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Vinicio de Jesus Perez MD

Associate Dean of Stanford MD Admissions and Associate Professor of Medicine (PACCM)
Dr. Vinicio de Jesus Perez received his MD from the University of Puerto Rico Medical School and completed an internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine in Denver, followed by postdoctoral research training at Stanford University. He focused on researching genetic and molecular mechanisms of pulmonary hypertension (PH) and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and has devoted his clinical practice to diagnosis and management of these conditions. He is presently associate professor of medicine and staff physician of the Stanford Adult PH Clinic where he trains fellows pursuing careers in PH and IPF. He is principal investigator of a research program with the ultimate goal of identifying new therapeutic targets to treat PH and IPF.

As a medical professional belonging to a minority group, Dr. de Jesus Perez is involved in academic endeavors seeking to improve access of care for patients with disadvantageous ethnic backgrounds and promote diversity in medicine.


Medical Education: University of Puerto Rico Medical University (2000) Puerto Rico
Fellowship: Univ Of Colorado (2004) CO
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital (2003) MA
Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital (2001) MA
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (2007)
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease (2006)
Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2006) CA
MD, Stanford University, Pulmonary/CCM (2006)
MD, University of Colorado-Denver, Pulmonary/CCM (2004)
MD, Massachussetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine (2003)
MD, University of Puerto Rico, Medicine (2000)
BS, University of Puerto Rico, Biology (1996)


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