Neurology Center of Nevada’s medical team specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the Nervous System and Neurological Disorders. In practice since 2005 in Nevada, our skilled physicians are widely respected by co-physicians and patient communities.

Our Neurologists treat a vast range of Neurological Disorders and Sleep disturbances; from simple to complex with compassion and the advanced technology. We are proud on delivering collaborative patient centered care that is inclusive of your Primary Care Physicians and other Medical Specialist.

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Our Neurologists

Dr. SANTOS H YU, MD

SANTOS H YU, MD

Neurologist

Dr. Yu graduated from the Cebu Institute of Medicine in the Philippines. He then completed his Neurology Residency training at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. After residency training Dr. Yu completed a year of Neurophysiology Fellowship at Henry Ford Medical Center in Michigan.

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Dr. LINDA BROWN, MD

LINDA BROWN, MD

Neurologist

Dr Brown graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania (now part of Drexel University), then completed a pediatric residency at University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. Neurology residency was completed at the University of Miami, with board certification including special competency in child neurology. She completed an epilepsy fellowship at Rurch/Prebyterian St Luke’s Hospital in Chicago.

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Dr. JOHN LOVELL, MD

JOHN LOVELL, MD

Neurologist

Dr. Lovell received his MD degree from the University of Utah Medical School. He had residency training in Neurology at the University of New Mexico and fellowship training in Neurophysiology at the University of Louisville. He is Board Certified in Neurology and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He has worked as a Neurologist in the Henderson and Las Vegas area since 2003.

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Jessica Knirk

Jessica Knirk, MD

Neurologist

Dr. Knirk received her MD degree from Michigan State University. She then completed her residency in Neurology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, Illinois. Prior to moving to Las Vegas, she was in private practice in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She is board certified in general neurology.

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Imelda Colinares

Imelda Colinares, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Ms. Colinares is a board certified Nurse Practitioner. She received her MD degree from Cebu Doctors College of Medicine in 1992 and practiced Family Medicine in the Philippines before she came to the USA. She started her nursing career in California, working in the Intensive Care Unit for more than 10 years and then attained the degree of Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner in 2015.

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Marites Pilapil

Marites Pilapil, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Ms. Pilapil is a board certified nurse practitioner. She received her medical degree from the Cebu Institute of Medicine, finished her Family Medicine Training and is board certified in Family Medicine in the Philippines. She worked as a registered nurse in the ICU for more than 10 years before she attained her MSN-FNP degree.

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Dr. Anna Monica Fermin, MD

Neurologist

Dr. Anna Monica Fermin obtained her medical degree from Ross University, followed by Neurology residency and Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at SUNY Upstate Medical University. She then completed a Sleep Medicine Fellowship with additional training in Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring at Duke University. Dr. Fermin specializes in the management of Epilepsy, Sleep Disorders and Intraoperative Neurophysiological monitoring.

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lyn buena

lyn Buena, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Lyn is a board certified Nurse Practitioner. She attended Masters of Science in Nursing and attained her degree with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro TN. She completed her Bachelors Degree in Nursing in Olivarez College in the Philippines. She has worked as a registered nurse for 5 years in the Philippines and 13 years in the United States.

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Sharon Jung, Psy.D

Sharon Jung, Psy.D

Psychologist

Dr. Jung received her doctorate in clinical psychology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She completed her residency at Henry Ford Hospital and her fellowship at Cambridge Health Alliance / Harvard Medical School in neuropsychology. Her experience includes conducting neuropsychological evaluations for adults with various neurological, medical, developmental, and psychiatric conditions.

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