Michael J. Gunter, MD

Family Medicine
7455 W. Washington Avenue Suite 445
Las Vegas, NV 89128 Get Directions

Annual Membership Fee

450.00per quarter
900.00per semi-annual
1,800.00per year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My passion is quality of life. My philosophy is that each patient is a unique individual and must be cared for as such. My approach to medicine is tailored to each patient's needs. This is achieved by a thorough history and physical, nutrition and exercise guidance and preventive maintenance.

Dr. Gunter's Credentials

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Scottsdale Memorial
Scottsdale, AZ
Family Practice 1994-1996

Scottsdale Memorial
Scottsdale, AZ

Medical School:
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Reno, NV
Doctorate of Medicine 1993

University of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
Bachelor of Science, Biology 1989

American Board of Family Medicine
Primary Care Sports Medicine, Certificate of Additional Qualification
American Academy of Medicine Acupuncture
National Board of Medical Examiners, Parts 1, II & III
Nevada State Deputy Coroner Investigator
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Neonatal Advanced Life Support
Certified Paramedic, LA County, CA and Clark County, NV
Scottsdale Memorial Family Practice Residency Program, Resident Teacher of the Year Award
Nominated Brazie Award, Outstanding Family Practice, 2nd Year Resident
National Institute of Health Research Grant Human Papillomavirus in Double Primary Neoplasms of the Head and Neck, Recipient
Consumers' Checkbook Top Doctor, Vegas Seven 2013
Las Vegas Life Magazine, Top Docs 2013
Opencare, Patient Choice Awards 2016
Chairman of Family Practice Summerlin Medical Executive Committee 2005-2010
Current Vice-Chief of Staff Summerlin Hospital
Scottsdale Memorial Family Practice Residency Program, Chief Resident 1995-1996
Scottsdale Memorial Family Practice Residency Program, Chair Quality Assurance Committee 1994-1996
Scottsdale Memorial Family Practice Residency Program, President Residents Association 1994-1995
ACLS for Medical Students, Co-Instructor 1991
AIDS in Nevada II, Co-Developer and Coordinator 1991
Arterial Blood Gas Techniques, Instructor 1990
Family Medicine Interest Group, President 1990-1991
Family Medicine Interest Group, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Vice President 1989-1990
Pre-Professional Association University of Nevada, President 1988-1989
from lynn March 28, 2017 for Michael J. Gunter, MD

On New Year's Eve a few years ago, my husband was in excruciating pain after driving from California home to Las Vegas. We called Dr. Gunter, who was off for the first time in years and at a block party. He knew that we did not like the doctor on call and took immediate charge, scheduling my husband for surgery. He always goes out of his way for his patients. He is a jewel in the desert… See more

from Phyllis in NV February 11, 2015 for Michael J. Gunter, MD

I feel that the Doctor is very thorough, concerned and ready, willing, and able to plan the appropriate program for me. I do not hesitate to make queries on a want- to- know basis.

from Charles and Christina in NV February 15, 2014 for Michael J. Gunter, MD

January 2000 I accompanied my husband to visit his new GP in Las Vegas to renew his prescriptions. We moved here a few weeks prior from California. Each of us had our annual physicals before we left and felt that our health was in good shape for our ages, early and late 50's. Low and behold, after checking out my husband Dr Gunter asked if he could listen to my heart. I was not expecting… See more

from senn in NV February 12, 2014 for Michael J. Gunter, MD

Dr Gunter is not just my primary care physician, he is an avid protector of my health. I trust him with my life. He cares. I'm lucky to call him my doctor.

from Sharon in NV February 13, 2014 for Michael J. Gunter, MD

Thank you Dr Gunter for being there for me. I have type 2 Diabetes, Dystonia & drug allergies. He knows that if he has to give me a new drug that I will look it up and he is fine with that. When I had to go to the hospital for emergency gall bladder surgery, he was there making sure I got through it OK

I know that if I need help he will be there for me as he was when my husband… See more

from Patrick in NV February 12, 2014 for Michael J. Gunter, MD

Dr. Gunter (Mike) is truly amazing. You never wait in a waiting room, yet he takes the time to personalize every visit. I have the peace of mind of knowing that my calls will get returned promptly, and he knows my personal situation. He takes holistic approach and really does treat his patients as friends. I feel blessed to have Mike on my team.

from Suzette in NV February 9, 2014 for Michael J. Gunter, MD

I am new to Dr. Gunter's practice, but already I feel right at home. The most difficult things I have to adjust to is the relaxed pace and the one hour he usually spends with me going over my medical issues!! Truly wonderful problems to have!!

from John in NV February 10, 2014 for Michael J. Gunter, MD

I am a health conscious 71 year old and have been blessed with no health problems-yet! Dr Gunter's routine physical and labs have been thorough and give me peace of mind that I am doing everything I can do to stay healthy. In addition he has referred me to a cardiologist for testing to make sure that my heart was in good shape as I have had close relatives that had heart issues etc. While… See more

from Allan in NV February 7, 2014 for Michael J. Gunter, MD

Dr. Gunter is by far the best doctor I have ever been to. He listens, he explains and is totally focused on helping his patients maintain or restore good health.

It is great to have a doctor you can have complete confidence in.

from krista in NV February 6, 2014 for Michael J. Gunter, MD

Dr. Gunter and his team do an excellent job taking care of me and my family. It is nice to know that someone who knows you and your health history has your back and will support you even during a weekend emergency. I expect a lot from my care provider and Dr. Gunter and his team deliver. They know me by name and they take care of me when I have a need - and with a chronic illness like… See more

Annual Membership Fee

450.00per quarter
900.00per semi-annual
1,800.00per year