Dr. Perens trained in pediatric cardiology at UCLA and has been a member of the cardiology staff since 2006. His clinical interests include pediatric cardiomyopathy and heart transplantation in children, Marfan syndrome, familial hypercholesterolemia, and echocardiography.
Dr. Perens has been involved with outreach missions in Peru, visiting there many times with Corazones Con Esperanza mission to provide cardiology care to children there (heartswithhope.org). He is also actively involved with Camp del Corazon, a free camp for children with heart disease.
Dr. Perens is part of the Congenial Heart 3D printing and Virtual Reality team. He creates 3D models of complex congenital hearts for surgery and catheterization planning.
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