Dr. Fortunato Perez-Benavides, MD

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Dr. Fortunato Perez-Benavides, MD
Dr. Fortunato Perez-Benavides, MD is a neonatal medicine doctor who practices in Lubbock, TX. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Perez-Benavides is affiliated with Covenant Childrens Hospital, Sierra Medical Center, Providence Memorial Hospital and University Medical Center.

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Dr. Perez-Benavides' Care Philosophy

For the last 30 years the NICU at University Medical Center has served the Lubbock and surrounding communities in a 400 mile radius with specialized neonatal care including High Frequency Ventilation, Inhaled Nitric Oxide, Total Body Cooling, ECMO, Pediatric Surgery, Cardiology, Urology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology, Pediatric Radiology and Infectious Disease Specialists. This has been done in an academic center that fosters updated protocols and recent innovations in neonatal medicine.

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      Dr. Perez-Benavides' Care Philosophy

      For the last 30 years the NICU at University Medical Center has served the Lubbock and surrounding communities in a 400 mile radius with specialized neonatal care including High Frequency Ventilation, Inhaled Nitric Oxide, Total Body Cooling, ECMO, Pediatric Surgery, Cardiology, Urology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology, Pediatric Radiology and Infectious Disease Specialists. This has been done in an academic center that fosters updated protocols and recent innovations in neonatal medicine.

      Dr. Perez-Benavides' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Neonatal Medicine
      •  Board certified in Neonatology and Pediatrics
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Neonatology
      • Pediatrics

      Conditions Treated

      • Aspiration Pneumonia
      • Birth Asphyxia
      • Birth Defects
      • Neonatal Sepsis
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
      • Respiratory Failure

      Education

      • Medical School
        Autonomous University Of Guadalajara / Faculty Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1976

      • Internship Hospital
        Ga Sanchez

        Completed in 1977

      • Residency Hospital
        Mayaguez Med Ctr

        Completed in 1988

      • Fellowship Hospital
        U Ky Med Ctr

        Completed in 1990

      • Undergraduate School
        Federal College In Nuevo Laredo Mexico

        Graduated in 1970

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish

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      Specialties

      • Neonatal Medicine
      • Pediatrics

      Procedures Performed

      • Circumcision
      • Endotracheal Intubation
      • Lumbar Puncture
      • Mechanical Ventilation
      • Surgical Procedures
      • Umbilical Arterial Catheter
      • Umbilical Venous Catheter
      • Ventilator Management