Snow Canyon Clinic: Neurology

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Vernon H. Kirk, Jr., M.D.
Laura Schlagel, M.D.
Dr. John G Schmidt
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Gary L. Jones, M.D., Ph.D., is a neurologist and Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (i.e., Board Certified). Dr. Jones practices general neurology, providing services in epilepsy, stroke, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, migraine, numbness, weakness, neck and back pain, and all disorders affecting the nervous system.

Vernon H. Kirk, Jr., M.D. is a quadruple board certified neurologist who is accepting new patients at Snow Canyon Clinic. He is Board Certified in Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Clinical Neurophysiology and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Laura Schlagel, M.D. is a board certified neurologist who continued her education by completing a fellowship in neuroimmunology at the University of Alabama. Her mentor in training was the widely renowned expert in multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology, John Whitaker, M.D..

John G. Schmidt, M.D. is a neurologist and Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (i.e., Board Certified).  Dr. Schmidt practices general neurology but has special interests, training and experience in stroke, pain, and neurohabilitation.  He is also certified by the American Society of Neurorehabilitation.

Please refer to the above physicians biographies for further information.

Drs. Jones and Schlagel restrict their practice to adult neurology, while Drs. Kirk and Schmidt practice both adult and pediatric neurology. All of our neurologists are on staff at Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George, Utah. 

Figure 1: EEG electrodes and monitoring areaThe fully equipped epilepsy center (Figure 1, left) has state-of-the-art routine and video EEG telemetry for difficult seizure disorders, with certified technologists to provide the most accurate testing available. 


Figure 2: EMG and nerve conduction study facility

The neuromuscular lab includes electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction testing equipment that will permit the full range of electrodiagnostic methods to be applied to the diagnosis of conditions causing numbness, weakness, and/or pain.

The sleep laboratory is a new high technology facility that permits the accurate diagnosis of sleep related breathing disorders, and other disorders associated with sleep.

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