Dr. Perez founded Gastroenterology Consultants of South Texas in July of 2007.
Dr. Perez earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin and a Medical Doctorate from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. After medical school, Dr. Perez served in the United States Navy as a Medical Corps Officer. He then completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the Regional Academic Health Center in Harlingen and fellowship training in Gastroenterology/Hepatology at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Perez is an active member of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), the American Medical Association (AMA), the Texas Medical Association (TMA) and the Cameron/Willacy County Medical Society.
Dr. Perez currently serves as a member of the University of Texas System Board of Regents. He is a member of the Harlingen CISD Board of Trustees and a former Chair of the Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents. He serves in the Governing Board of the Holdsworth Center and the Board of Directors of Lone Star National Bank.
Dr. Perez is fluent in both English and Spanish. He is available for consultation in both our Brownsville and Harlingen offices.
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