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Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions
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Focus Areas

Endocrinology

Languages Spoken

English

Residency/Fellowship

Endocrinology Fellowship, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee), July 2013 – June 2015 Internal Medicine Residency, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee), July 2010 – June 2013

Higher Education

University of Alabama School of Medicine (Birmingham, Alabama), M.D., June 2006 – June 2010

Location

4701 North Federal Highway, Suite A-27
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Notes

Focus Areas 
Diabetes
Thyroid disorders
Metabolic bone disease
Osteoporosis
Parathyroid disorders

Noteable work experience
Registered Nurse, Children’s Hospital (Birmingham, Alabama), September 2004 – June 2009

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
-Internal Medicine, March 2013 – Present
-Endocrinology, November 2015 – Present

Residency / Fellowship
Endocrinology Fellowship, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee), July 2013 – June 2015
Internal Medicine Residency, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee), July 2010 – June 2013

Higher Education
University of Alabama School of Medicine (Birmingham, Alabama), M.D., June 2006 – June 2010

Professional Associations
Endocrine Society
American Diabetes Association
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Honors and Awards
Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2009
Cum laude, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2010
William J. Kovak Fellow Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2015

Poster Presentations
Perry B, Gunasekaran U, Boswell-King E, et al. Early HbA1c-Based Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Vanderbilt Annual Research Day: Abstract and Poster Presentation, 2012.

Perry B, Gunasekaran U, Boswell-King E, et al. Utility of the Hemoglobin A1c as a Screening Tool for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.  American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress: Abstract and Poster Presentation, 2012.

Gunasekaran U, Perry B, Boswell-King E, Wang L, Garrison E, Spetalnick B, Lorenzi N, Jagasia S.  Hemoglobin A1c is Useful in the Early Diagnosis and Prediction of Gestational Diabetes. American Diabetes Association 74th Scientific Sessions: Abstract and Poster Presentation, 2014.

Publications
Perry B, Swygert KA, Song Y, Ma Y, Green JK, Elefteriou F, Dahir K.  Medication therapy for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is associated with lower risk of fracture: a retrospective cohort study. 

Dahir K, Perry B, Jagasia S. Post-transplantation bone disease: prevalence, monitoring, prevention, and management guidelines. In: Savani B, ed. Blood and Marrow Transplantation Long Term Management: Prevention and Complications. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2013.

Clinical Research
Sub-principal Investigator, A phase 2A, randomized, multicenter, open-label, pharmacokinetic, and dose response study of asfotase alfa in adult patients with pediatric-onset hypophosphatasia. Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tennessee); Sponsor, Alexion; Principal Investigator, Kathryn Dahir, M.D.

Teaching

Medical student lectures:

Interactive case-based learning, endocrinology course, Vanderbilt University

(Nashville, Tennessee), February 2014 and February 2015

Inpatient Diabetes Management, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee), March 2015 and February 2016


Endocrinology fellow lectures:

Male Reproductive Health, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee), March 2016

Evaluated third-year medical students during standardized patient exam, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee), April 2014

Hyperparathyroidism and Bone Disease, Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Seminar, First Tennessee Conference Center, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt (Nashville, Tennessee), September 2013

A Patient with Painful Bone Lesions, Endocrine Grand Rounds, University of Texas Southwestern (Dallas, Texas), October 2013

Paget’s Disease of the Bone, Endocrine Grand Rounds, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tennessee), May 2014.


Past Academic Appointments
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, (Nashville, Tennessee)

Committee Member, Divisional Compliance Expert, Endocrinology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tennessee)

195 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions
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Overall Rating

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45 Patient Comments

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March 24, 2019

extremely satisfied with care.

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March 20, 2019

all good

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March 03, 2019

Very informative, patient, thorough and with interpersonal sensitivity.

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February 24, 2019

good experience