Rooman F Ahad, MD
Dr. Rooman Ahad, a board-certified pediatric neurologist, is actively involved in the diagnosis and treatment planning for children with autism at the UNLV Ackerman Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Solutions.
With subspecialties in autism and neurobehavioral disorders, Dr. Ahad also treats comorbid conditions associated with autism such as sleep difficulties, behavioral concerns, ADHD, and seizures. She is the only board-certified child neurologist in the state of Nevada with supplemental clinical fellowship training in the field of autism.
Dr. Ahad is the division head of pediatric neurology in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Pediatrics. Active in teaching students and residents in the clinic setting, she has been involved in inner city free clinics providing healthcare to the underserved population as well as working with a teen mentorship program for students interested in the medical field.
Named by Vegas Inc. magazine as one of “Top 40 under 40” in Las Vegas, Dr. Ahad completed her undergraduate and medical school studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She did her pediatrics residency at Lutheran General Hospital and went on to complete her child neurology training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She completed a second fellowship in autism and neurobehavioral disorders at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore.