for joint and spine patients, Southern Nevada’s only Accredited Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, 24/7 in-house Pediatric Intensivists and Obstetricians, Robotic-Assisted Surgery, and Nevada’s only Gamma Knife Center. 

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3186 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Need to find a physician or get answers to your health questions? Call (702) 233-5454.

About the Nevada Neurosciences Institute (NNI) at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center: 

The Nevada Neurosciences Institute (NNI) at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center offers world-class neurological care right here in Southern Nevada. We care for both adult and pediatric patients with a wide variety of neurological conditions, including:

• Stroke

• Epilepsy and seizures

• Multiple Sclerosis

• Parkinson’s disease and extreme tremors

• Chronic migraines

• Concussions and brain injuries

• Other injuries and disorders of the brain and spine

All of our physicians are board certified/eligible with special training in their individualized fields. Our Rehabilitation Unit is the only unit in Southern Nevada to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).  We offer complete neuro-rehabilitation services for optimal care following a surgical procedure.

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