Our Leadership


Our Leadership

At UNLV Health, our leadership team’s priority is to ensure that our patients and families have the best possible health care experience.   

We are guided by our competencies:

  • Knowledge – life-long learner, technical expertise, applications, & integration
  • Innovation – transformational, comprehensive, effective, & efficient
  • Compassion – dignity, empathy, inclusion, & sensitivity, service
  • Ownership – integrity, service, accountability, & adaptability
  • Communication – respectful, open, collaborative, cooperative, clear, & concise
  • Serving – leadership
Photo: Dr. Gardner, M.D., M.P.H., M.M.M.

Michael Gardner, MD, MPH, MMM
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Maternal Fetal Medicine

Dr. Michael Gardner, Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs and UNLV Health President/CEO, is responsible for the management of clinical activities for more than 151 faculty physicians, 310 residents and 26 fellows throughout 17 clinics.  A native of El Paso, Texas, Dr. Gardner made Las Vegas his home in November 2017.