News & Media

Committed to Keeping You Informed

UMC is committed to meeting the needs of the media as quickly and efficiently as possible. Members of the media are only allowed inside UMC for news coverage when escorted by a member of our public relations team. 

Please contact UMC's public relations team to coordinate any media coverage at UMC.

Scott Kerbs, UMC Public Relations Director

Phone: 702-383-1817


Emily Antuna, UMC Public Relations Coordinator

Phone: 702-207-8817


Updates for mass casualty incidents will be provided regularly to members of the media. A member of the public relations team will serve as an official hospital spokesperson, unless specific medical information is necessary, in which case, a medical spokesperson will be designated by the hospital's executive team.

Requests for information or interviews should be made to the public relations team. It is UMC policy that only members of UMC’s public relations team and hospital executives are permitted to confirm information and grant interview requests. UMC adheres to the guidelines of HIPAA in protecting all patient information.

Latest News

The Future of Orthopedic Surgery

Recognizing a need for improved access to highly specialized orthopedic surgery in Southern Nevada, UMC recruited a team of industry-leading surgeons to establish the UMC Orthopedic & Spine Institute.

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UMC Children's Hospital receives largest donation ever

UMC Children's Hospital received over $200,000 thanks to Spirit Halloween's Spirit of Children program.

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UMC holds job fair for employees laid off from Desert Springs Hospital

UMC Hospital says it has 400 positions available in all departments.

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UMC's kidney transplant program ranks best in the U.S.

One Las Vegas hospital has ranked top in the nation for its kidney transplant program.

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