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Ear, Nose, and Throat
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Pero joined North Dallas ENT in 2009. He is Double Board-Certified in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In addition to practicing all aspects of Otolaryngology, as a fellowship-trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Pero brings expertise in the areas of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, head and neck to North Dallas ENT.
He is a graduate of Allen High School, and then attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas where he received a Presidential Scholarship and was on the Dean's List while earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology with a focus on Pre-Medical Studies.
Dr. Pero attended the University of Texas at Houston Medical School where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society; the only nationally recognized honor society for medical school students.
Following medical school, Dr. Pero performed his internship in General Surgery at the famed Charity Hospital in New Orleans. His residency in Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery (Ear, Nose and Throat) was also completed in New Orleans at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. At the conclusion of his residency, he was selected for a coveted fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School. Dr. Pero studied under the guidance of Dr. Dean M. Toriumi, a world-renowned expert in Facial Plastic Surgery with an emphasis on aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose.
As an author of multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, textbook chapters and presentations at national and international meetings, he has contributed to many fields of Ear, Nose and Throat medicine. He serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical School's Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, where he instructs the department's residents primarily in the field of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
His wife, Roxanne, is an Obstetrician/Gynecologist in private practice at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. They have one awesome son, are active in their church and their community and enjoy traveling, live music and playing with their two crazy dogs, both Hungarian Wirehaired Vizslas.
Caring, compassionate physician dedicated to quality care tailored to each individual patient's unique diagnosis and situation.
Expertise in complicated nasal and sinus surgery. Interest in functional and cosmetic nasal surgery.
Rhinoplasty, Facial Plastic Surgery, Sinus Surgery, In-office Balloon Sinuplasty
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No malpractice history found for Texas.
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
Graduated in 2003
Completed in 2004
Completed in 2008
Completed in 2009
Graduated in 1998
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