Dr. Shanker Dixit, MD

Dr. Shanker Dixit, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Shanker Dixit, MD is a neurology specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Aiims-All India Inst Med Sci in 1995 and specializes in neurology and clinical neurophysiology.Read his story

2480 Professional Ct

Las Vegas, NV 89128

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Dixit's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dixit "Dr. Dixit graduated with his Doctorate in Medicine from Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India. He completed his Neurology Residency Program, Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology, and Fellowship in Clinical Stroke at the University of Wisconsin Hospital. He is Board Certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. He is highly trained in Epilepsy, Stroke and Cerebrovascular diseases. He is a respected member of the American Academy of Neurology. 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. He has held the position of Assistant Professor of Medicine, Neurology Division, for 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. Dr. Dixit's research has been published in various national and international journals. He is a nationally recognized speaker on Epilepsy, Headache and Stroke."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dixit "Dr. Shanker Dixit and his team of qualified nurses, assistants, and techs focus on the individual patient and their family to provide the best treatment and care. His office offers technology including EMG, EEG, ambulatory video EEG and evoked potentials. There is a new state-of-the-art infusion center for treatment of Multiple Sclerosis, Myasthenia Gravis, CIDP, and some other auto-immune conditions. Some patients may qualify for participation in clinical trials for Alzheimer's.

Some of the conditions treated at the Neurology Center of Las Vegas include seizures, strokes, Parkinson's, migraines, headaches, dizziness, cognitive problems, dementia, neck and back pain, neuromuscular diseases, peripheral neuropathy and multiple sclerosis. Botox therapy for spasticity, dystonia, blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm and chronic migraines is also available."


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2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

90  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects


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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Aiims-All India Inst Med Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Kasturba
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Wi Hospital and Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Wi Hosp and Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dixit has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dixit's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dixit to family and friends
86 total reviews (29 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (86)

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Dr. Dixit's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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Patient Comments (29)

Horrible. Rude. Unprofessional.
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I waited two months to see Dr. Dixit. When I arrived at his office someone who had never seen before entered the room. When I asked her who she was she refused to give me her name and said we would have to reschedule the visit. When I asked the office staff who she was they wouldn’t tell me as...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Dixit for many years now. His knowledge is exceptional and he knows what he is talking about! He was the first doctor to be able to diagnose my condition after a decade of symptoms and finally provide some relief. The office staff is kind and caring while Dr. Dixit truly...more
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Horrible office horrible dr very quick to bill ins for Botox for migraines but doesn’t make an appt until a month later when I was already a month late.
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This is an excellent physician and staff. The office is very organized and Dr. Dixit is truly wonderful. Thank you to Dr. Dxiit and his staff for being knowledgeable, kind, caring, organized and helpful.. You are all a blessing in my life.
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