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Gregory Perens, MD


Gregory Perens, MD

UCLA Physician Gregory Perens, MD specializes in Pediatric Cardiology.
Pediatric Cardiology
Language Spoken
English, Spanish
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
(310) 825-5296 Information and referral
(310) 825-0867 Appointments
(310) 267-8085 echo/hospital
(310) 206-6581 Marfan Clinic Appts
Fax Number
(310) 825-9524

UCLA Children's Health Center
200 UCLA Medical Plaza Suite 265
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Academic Office
B2-427 MDCC
10833 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Echo Lab
Pediatric Echo Lab 5235
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
(310) 825-9111

Pediatric Cardiology, American Board of Pediatrics, 2006, 2014
Pediatric Cardiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2003 - 2006
Pediatrics, UC Irvine Medical Center, 1999 - 2002
MD, Medical College of Virginia, 1999
General Pediatric Cardiology, Marfan Syndrome, Pediatric Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplant
Research Interest
antibody mediated rejection, non-invasive imaging for cardiac inflammation

Link to my PubMed publications


Perens GS, Shannon KM, Levi DS, Drant S.  Successful Treatment of Eosinophilic Effusions Following Congenital Heart Surgery.  Pediatr Cardiol. 2006 Jan-Feb;27(1):168-9.

Perens GS, Levi DS, Alejos JC, Wetzel GT. Muronomab-CD3 for Pediatric Acute Myocarditis.
Pediatr Cardiol. 2007 Jan-Feb;28(1):21-6. Epub 2006 Dec 7.

Casarez TW, Perens G, Williams RJ, Kutay E, Fishbein MC, Reed EF, Alejos JC, Levi DS.Humoral Rejection in Pediatrics.  J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007 Feb;26(2):114-9.

Votava-Smith, JK, Perens, GS., Alejos, JC. Bosentan for increased pulmonary vascular resistance in a patient with single ventricle physiology and a bidirectional Glenn shunt. Pediatric Cardiology, 2007.

Peterson RE, Chang RKR, Perens GS, Alejos JC, and Wetzel GT.  Growth and weight gain of prepubertal children after cardiac transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation, June 2008.

Perens, GS, Clinico-Pathologic Findings in End-Stage Pediatric Heart Transplant Grafts. Pediatr Transplant. 2008 Oct 31.


Perens, GS, Chang, RK. 24-Hour Holter Monitoring of Long QT Syndrome. American Academy of Pediatrics, 2003 National Meeting. 

Perens G, Williams R, Levi DS, Halnon N, Alejos JC.  Successful Orthotopic Heart Transplantation of Pediatric Patients with Significantly Elevated Pulmonary Vascular Resistance.  Presented at the Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology in Newport Beach, CA from May 6, 2006.

Perens GS, Williams RJ, Reiss J, Korin Y, Reed ER, Alejos JC, Halnon, N. Monitoring of CD4 Cell Activity in Stable and Rejecting Heart Transplant Patients. World Transplant Congress Meeting, Boston, 2006.

Daftari B, Perens GS, Alejos JC. Novel Therapies For Pediatric Patients with Elevated Pulmonary Vascular Resistance Undergoing Heart Transplantation. International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant Meeting, 2007.

Perens GS, Meier SD, Fishbein MC The Failed Pediatric Cardiac Allograft: Clinical and Pathologic Features. International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant Meeting, 2008.

Ellen L.P. Chan, Juan C. Alejos, Gregory S. Perens. Outcomes in Asymptomatic Antibody Mediated Rejection in Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation. International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant Meeting, 2009

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