Gastroenterology & Rheumatology

Gastroenterology & Rheumatology

Our gastroenterologist is a leader in the field, using the latest treatments and technology to ensure that your needs are addressed.

Our rheumatologist offers the latest treatment for arthritis, osteoporosis, and autoimmune disorders. He is a leader in promoting programs of excellence in teaching and research. He specializes in rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, myositis, scleroderma, osteoporosis and joint pain.

Doctor Gastroenterology & Rheumatology

Mitchel Forman, DO
Internal Medicine, Arthritis and Rheumatology

Photo: Dr. Forman

Mitchell D. Forman, D.O., is an Osteopathic physician and the Founding Dean and Professor of Medicine at Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. During that period of time he also had a busy part-time Rheumatology practice at Touro. He retired as the Dean of Touro’s Medical School in 2016 to practice Rheumatology in the Touro Clinic. He is currently Dean Emeritus and Professor at Touro University Nevada.

Doctor Gastroenterology & Rheumatology

Mahendran Jayaraj, MD
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Photo: Mahendran Jayaraj, MD

Dr. Jayaraj earned his medical degree from Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Inda. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas. He completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Dr. Jayaraj’s clinical interest include prevention of colorectal cancer by screening and surveilance colonoscopy, general hepatology and bariatric endoscopy. 

Doctor Gastroenterology & Rheumatology

Gordon Ohning, MD
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Photo: Gordon Ohning, MD

Dr. Gordon Ohning, a professor in the UNLV School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, graduated from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

He completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Iowa and a fellowship in gastroenterology from UCLA. 

After 30 years as a professor at UCLA — he also was a prolific researcher with the CURE: Digestive Diseases Research Center there — Ohning said the opportunity to help create the new UNLV School of Medicine was too good to pass up. 

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