Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center complies with applicable Federal Civil Rights Laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

Desert Springs Hospital does not discriminate and does not permit discrimination, including, without limitation, bullying, abuse or harassment, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or HIV status, or based on association with another person on account of that person's actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or HIV status.

Each patient or resident who has experienced discrimination may file a complaint with the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH).

4150 Technology Way
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-684-4200
Fax: 775-684-4211
Email: dpbh@health.nv.gov

Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact Sharyn Cura.

If you believe that Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex, you may file a grievance with:

Sharyn Cura, Director Risk Management
2075 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-369-7532 Fax: 702-369-7715  
Email: sharyn.cura@uhsinc.com   

You may file a grievance in person or by mail, fax or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Sharyn Cura is available to help you.

You may also file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, Electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf or by mail or phone at:

US Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201
1-800-368-1019  800-537-7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/undex.html