The following is a list of our providers.

The following is a list of our providers and where they are available. Please click on a name to learn more about their specialty, medical education, and professional affiliations.

McKenna, Ruggeroli & Helmi Pain Specialists: Las Vegas, Nevada

Michael J. McKenna, MD

Dr. McKenna has resided in Las Vegas since 1989. He was born in Texas and lived in Washington and Northern California during his youth. He graduated with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. McKenna graduated from the Harvard Medical School, completed a surgical internship at the University of Washington, and then returned to Harvard and Boston to complete his residency and fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. McKenna is board certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and is board certified by the World Institute of Pain, resulting in the title of Fellow, Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP). He is the Interventional Pain Medicine representative to the Nevada Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee. Dr. McKenna participates in teaching on the national level. He is the medical director of McKenna, Ruggeroli & Helmi Pain Specialists.

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Anthony C. Ruggeroli, MD

Dr. Ruggeroli is a Las Vegas native. After graduating from Bishop Gorman High School, he attended UNLV. Dr. Ruggeroli received his medical degree from the Creighton University Medical School in Omaha, Nebraska. After a year of surgical training at the University Medical Center in Las Vegas and a three-year anesthesiology residency at the University of Nebraska, Dr. Ruggeroli completed a prestigious pain medicine fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He has practiced interventional pain medicine in Las Vegas since 1997 and joined McKenna, Ruggeroli & Helmi Pain Specialists in May of 2008. Dr. Ruggeroli is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He shares Dr. McKenna's multidisciplinary contemporary approach to the management of painful medical conditions. Dr. Ruggeroli's exceptional training and demonstrated expertise make him a key consultant for our team of medical providers.

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Nader N. Helmi, DO

Dr. Nader Helmi is a Las Vegas Native. After graduating from Bishop Gorman High School he completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Utah. Following this he earned his osteopathic medical degree at Des Moines University. Dr. Helmi then completed his internship, anesthesia residency, and pain management fellowship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Training at one of the most highly regarded pain clinics in the world allowed Dr. Helmi to learn the most advanced techniques to manage a myriad of painful conditions. He understands the multi-dimensional aspects of pain and employs an empathetic and compassionate approach to treating his patients.

Dr. Helmi is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

He has been treating patients in the Las Vegas area since 2010.

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