Don Havins M.D. J.D. L.L.M.
Weldon (Don) Havins, M.D. is a graduate of the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He interned at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. Following two years with the U.S. Navy, he completed an ophthalmology residency at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, and later, a fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas, Houston. He earned a Master's degree in Management from the Claremont Graduate University. Don attended law school at the University of San Diego where he graduated cumlaude, was an editor of the law review and selected to Order of the Coif. Following law school, he earned a Masters of Laws degree in Health Law from the University of San Diego. He is Professor and Director of Medical Jurisprudence and Ethics at the Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Professional Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dentistry. Don is a member of the Nevada Bar. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Legal Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, and the American College of Legal Medicine. Dr. Havens has numerous publications in medical journals and law reviews. He currently practices ophthalmology and serves as Secretary of the Nevada State Medical Association. He has served as president, executive director and legal counsel of the Clark County Medical Society.