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Michael A. Perez, MD
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Michael A. Perez, MD

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  • Specialities: Bariatrics, General Surgery, Robotic Surgery
  • Office Hours:Mon-Thurs 9:00am to 5:00pm Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Language:English, Spanish

Contact Us

  • Address 4701 N. Federal Highway, Building A, Suite 39
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
  • Phone (954) 351-7770
  • Fax (954) 351-7181

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions
from our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Focus Areas

Bariatrics, General Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

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)

Location

4701 N. Federal Highway, Building A, Suite 39
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Notes

Click here for Dr. Perez's blog post: Why Choose Minimally Invasive Surgery? 
Click here for Dr. Perez's blog post:
Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair

Click here for Dr. Perez's video: Hernia Repair  

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

Leadership positions 
Section Chief, General Surgery, Holy Cross Hospital, 2007-2011
Vice Chief of Surgery, Holy Cross Hospital, 2008-2011

Focus Areas
General Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopy, Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair, Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gall Bladder Surgery, Colon Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery 

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

111 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions
from our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

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30 Patient Comments

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March 18, 2019

Continued excellent experience.

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March 08, 2019

satisfactory

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February 26, 2019

this was my second consult,I'm very nervous and the whole team made me comfortable.

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December 20, 2018

Dr. Perez is very easy to talk to. He's a good listener and he explains everything in an easy to understand manner.