Dr. Gobinder Chopra is a quadruple board-certified specialist in neurology, neurophysiology, brain injury medicine, and as an Independent Medical Examiner. He has been providing neurological care and treatment to patients in the Las Vegas Valley since July 1999.
He completed medical school at Dayanad Medical College in Punjab, India, followed by one year of Internal Medicine residency at Kern Medical Center, a UCLA medical school and UCI medical school-affiliated program, in Bakersfield, California. After three years of Neurology residency at the VA West Los Angeles Hospital, an affiliate of the UCLA residency program, in California. Dr. Chopra went to Stanford University Medical Center and completed one year of fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology and Inter-Operative Neuro Monitoring.
Dr. Chopra is a board-certified Independent Medical Examiner. He is the only neurologically trained PPD rating neurologist for brain and spine-related medical issues in Southern Nevada. Dr. Chopra is also a PPD rated physician who works with workman compensation cases. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, AAN, and the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, AANEM.
Born and raised in the state of Punjab, located in Northern India. Dr. Chopra came to California when he was 25 years old. During his internship, residency, and fellowship in Southern and Northern California, he researched Nevada and the growth of Las Vegas. Early on, he decided that he wanted to provide neurological services to the Southern Nevada communities, and in 1999, he began his professional journey in Las Vegas. Starting in 2000, while establishing his private neurology medical practice, he was instrumental in helping create inpatient neurology services in the majority of the southern Nevada hospitals. Focused on his family, he has a wife three children (one daughter, two sons, and a cat. You can find him meditating, taking walks, and spending time out in nature in his leisure time. Being an avid foodie, he is always found in the best dining spots across the city and loves hanging out with family, friends, and colleagues.
Degrees | Certifications
Doctorate Internal Medicine
Board Certified With American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology 2004 – Present
Board Certified With American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology 2015 – Present
Board Certified With American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Brain Injury Medicine September 2018 – Present
American Board of Independent Medical Examiners 2013 – Present
State of Nevada Worker's Compensation PPD Rating Physician
Certified AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 5th and 6th Edition
Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology and Intra-Operative Monitoring Stanford University, Stanford, California July 1998 – June 1999
Neurology Residency West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center/UCLA Los Angeles, California July 1994 – June 1998
Internal Medicine Residency Kern Medical Center/UCLA Bakersfield, California March 1994 – June 1995
Private Practice Internship With Surinder Sidhu MD Board Certified in Neurology and Psychiatry January 1992 – February 1994
Bachelor Of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Danyanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab India October 1984 – June 1991
Bachelor of Medical Sciences Government Rajindra College, Bhathinda, Punjab India June 1981 – June 1984ITHi
Associations | Affiliations
American Association Of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine July 2015 – Present
American Academy of Neurology January 1997 – Present
Clark County Medical Society 2000 - 2014
Nevada State Medical Association 2000
Adjunct Professor/Preceptor Touro University, Henderson, Nevada 2006 – 2010
Adjunct Professor/Preceptor Touro University, Henderson, Nevada 2014 – 2016
Summerlin Hospital Privileges 2000 – Present Las Vegas, Nevada
Sunrise Hospital Chief of Staff Neurology 2003 – 2004 Las Vegas, Nevada
Sunrise Hospital Chief of Neurology 2007 – 2008 Las Vegas, Nevada
Awards | Publications
American College of Cardiology 44th Annual Scientific Presentation
Comparison of Accuracy and Feasibility of Transesophageal Echocardiography with Pacing and Transthoracic Echocardiography with Pacing in Predicting Coronary Ischemia. T. Anthony Don Michael, Gobinder Chopra, Saras Balasingam, Adrian Antonescu, Kern Medical Center and UCLA, California
Is Transesophageal Echocardiography With Atrial Pacing As Accurate As Single Photon Emission Tomography In the Diagnosis of Cardiac Ischemia? - T. Anthony Don Michael, Gobinder Chopra, Saras Balasingam, Adrian Antonescu, Kern Medical Center, and UCLA California