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Geovanny Perez, MD

Pulmonologist | Co-Director of the Severe Asthma Clinic

Locations

  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Languages Spoken

  • English

Departments

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Pulmonology

National Provider ID: 1255618906

Bio

Biography

Geovanny F. Perez, M.D., is a pediatric pulmonologist in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine. He also is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Integrative Systems Biology at George Washington University and an investigator in the Center for Genetic Medicine Research. Dr. Perez's research interest focuses on translational studies investigating airway epithelial immunity, pathophysiology of viral-induced asthma and the respiratory microbiome.

Dr. Perez has received awards from the Parsons Family Foundation to study the role of the microbiome in respiratory infections and by Gilead to study epithelial immunity in cystic fibrosis. He completed his medical training in Ecuador, where he graduated with honors. Dr. Perez is fluent in Spanish and has a strong interest in working with families from Spanish-speaking backgrounds.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Pulmonology, 2014
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2011
    Miami Children's Hospital
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2009
    Miami Children's Hospital
  • MD, DMS Degree, 2004
    Universidad Central del Ecuador
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Geovanny Perez

Baby Mila in her stoller with a Happy New Year hat.

Mila's Story

As soon as Mila was born at 35.5 gestational weeks, it was clear something was terribly wrong. Mila’s breathing didn’t sound right. Her mother waited to hear her newborn cry. Following diagnostic imaging and genetic testing, her newborn daughter's health concerns were revealed. 

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