Dr. Shanker Dixit, MD

Neurology  |  
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Age 55
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Dr. Shanker Dixit, MD
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.

Neurology Center Of Las Vegas

2480 Professional Ct

Las Vegas, NV 89128

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Dr. Shanker Dixit, MD

Dr. Shanker Dixit, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 9 More

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Care Philosophy

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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Dr. Dixit's Experience

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Dr. Dixit's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
89

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
  • 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
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • 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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Procedures

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Botox® for Cervical Dystonia
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® for Upper Limb Spasticity
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Somatosensory Evoked Potential (SSEP)
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)

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.

Education

  • 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
3.4
based on 80 total reviews (23 with comments)
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Dr. Dixit's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (23)
Las Vegas, NV |
Great Service Thank you Dr. Dixit!
Las Vegas, NV |
Dr Dixit was very thorough. I would recommend him.
Las Vegas, NV |
Dr. Dixit is an excellent doctor. He always greets me with a smile on his face. My first visit after a bit he told me he was sure I have MS but had to do some tests to confirm. He spends all the time necessary to answer all questions and to explore treatment options. I am so thankful he is my doctor as he makes me feel at ease with a difficult diagnosis. Thank you Dr Dixit and all of your wonderful staff. I really love your office!
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dixit is a good doctor. I do recommend him to other people. Maria is fantastic!
in las vegas, NV |
Estoy muy contenta del doctor y de las personas que he tenido contacto aqui este dia .
in Las Vegas Nevada |
Dr. Dixit has always been very kind and compassionate when he has addressed my concerns. He answers all my questions thoroughly without making me feel dumb. He's a wonderful doctor.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr. Dixit is a good doctor. I do recommend him to other people. He is very help
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Amazing service
Livingston, NJ |
I felt like he didn't listen or have any concern. I'm sure he has much more serious patients than me, but I'm terrified. I tried to fax in results from some follow up testing and was told he won't look at it without an appointment. I do have one. In mid-April to check for stroke activity. Because I want to wait almost 2 months to find out if I've had strokes? In the 3 minutes he spent with me, he poked me with some toothpicks and left. I was devastated and felt dicarded.
Las Vegas, NV |
Stay away from this doctor. I've had several neurological workups, EMGs & Nerve Conduction Studies done in the past, so I know from experience what they are supposed to be like. During my first appt he tapped my elbows & knees to check for reflexes (4 taps total) & then left the room! He spent less than 5 min with me & barely spoke to me. My follow up for my Nerve Conduction Test was the same. He spent less than 5 min. The way he treats his patients is unethical to say the least.
in Las Vegas, NV |
What a wonderful doctor - kind, compassionate, genuinely listens and tries his best to help. Ten out of ten if that was an option, as well as Allison Matilla, Nurse Practitioner. Sincerely, Michael C Kirk
Downey, CA |
I would recommend Dr. Dixit, he's good at what he does.
in Las Vegas |
Good bedside manner
Las Vegas, NV |
What a horrible office! Dr Dixit doesn't listen to symptoms and just tries to give you pills and get you out the door. His staff never sends over referrals like they say they're going to and apparently they terminated me a few days ago for no reason, because I kept calling to make sure referrals were sent because they haven't been? Truly the worst doctor's office I've ever been to.
Las Vegas, NV |
I would give this Clinic is 0 if I could. His staff couldn't fill out a return-to-work form properly. Dr Dixit didn't bother to review my case before I came in for follow-ups and he blatantly refused to fill out paperwork for my employer. They failed at sending over referrals to the Mayo Clinic as well as prescriptions to my Pharmacy. Dixit didn't listen to me regarding my symptoms. I called every single day until they finally looked at my MRI. I wouldn't recommend that my worst enemy go here.
Las Vegas, NV |
Everyone was kind and helpful and Dr Dixit was especially kind and knowledgeable.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Everyone in the office was very helpful & friendly. Dr. Dixit answered all our questions & gave us options of what we could do to help our mom. We will be seeing him again
in Las Vegas, NV |
Professional, courteous, friendly and competent
in Henderson, NV |
Professionalism and care were the things I recognized right away. Nice staff and Dr. Dixit was easy to talk to and very competent, caring and made sure I understood my diagnosis and what to expect for upcoming visits.
in Las Vegas NV. |
My wife has seen Dr. Dixit for 25 years. Since he was at the school of Medicine. I personally would not trust her with anyone else. I personally feel he has saved her life. David Easton
in Las Vegas, NV |
After 5 years of casting about for diagnosis and multiple specialties, Allison Mattila was able to identify and diagnose my problem and recommend a course of action. She is an amazing doctor and person. Camilla Cheater has been caring, available to address concerns and act as an conduit for information from Matilla between appointments and cares about the medical and emotional well-being of her infusion patients. Going to the office has become much like visiting friends, not a cold drs office
in Las Vegas, NV |
dr dixit is the best he has saved my life more then one time .I tell everyone I know that he is the best I also am on facebook on the epilepsy page were I can talk other people with epilepsy there are people who are having a hard time finding a dr that thay know will help them and trust dr dixit is the only one that I trust with my life
in Las Vegas, NV |
This doctor is a crook, he's not concerned about patients health, only about filling up his pockets. Do not trust him!
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Dr. Dixit accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO
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  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
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    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
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    Choice Care HMO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice PPO
    Commercial POS
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
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  • UnitedHealthCare
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    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
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