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The Rheumatology division of Las Vegas Clinic is directed by Dr. Naya Mahaum McKinnon.

Dr. Naya Mahaum McKinnon graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of Nevada, Reno. She went on to obtain her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. Mahaum McKinnon then completed her Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. She is board certified in Rheumatology and has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Rheumatology Division at the University of California, Irvine.

Rheumatologic Conditions

Symptoms commonly evaluated by a Rheumatologist include:

  • Joint pain (arthralgias)
  • Joint swelling (arthritis)
  • Tendonitis
  • Limb pain
  • Skin rash
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle pain (myalgias)
  • Muscle weakness

Conditions commonly treated by a Rheumatologist include:

  • Osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythrymatosis (SLE)
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Osteoporosis / osteopenia
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Behcet’s syndrome
  • Vasculitis (including Wegener’s granulomatosis, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Takayasu, Giant cell arteritis, others)
  • Myositis (polymyositis, dermatomyositis, inclusion body myositis)
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Systemic sclerosis
  • Undifferentiated connective tissue disorder
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Crystalline arthropathies (gout, pseudogout)
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Impingement syndrome
  • Sports medicine
  • Joint inflammation (injections)
  • Bursitis

Our Mission

Las Vegas Clinic is a Center of Excellence for Neurology