Ernesto C. Perez, DNP, MBA, CRNA, APRN, PMC-I, FNAP joined PPOA in early January, 2019. Dr. Perez’s extensive background combines years of clinical experience and teaching, a perfect combination for his role as Vice President of Anesthesia Services and ASC Operations. He is licensed as a CRNA in several states and continues to administer anesthesia at many of PPOA’s facilities.
A native of Cuba, Dr. Perez earned his MSNA and CRNA from Xavier University/Charity Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesiology in New Orleans. He also earned a Doctor of Nursing degree from University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and a post-doctoral Certificate in Healthcare Informatics from Duke University School of Nursing. In 2018, he completed his Executive MBA from the University of South Florida in Tampa.