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Department Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Primary Location Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health - Las Vegas
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Neurology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Devic's Disease (Neuromyelitis Optica)
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuroimmunology
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About Le Hua, MD

Le Hua, MD is the Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Hua earned her MD at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Subsequently, she completed her internship at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix and her neurology residency at Stanford University School of Medicine. She went on to complete a clinical fellowship in Neuro-Immunology and MS at the Barrow Neurological Institute and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix.

Dr. Hua is involved in clinical trials assessing new therapies for the treatment of MS and her personal research interests include using advanced MRI techniques to study MS and neurological disorders, as well as aging and cognition in MS. She is currently the Eric and Sheila Samson Chair for MS Research at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Barrow Neurological Institute
Phoenix, AZ USA

Residency - Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA USA

Internship - Banner Good Samarithan Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Phoenix, AZ USA

Medical Education - University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA USA

Undergraduate - University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ USA


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 9/28/2021, Dr. Hua has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Hua receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • EMD Serono, Inc.
  • Sanofi Genzyme
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • Celgene Corporation (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bristol-Myers Squibb)

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

175 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

33 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Dr Hua is the best. Breaking down options and just explaining really helps.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Dr Hua is great

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2022

Dr Hua is very personable and caring. She actually listens to my concerns and addresses them or does research for an intelligent answer. I refer everyone to her

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

Dr. Hua is excellent

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

I had an excellent first in-person visit with Dr. Hua after 2 years because of my personal pandemic health restrictions - We are setting up MRI imaging and my Neuroosych appointment.

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

This was the best experience I've ever had with Cleveland clinic and Dr abus yo date. I was very pleased and reassured

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Dr. Hua is always professional and empathetic.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

Dr Hua has amazing bedside manner

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

*Dr. Hua is outstanding! Very caring & very thorough.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2022

This is the only place that was able help me after losing sensation in my hands and having real trouble walking in 2012.They started my treatment with my wants and needs in mind. Dr. Hua is the only doctor I've seen that has helped me understand my condition and my treatment options. They get me uber rides to and from appointments after I felt driving was unsafe for me also, they have been amazing in thier safety practices during the pandemic (I'm long term immuno suppressed). I felt very safe and properly informed in a time of extreme misinformation about how to go about getting vaccinated my condition while on my treatment.Thank you for helping me maximize my quality of life.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Top notch provider

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

A 6 month wait for Dr. Hua is just crazy and makes me feel nervous about needing to see her.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2022

Dr Hua does not like to be challenged or disagreed with. She can be condescending and very matter of fact when you don't agree with her. I have been shrugged off by her too many times

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

Dr Hua is the best doctor I have had the privilege to be associated with. Granted I would rather not have a condition that requires a doctor but if I could have Dr Hua as a care provider in every aspect of my healthcare I would. I don't have enough words to say how amazing of a doctor she is. From her knowledge to her care to everything about my experience with her, I appreciate Dr Hua more then words can say!

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Dr. Hua is the best Neurologist who has treated me. She takes her time to answer your questions in layman's terms. When my appointment is finished, I walk away feeling like she is genuinely concerned for my well being, not just another person she is treating.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Dr Le Hua listened to me, rare and surprising - she is top the field neurologist. ?

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Dr. Hua and the Cleveland Clinic team has always been there for me and my medical needs. Very happy

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Dr Hua is very personable and is familiar with Bill's history and situation. Very comforting to talk with her.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Dr Was so informative and compassionate! She put me at ease , I am forever grateful to have her on this medical journey.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Dr Hua is very thorough. Answered all my questions and concerns

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

I have always had good doctor visits at the Lou Ruvo and the office of Dr. Hua.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021

All doctors and staff are professional at the Cleveland Clinic. Excellent Care is given to patients.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

My doctors answers all of my inquiries without jargon or proper explanations.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

Dr. Hua is very thorough and takes her time with get appointments. She makes sure you don't leave with any questions.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

She explained to me what the doctors at the hospital missed on my mris. It was insane that they missed very vital information about what is actually going on with me. They missed all my new lesions and misdiagnosed my ms attack and she gave me the correct info. She's getting me an ms drug that will work very well for me and also cared very much about the pain I live with and also gave me the go ahead to get my foot possibly fixed. I'm grateful to her and wish my pain doctor would have listened to me about my concerns that Dr Huah and I discussed about my pain levels. She got angry with me and my ms specialist saying that she had no say in my pain issues and to let her do her job. I was quite hurt by her reaction and don't know how to proceed about that. I'll speak with Dr Huah about it on our next visit and get her advice.Thank you for being such a fantastic, professional and wonderful doctor. I'm sure with your help, I'll get a bit more relief and help than I've been getting these last several years.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Dr Hua is an excellent provider. She listened to all my concerns and answered all my questions regrading my conditions

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Great Doctor and Team

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

Dr. Hua is very professional.. She described my problems and very good at explaining things.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Dr. Hua is professional and she also explain everything to me in a way I can understand She never acts like she in a hurry

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Dr. Hua is extremely knowledgeable and explains everything when I ask. But she's very cold and has never displayed any "soft" skills.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Hua. She listened, she was kind and professional. Dr. Hua's knowledge and her ability to explain my condition and options for care are exceptional. I would and will, recommend Dr. Hua and the Cleveland Clinic to anyone. Dr. Hua and all of the staff at the Cleveland Clinic are amazing.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

When I called to set up an appt, person could not find Bill's records-it was like Cleveland Clinic had done an upgrade & he was not easily found. Finally I gave Bill's patient number & then he was there. That's when we scheduled a virtual appt, as Dr Hua couldn't schedule us until Nov in person. Virtual was very good.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

A wonderful experience with Dr Hua.

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