Gregory Wastek, MD

Gregory Wastek, MD, PhD

Dermatology Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Skin and Cancer Clinics

Office Address

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

Dr. Wastek's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Dermatology: General Dermatology

Dr. Wastek's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • PhysicianLas Vegas Skin & Cancer Clinics (LVSCC) / West Dermatology, Centennial Hills Office
    Las Vegas, NV
  • PhysicianWest Dermatology, Pueblo Medical Center
    Las Vegas, NV
  • PhysicianDermatology Clinics of Nevada
    Las Vegas, NV
  • PhysicianSouthwest Dermatology Institute, Ltd.
    Las Vegas, NV
  • PhysicianSouthwest Medical Associates
    Las Vegas, NV
  • PhysicianTucson Medical Associates, Ltd.
    Tucson, AZ
  • Research FellowStanford University Medical Center
    Redwood City, CA
  • Research FellowMayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN
  • Research FellowUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences Center
    Tucson, AZ

Dr. Wastek's Education & Medical Training

  • Stanford UniversityStanford UniversityResidency, Dermatology
  • St Joseph's Hospital and Medical CenterSt Joseph's Hospital and Medical CenterResidency, Neurology
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical CenterBanner Good Samaritan Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year
  • U of MN Med Sch, MinneapolisUniversity of Minnesota Medical SchoolMedical School
  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center!University of Arizona Health Sciences Center!Other Training, Ph.D., Neuropharmacology
  • Oregon State UniversityOregon State UniversityOther Training, M.Sc., Physiology
  • University of Southern CaliforniaUniversity of Southern CaliforniaOther Training, B.A., Psychology

Dr. Wastek's Certifications & Licensure

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

    Dr. Wastek's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Sandoz Foundation Fellowship, Mayo Graduate School of MedicineFellowSandoz Foundation Fellowship, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, 1979-1981
    • USPHS Predoctoral Fellowship, NIMHFellowUSPHS Predoctoral Fellowship, NIMH, 1977
    • Mead Johnson and Roche Neuroscience Awards, AMSA-UTMBFirst placeMead Johnson and Roche Neuroscience Awards, AMSA-UTMB, 1976
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    Dr. Wastek's Publications & Presentations

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    Journal Articles

    • The effects of recombinant interleukin-1 and interleukin-2 on human keratinocytesMorhenn, 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 3HtetraphenylphosphoniumWastek, G.J., Lopez, J.R., Richelson, E., Molec. Pharmacol., 1/1/1981
    • Alterations in the benzodiazepine receptor of Huntington’s-diseased human brainReisine, T.D., Wastek, G.J., Speth, R.C., Bird, E.D., Yamamura, H.I., Brain Res, 1/1/1979
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    Books/Book Chapters

    • Proceedings of the 17th International World Congress of Dermatology in BerlinChapter: 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. BChapter: Acetylcholine receptors
      Wastek. G.J., Yamamura, H.I.
      Editors: Yamamura, H.I., Enna, S.J..Chapman and Hall
    • Brain Acetylcholine and Neuropsychiatric DiseaseChapter: 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
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    • Binding of substance-P to a mouse monoclonal mast cell line (MC/9) with release of histamineReusch, 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 therapyFarber, E.M., Wastek, G.J., IX Reunion Internacional de Dermatologia de Barcelona, 10/3/1986
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    • Neurobiology and pharmacology of Huntington’s diseaseEnna, S.J., Stern, L.Z., Wastek, G.J., Yamamura, H.I.

    Dr. Wastek's Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • 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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