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About Desert West Surgery

Desert West Surgery

General & Minimally Invasive Surgeons & Surgical Oncologists located in Las Vegas, NV


*July 2024 Our practice has adopted a new Electronic Medical Records system with Athenahealth to allow us to more efficiently communicate with our patients and their other healthcare providers. Our patient portal allows patients to enter information prior to visiting, view healthcare information, and manage appointments. The link for the portal is DESERT WEST SURGERY PATIENT PORTAL. (First time users: Please call 702-383-4040 for link to set up your portal account).*

*April 2024- Southwest/Sunset Road office has closed. Thank you to our patients who utilized this office location for over a decade to receive care*

*August 2023- We became aware of a feature which allowed for texting to alternate phone numbers on this website. Please call 702-383-4040 for any appointments or questions as texts are not monitored. *

The doctors and staff at Desert West Surgery are determined to break the mold when it comes to surgical care. They’re devoted to addressing the individual needs and demands of each patient. They offer their time before and after surgery to help patients achieve optimal outcomes, and they do it all in a warm and caring environment at multiple locations in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Patients don’t just feel comfortable and cared for at Desert West Surgery — they’re also confident in the quality of the surgery they receive. Their surgeons combine extensive training, years of experience, and state-of-the-art technology to deliver an unsurpassed quality of care.

They specialize in general, oncological, and colorectal surgery, which covers a vast spectrum of health conditions affecting the body, from hernias through the digestive tract -- including the abdominal wall, gallbladder, stomach, small intestine, appendix, colon & rectum.

Whether patients develop a more common condition such as a hernia, gallbladder inflammation, or diverticulitis or are if they are diagnosed with a cancer involving the gastrointestinal tract, they can count on the expertise of the doctors at Desert West Surgery.

The team also provides compassionate care for women facing breast cancer. Whether a patient needs a biopsy or must choose the best surgical option for cancer treatment, the doctors guide each woman’s path and work together with the oncology team to protect their ongoing health.

The surgeons and staff at Desert West Surgery are passionate about the prevention, treatment, and management of illness. To schedule a consultation, call 702-383-4040.


Words from our patients

  • Google

    "I am very grateful that Dr. James Curry was my surgeon and would recommend his services to anyone."

    Eileen C.
  • Yelp

    "I can't recommend Dr. Curry and Desert West Surgery enough for their expertise and compassion."

    Dan T.
  • Yelp

    "I have to say this was one of the best doctor and office experiences. The office staff was great and care was excellent."

    Steve W.
  • Yelp

    "I would certainly recommend Emmylou, Dr. Carroll, and the staff I encountered were patient focused, caring, and knowledgeable. Excellent experience with Desert West."

    Jennifer T.
  • Yelp

    "I love the staff here. I felt that the people were genuine and they worked with me on getting my medical paperwork together for my employer."

    Ilene H.