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Dr. Reuben Thaker offers pain management, wellness, and select primary care to patients of Las Vegas and southern Nevada.
Dr. Thaker works to provide each patient with the personalized care they deserve. Dr. Thaker utilizes a multimodal treatment approach, combining state-of-the-art technologies and techniques, with the highest standards of safety and effectiveness, to achieve a singular, comprehensive result — overall health and wellness.
Dr Thaker is a sought after expert and educator of other medical doctors, nurses and esthetic professionals. When time permits, he is a medical education course director several times a year here in Las Vegas and other cities, and has taught hundreds of medical professionals. His recent classes include teaching pain management techniques and regenerative medicine. This includes treatments such as PRP-platelet rich plasma, botox for pain and migraines, visco-elastic supplementation for joint pain. Other courses he directs include acne treatment, hair restoration, facial aesthetics, both beginner and expert-level injectable concepts using botox, facial fillers, threading and thread lifting.
Dr Thaker has also been featured in the Las Vegas media and beyond regarding both various health care topics. See recent interviews here. When Dr. Thaker is not practicing medicine, he enjoys traveling, writing songs, and playing the guitar.
Many of our patients and clients are fellow physicians and surgeons, nurses, and aesthetic professionals, which is a great compliment to our staff. If you are a medical professional interested in one on one training, please contact our office for a preceptorship with Dr Thaker.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING Dr. Reuben Thaker graduated from Vanderbilt University on Full Tuition Academic Honors Scholarship, earning his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in just over two years. Dr. Thaker was then offered Academic Scholarships to multiple medical schools, accepting the prestigious Holt Honors Scholarship to the University of Tennessee. Dr. Thaker subsequently completed five years of surgical training (two General Surgery, three Orthopedic Surgery), a Master of Public Health degree, and a prestigious National Institute of Health Fellowship. After multiple scientific grant awards and teaching duties, and numerous publications, he then completed board certification in family medicine (an ABMS Board). Dr. Thaker was board certified in Pain Management by the Board of AAOPM (non-ABMS) in 2018 after extensive training in office-based procedures to diagnose and treat pain, to complement his prior surgical training. He also enjoys cosmetic procedures and is the only surgeon in Nevada with university-level training certification in hair transplantation, from the prestigious University Hospital of Athens, Greece. To learn more about his cosmetic procedures visit our sister site, phazelaser.com.
Dr Thaker has created original medical research and published in the surgical literature for over two decades, particularly in the areas of wound healing and the immune system properties of the skin. His research papers have been published and presented all over the world. See recent interviews here.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Postgraduate and Professional:
National Institute of Health Fellowship, Washington University Medical Center
Co-author or co-investigator, American Cancer Society grant award
Co-author or co-investigator, Barnes Hospital Foundation grant award
Award and Honorarium, Washington University Annual Scientific Symposium
American Board of Surgery In-training Exam, multiple 99th percentile scores
Triple Nine Society, top 99.9th percentile IQ philanthropic society
University of TN School of Medicine, Honors Tuition Scholarship
National Institute of Health, Research Fellowship Award
Vanderbilt University Full Tuition Academic Honors Scholarship,
Magna cum Laude with Honors in Chemistry
Mortar Board Senior Honor Society, Vanderbilt’s most selective honor society
Vanderbilt Honors Scholar Stipend, Minor in art and architecture, Univ. of London
Citizens’ Service Foundation of America Scholarship, award for community service
Dr. Thaker has participated or held positions in a number of prestigious professional associations. Among the most notable are:
Member American Board of Family Medicine
Member American Academy of Procedural Medicine
Fellow California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Member American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery
Member American Medical Spa Association
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