PUBLISHED: 9:12 AM on Tuesday, October 17, 2006
Urgent Care under new ownership

  Dr. Norvin Perez
As owner, Dr. Norvin Perez supervises all Juneau Urgent Care physicians and the operations of the Occupational and Industrial health clients.

Dr. Perez leads the Occupational Medicine and Urgent Care education programs that enhance the treatment of Workers' Compensation injuries and Return- to- Work Policies while stressing the significance of cost-effective occupational programs to promote productivity of the community's working population. In addition Dr Perez has experience managing the Emergency Medical education to local communities, educators and First Responders.

Dr. Perez's experience includes Associate Clinical Professor, Albert Einstein Medical College; Attending physician and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harlem Hospital, Columbia University, New York City. Dr. Perez is a frequent participant at Occupational Health Conferences, Workers' Compensation symposiums and DOT/MRO education seminars. Additionally, Dr. Perez participated in the Gorgas Course for Tropical and Travel Medicine sponsored by the University of Alabama. The ten week course for certification taught by world experts focused on complex medical issues affecting business and vacation travelers. The course given in Peru afforded "real life" experiences in the management of Travel Medicine.

A graduate of Tulane University, Dr. Perez attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City. Dr. Perez trained at New York Medical College and Saint Vincent's Hospital New York City, Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, New York and Long Island Jewish Hospital, Queens, New York

Widely published, Dr. Perez has over 20 publications in medical text books, journals and web sites. Dr. Perez is a national and international lecture..

His presentations and publications include "Medicine as a political weapon, experience in Chiapas refugee camp," presented at the National Convention of the Peruvian Scientific Society of Medical Students in Lima Peru, and "Grand Rounds," Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Perez has been recognized by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists for "Academic Excellence and Achievement."