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Michael A. Perez, MD

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Telephone: 
(954) 351-7770
Fax: 
(954) 351-7181
Languages: 
English
Spanish
Specialty/Specialties: 
Bariatrics
General Surgery
Holy Cross Medical Group: 
Yes

Office Hours
Mon-Thurs 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm

Current leadership position 
Chief of Surgery, Holy Cross Hospital, 2011 to present
Section Chief, General Surgery, Holy Cross Hospital, 2007-2011
Vice Chief of Surgery, Holy Cross Hospital, 2008-2011

Focus Areas
Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair

Certifications
American Board of Surgery

Residency / Fellowship 
Chief Resident, General Surgery - University of South Florida - Tampa, FL (1995-1996)
Residency, General Surgery, University of South Florida - Tampa, FL (1992-1995)
General Surgery Intern - Rush Presbyterian, St. Luke’s Medical Center - Chicago, IL (1991-1992)

Higher Education
Rush Medical College - M.D. - Chicago, IL (1991)
Creighton University - B.A. - Omaha, NE (1987)

Professional Associations
American Medical Association
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
South Eastern Surgical Congress
Broward County Medical Association
Florida Medical Association
American College of Surgeons

Awards
Outstanding Resident of the Year Award, University of South Florida (1996)
Honors in Surgery, Rush Medical College (1990)

Presentations
Holy Cross Hospital “Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Lecture,” Fort Lauderdale, FL, February 2008

Broward County Chapter of Association of Operating Room Nurses “Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Lecture,” Fort Lauderdale, FL, January 2008

Broward County Diabetic Association Meeting “Bariatric Surgery Informational Lecture,” Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 2004

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Essentials Course “Fundamentals of Bariatric Surgery,” Redwood City, CA, May 2003

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Essentials Course “Fundamentals of Bariatric Surgery,” Dallas, TX, April 2003

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Essentials Course “Laparoscopic Surgery- A Comphrehensive Approach,” Kissimmee, FL, December 2002

Publications
McAllister, E., Perez, M., Albrink, M.H., Is Triple Contrast Computer Tomographic Scanning Useful in the Selective Management of Stab Wounds to the Back? The Journal of Trauma 1994;37:401-403

Robert T. Marema, Michael Perez, Cynthia Bluffington. Benefits and Complications of Laparoscopic vs. Open Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery (Abstract). SAGES National Meetings Program, 2004

Robert T. Marema, Michael Perez, Cynthia Bluffington. Influence of age on vitamin and mineral deficiencies following gastric bypass. (Abstract) SAGES National Meetings Program, 2005.

Robert T. Marema, Michael Perez, Cynthia Bluffington. Surgical Treatment of Obesity. Chapter in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for Obesity, 2005.

Robert T. Marema, RoseMarie Toussaint, Michael Perez, Cynthia Bluffington. Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: Evolution, Safety and Efficacy of the Banded Gastric Bypass. Chapter 26 in Obesity Surgery Principles and Practice, 2008

Website
www.HolyCrossBariatrics.com

Location

4800 NE 20th Terrace, Suite 303
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

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