Education

Fellowship
Pediatric Cardiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006
Residency
Pediatrics, UC Irvine Medical Center, 2002
Degree
MD, Medical College of Virginia, 1999

Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Cardiology
American Board of Pediatrics, 2006

Gender

Male

State License

A73878
  • Locations

    UCLA Children's Health Center

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 265
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-825-5296

    Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

    Address
    757 Westwood Plaza
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-825-9111
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Pediatric Cardiology
    American Board of Pediatrics, 2006

    Education

    Fellowship
    Pediatric Cardiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006
    Residency
    Pediatrics, UC Irvine Medical Center, 2002
    Degree
    MD, Medical College of Virginia, 1999
  • Clinical Interests
    • General Pediatric Cardiology
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Pediatric Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplant
  • Research

    Research Interest

    antibody mediated rejection, non-invasive imaging for cardiac inflammation

    Publications

    Link to my PubMed publications

    MANUSCRIPTS

    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.


    PRESENTATIONS/ABSTRACTS

    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