Meet Your Care Team

Specialty
Spine

Office Location
4750 W. Oakey Blvd., Ste. 401
Las Vegas, NV 89102

Michael Daubs, MD

BOARD CERTIFIED

Dr. Daubs grew up in Las Vegas and has been in practice for over 20 years. He finds great satisfaction from truly connecting with his patients and determining the best treatment options for each of them. Every patient is unique and treatment should be individualized. He specializes in surgery of the spine in both children and adults. He treats disorders of the neck and back including fractures, herniated discs, stenosis, spondylolisthesis, scoliosis and other complex spinal curvatures.

Dr. Daubs is the professor and chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the UNLV School of Medicine. As a member of many national and international research and education organizations, he enjoys the privilege of instructing his fellow spine surgeons at medical conferences around the world. Dr. Daubs has gained recognition for the publication of over 100 scientific journal articles and medical textbook chapters related to the treatment of the spine. He previously held faculty positions in the Department of Orthopaedics at Washington University in St Louis, University of Utah, and UCLA. He returned to Las Vegas in 2013 and founded the first MD orthopaedic residency training program in Nevada and considers this one of the highlights of his career.

“Training the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons is a mission our team takes very seriously. Innovation through research and education is the key to delivering state-of-the-art, high-quality treatment for all of our patients.” When not working, Dr. Daubs enjoys spending time with his family, running, and riding his motorcycle cross-country.

Specialty
Orthopaedics Trauma

Office Location
4750 W. Oakey Blvd., Ste. 401
Las Vegas, NV 89102

Brock Wentz, MD

BOARD CERTIFIED

Dr. Wentz received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska School of Medicine. He completed residency training at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. After residency, Dr. Wentz completed a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at the University of California, San Francisco, at San Francisco General Hospital.

Dr. Wentz has subspecialty training in trauma and focuses on both pediatric and adult fracture care. His special areas of clinical interest include pelvis and acetabular fractures, periarticular fractures, and complex polytrauma patients.

Dr. Wentz is committed to teaching and research. He is the program director of the University of Nevada Las Vegas Orthopaedic Residency Program. He also has appointments to UNSOM and UNLV as an assistant professor where he teaches and mentors residents, medical students, and college students. He has published a variety of scientific articles and a textbook chapter related to orthopaedic trauma care. Dr. Wentz presents annually at multiple local and national meetings and routinely teaches the latest techniques in fracture care to physicians, nurses, and other medical personnel. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Specialty
Joints
Fractures
Hips/Pelvis

Office Location
4750 W. Oakey Blvd., Ste. 401
Las Vegas, NV 89102

Erik Kubiak, MD

BOARD CERTIFIED

Dr. Kubiak attended the University of Washington School of Medicine. He did his fellowship training at Orthopaedic research NYU-HJD New York City, Orthopaedic trauma Harborview Medical Center University of Washington Seattle.

Dr. Kubiak is presently a professor of orthopaedic surgery and has extensive experience as an academic orthopaedic trauma and adult reconstruction surgeon. He has acted as a principal investigator or co-principal investigator on numerous clinical and research studies. He has extensive experience with various surgical methods, having completed clinical research projects and published peer-reviewed articles in the area of orthopaedic injury and rehabilitation.

Dr. Kubiak was a member of a research team that was recently recognized by the Department of Defense with a Peer-Reviewed Orthopaedic Technology Development Award for a new fracture healing monitoring system. Dr. Kubiak has published more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

Outside of work, Dr. Kubiak enjoys climbing, backcountry snowboarding, hunting, and mountain biking.

Specialty
Spine
Orthopaedics

Office Location
4750 W. Oakey Blvd., Ste. 401
Las Vegas, NV 89102

Sukanta Maitra, MD

BOARD ELIGIBLE

Dr. Maitra completed his medical training at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, and completed his residency at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. After, residency, Dr. Maitra completed his fellowship in spine surgery at the University of Utah.

Dr. Maitra was inspired by his physician father to pursue a career in medicine. He was exposed to medicine from an early age and the sense of serving those who served our country was particularly powerful. Along with his colleagues, he is dedicated to educating and training the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons through the UNLV School of Medicine to be thoughtful, ethical, and highly skilled individuals.

Dr. Maitra is trained in anterior cervical disc replacement surgery and experienced in performing pediatric and adult reconstructive procedures for scoliosis, deformity, revisions and tumor. He is also familiar with minimally invasive techniques for lumbar spine surgery. His research has been presented at national meetings for spine surgeons (e.g., the Lumbar Spine Research Society, the Scoliosis Research Society and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons).

Apart from his medical work, his family has a non-profit organization called Safe Water for All, which looks for real world solutions to providing clean, arsenic-free drinking water to impoverished villages in India.

Specialty
Pediatric Orthopaedics

Office Location
4750 W. Oakey Blvd., Ste. 401
Las Vegas, NV 89102

Carolien DeRoode, MD

BOARD CERTIFIED

Carolien de Roode-Wentz, M.D., specializes in pediatric orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic surgery. She completed her medical training at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno, Nevada.

She is the only fellowship-trained pediatric hand surgeon in Nevada. She also mentors UNLV orthopaedic residents and chairs the musculoskeletal education program for the UNLV School of Medicine.

Dr. de Roode-Wentz says it is an incredible experience for her to see a child begin to feed themselves or to walk again when it was previously a challenge for them to perform such simple tasks. She adds that she is always honored to be part of a patient’s family and to help them improve their everyday functions.

A wife, mother and health enthusiast, de Roode-Wentz enjoys traveling with her family. She also volunteers on medical mission trips to Central America and provides pediatric orthopaedic surgery in Nicaragua.