Doctors of the Desert

Doctors of the Desert

These doctors call the shots. Like our lives, the field of medicine is constantly evolving and on the move.

jeannie khavkin
Name: Dr. Jeannie Khavkin Hometown: Minsk, Belarus Occupation: Facial Plastic Surgeon Growing up in Russia, Dr. Jeannie Khavkin studied music since the age of 5 with the...

Our Doctors of the Desert, some of the best in the country, express their philosophy daily by giving compassionate care to each person and being part of the patient’s team to achieve and maintain good health. Medical professionals in Southern Nevada keep up to date with extensive training, state-of-the-art technology and advanced education. Along with their practices, many doctors volunteer their time and talents to help our community.

Thomas Parisi
Name: Dr. Thomas S. Parisi, MD, FACP, CWHT Hometown: Orange County, Calif. Occupation: Board Certified Internal Medicine Dr. Thomas Parisi attended St. Christopher’s College of Medicine in...

Dr. Coppel advises, “There are many other options for the treatment of pain than just medication. Far too often we see patients whose primary care physicians have not addressed the source of pain and continue to prescribe medication, many times to the point of addiction.

dr mall
Name: Michael S. Mall, MD Hometown: Tucson, Ariz. Occupation: Family Practice Physician After practicing medicine in Las Vegas for over 20 years and receiving many top doctor...

Dr. Paul Tomasic is the medical director of Endocrinology and Primary Care Services. He is a native Southern Californian who moved to Las Vegas in 2005 after completing a career in the United States Navy at the rank of captain, Medical Corps.

Dr. Edward Zimmerman of Las Vegas Laser and Lipo makes it clear that it all begins with building a culture of taking care of people as well as staying current with the newest methods and equipment.

Surgical Weight Control Center of Las Vegas has been on the forefront of helping people overcome their lifelong battle with being overweight since 1989.

As a surgeon with the Surgical Weight Control Center of Las Vegas, Dr. Soong performs the latest bariatric procedures such as the Gastric Sleeve,...

stacey cadaval
Name: Stacey Cadaval, NP-C Hometown: Washington, D.C. Occupation: General Nurse Practitioner The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree for Stacey Cadaval. Inspired by her...