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May, 2015


Dr. Mohammed Shafi Named Top Doctor 3 Years in a Row

Vegas Inc. Health Care Quarterly Names Dr. Shafi a top Gastroenterologist in May 2015

Spine Surgeon Dr. Jaswinder Grover accused of taking kickbacks in return for implanting the fake parts

Nevada surgeons Jaswinder Grover and Patrick McNulty are accused of taking kickbacks in return for implanting the fake parts into unsuspecting patients at the Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center. A private jet was also used to deliver the parts, according to the complaint. 

Dr. Parminder Kang featured on Fox5 News discussing Hip Replacement

Native Las Vegan Dr. Parminder Kang, a graduate of Clark High School is in forefront of Orthopedic Technology making hip replacements more viable for young people.

Complaint Filed against Madhavi Pandya in a Conspiracy to Distribute Controlled Substance – Marijuana

After a couple of months surveillance by the Drug Enforcement Administration agent, a complaint has been filed that Madhavi Pandya did knowingly and intentionally combine and conspire with individuals known and unknown to distribute marijuana in Las Vegas.

Three Students Named National Merit Scholarship Winners

  National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced three Indian American students from Las Vegas the winners of National Merit Scholarships fi nanced by U.S. colleges and universities. 

Dr. Mahesh Kuthuru sentenced to 18 months in prison for health care fraud

Las Vegas based Pain Management Physician Dr. Mahesh Kuthuru, who also had practice in Fulton and Utica, NY, is sentenced to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $84,265 restitution for Medicare fraud. 

Settlement reached in Dr. Manish Jain’s untimely death

Dr. Manish Jain passed away on April 23rd, 2010.  On April 25th 2011, one year after Dr. Jain’s demise, the family sued Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, emergency room doctor Joseph Bajo, and intensive care internist Elliot Wade.  After four years of legal wrangling, the defendants settled the lawsuit for an undisclosed amount.  

UNR Honors Indian American Academicians Indira Chatterjee and Vaidyanathan Ravi Subramanian

University of Nevada honored Indian American Prof. Indira Chatterjee and Prof. Vaidyanathan Ravi Subramanian during Honor the Best Ceremony held at UNR, Reno. “Honor the Best,” held each spring for more than 40 years as a way for the University to acknowledge the award recipients of the academic year

UNLV Student Rohan Dharan Named Fulbright Scholar

Red Rock Elementary school teacher Rohan Dharan is named Fulbright Scholar.

Fayyaz Raja starts Allstate Insurance

Allstate Insurance Company announces the opening of an independently owned and operated Allstate Insurance office by Fayyaz Raja.