Fikre Mengistu, M.D.
St Rose Dominican Hospital Siena Campus
St Rose Dominican Hospital San Martin Campus
Parkway Surgery Center
Durango Surgery Center
Medical School: Howard University, College of Medicine
Residency: General Surgery, University of Nevada School of Medicine
Dr Fikre Mengistu was born and raised in Wisconsin as a first generation
Ethiopian American. He continued in the Midwest with his undergrad degree at
University of Minnesota earning a Bachelor of Science in both genetics and
biochemistry. He then moved to Washington DC to attend Howard University
It was there that he developed a passion for surgery. He went
on to attend the University of Nevada General Surgery Residency program in
Las Vegas. Upon graduating residency Dr Mengistu attained his board-certification
in General Surgery and joined Southern Nevada Surgery Specialists.
Dr Mengistu has been honored with several Top Doctor awards, Best of
Las Vegas Awards, the Robotic Surgeon of Excellence certification, and
numerous hospital leadership positions. He is a father of 2 children, married
to a beautiful and wonderful pediatrician, and enjoys running, skiing,
videogames and gardening.