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Mario Gaspar De Alba, MD
Developmental Pediatrics, Autism

Doctor Ackerman Autism Center

Dr. Mario J. Gaspar de Alba is responsible for the evaluation and treatment of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities for the UNLV Ackerman Autism Center and Neurodevelopment Solutions. He also assists the UNLV School of Medicine to achieve and maintain a diverse faculty and student body, which in turns creates a culture of inclusion among patients and throughout the entire school. He is devoted to educating medical students regarding appropriate early child development, recognition of deviance from expected development, and the importance of early intervention on future quality of life issues.

A board-certified developmental-behavioral pediatrician, Dr. Gaspar de Alba is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is an associate professor and chief of the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Division in the UNLV School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. He was made the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Learn the Signs Act Early Ambassador to the State of Nevada for 2014-2016

Castle Connolly and Las Vegas Seven magazine recognized Dr. de Alba as a “Top Doctor of Las Vegas” in 2016. 

Dr. de Alba completed his medical degree at New York Medical College. His residency program was completed at the University of New Mexico Children’s Hospital’s Department of Pediatrics and his Developmental Behavioral Fellowship was completed at the University of North Carolina.