Greg Wastek, MD

Greg Wastek, MD, PhD

Dermatology Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Skin and Cancer Clinics

Office Address

  • 6850 N Durango Dr
    Suite 100
    Las Vegas, NV 89149
    Phone: (702) 589-3100
    Fax: (702) 851-7725

Greg Wastek, MD, PhD

Dermatology Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Skin and Cancer Clinics

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Dermatologic Surgery, Pediatric Dermatology
  • Clinical Interests: Leukotriene B4 Receptors; Immunologic Receptors; Keratinocytes; Melanoma; Epidermis; Laser Therapy; Organophosphorus Compounds; Keratins

Education & Training

  • Stanford UniversityStanford University
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical CenterBanner Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Barrow Neurological InstituteBarrow Neurological Institute
  • University of Minnesota Medical SchoolUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center!
  • Oregon State University
  • University of Southern CaliforniaUniversity of Southern California

Certifications & Licensure

  • NV State Medical LicenseNV State Medical License1993 - 2015
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1987 - 2014

      Awards, Honors, & Recognition

      • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationNextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2012, 2013
      • FellowSandoz Foundation Fellowship, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, 1979-1981
      • FellowUSPHS Predoctoral Fellowship, NIMH, 1977

      Publications & Presentations


      Journal Articles

      • The effects of recombinant interleukin-1 and interleukin-2 on human keratinocytes  Morhenn, V.B., Wastek, G.J., Cua, A.B., Mansbridge, J.N., J. Invest. Dermatol., 1/1/1989
      • Demonstration of a muscarinic receptor-mediated cyclic GMPdependent hyperpolarization of the membrane potential of mouse neuroblastoma cells using 3Htetraphenylphospho...  Wastek, G.J., Lopez, J.R., Richelson, E., Molec. Pharmacol., 1/1/1981
      • Alterations in the benzodiazepine receptor of Huntington’s-diseased human brain  Reisine, T.D., Wastek, G.J., Speth, R.C., Bird, E.D., Yamamura, H.I., Brain Res, 1/1/1979

      Books/Book Chapters

      • Proceedings of the 17th International World Congress of Dermatology in Berlin Chapter: The psychoneural pathogenesis of psoriasis 
        Farber, E.M., Reusch, M.K., Naukkarinen, A., Wastek, G.J., Karasek, M.A.
        Editors: Orfanos, C.E..
      • Neurotransmitter receptors, part 2, Receptors and Recognition, ser. B Chapter: Acetylcholine receptors 
        Wastek. G.J., Yamamura, H.I.
        Editors: Yamamura, H.I., Enna, S.J..Chapman and Hall
      • Brain Acetylcholine and Neuropsychiatric Disease Chapter: Alterations in muscarinic cholinergic receptor binding in Huntington’s disease 
        Yamamura, H.I., Wastek, G.J., Hruska, R.E.
        Editors: Davis, K.L., Berger, P.A..Plenum Press


      • Binding of substance-P to a mouse monoclonal mast cell line (MC/9) with release of histamine Reusch, M.K., Wastek, G.J., Smullen, M., Karasek, M.A., Nickoloff, B.J., Western Region of the Soc. for Invest. Dermatol, Carmel, CA, 2/3/1987
      • Characterization of 3H-substance-P binding to a mouse monoclonal mast cell line (MC/9) Wastek, G.J., Reusch, M.K., Karasek, M.A., Nickoloff, B.J., Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology, Inc., J. Invest. Dermatol, San Diego, CA, 1/1/1987
      • Musculoskeletal complaints and findings secondary to etretinate therapy Farber, E.M., Wastek, G.J., IX Reunion Internacional de Dermatologia de Barcelona, 10/3/1986


      • Neurobiology and pharmacology of Huntington’s disease Enna, S.J., Stern, L.Z., Wastek, G.J., Yamamura, H.I.

      Professional Memberships

      Hospital Affiliations

      Insurance Accepted

      • Aetna Choice POS II
      • Aetna HMO
      • CIGNA HMO
      • CIGNA Open Access
      • CIGNA PPO
      • First Health PPO
      • Great West PPO
      • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
      • Multiplan PHCS PPO
      • Multiplan PPO
      • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
      • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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