LAS VEGAS – Southwest Medical Associates, part of OptumCare has added three new health care providers to help meet the growing need for health services in the Las Vegas community:
Nyla Abbey, PA-C joins Southwest Medical’s Summerlin Health Care Center (10105 Banburry Cross Dr.) and specializes in adult medicine. Abbey completed her medical training at Touro University.
Laura Millener, APRN joins Southwest Medical’s Lifestyle Center – West (8680 W. Cheyenne Ave.). Millener completed her medical training at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, Tennessee.
Lissette Rodriguez de Armas, MD joins Southwest Medical’s Eastern Health Care Center (4475 S. Eastern Ave.) and specializes in cardiology. Rodriguez de Armas completed her medical training at Universidad de Ciencias Medicas de la Habana (Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana) Julio Trigo Lopez School of Medicine in Cuba and completed her residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine in El Paso, Texas followed by a cardiology fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center – McGovern Medical School in Houston.
About Southwest Medical Associates
Southwest Medical, part of OptumCareTM, was founded in Las Vegas in 1972 and is Nevada’s largest multispecialty medical group with 370 local health care providers in over 30 health care centers, including seven convenient care centers, six urgent care centers, two outpatient surgery centers and two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, plus access to a network of 630 providers throughout southern Nevada.
Our full spectrum of health care services includes Southwest Medical Associates Hospice, improving the quality of life for people experiencing a terminal illness. We bring care and comfort home to our patients through Home Health Services, Home Care Plus and Total Home Care and Palliative Care, part of the continuum of care for all stages of a person’s life. For more than four decades we have provided this experienced, compassionate, innovative and high-quality care to patients throughout Southern Nevada. From our 24-hour urgent care center to industry-leading technology such as convenient e-visits and online options like the NowClinic® telemedicine platform, Southwest Medical’s goal is to bring patients the health care they want, the way they want it.
For more information: SMALV.COM.