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Julio E. Pérez, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratory



Additional Titles

  • Director, Cardiac Diagnositic Laboratory


  • B.S.: University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico (1970)
  • M.D.: School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico (1973)
  • Internship, Medicine: Veterans Administration Hospital, San Juan, Puerto Rico (1974)
  • Residency, Medicine: Veterans Administration Hospital, San Juan, Puerto Rico (1976)
  • Chief Medical Resident: Veterans Administration Hospital, San Juan, Puerto Rico (1976-1978)
  • Fellowship, Cardiology: Veterans Administration Hospital, San Juan, Puerto Rico (1978-1980)
  • Cardiovascular Research Fellowship: Washington University, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri (1980)

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Echocardiography


Young Investigators Award, Interamerican Society of Cardiology

Ella L. Buder and Ida Marie Peters Cardiovascular Research Scholarship Award

Squibb Cardiovascular Fellowship Award

American College of Cardiology, Fulbright Visiting Professor


Best Doctors in America


Excellence in Teaching Award, Washington University School of Medicine


Washington University Medical Center Alumni Association Faculty Achievement Award
American Society of Echocardiography Richard Popp Excellence in Teaching Award
Distinguished Educator – Clinical Fellow Mentoring Award, Washington University School of Medicine
American College of Cardiology Gifted Educator Award

Clinical Interests

Consultant in patient care, performance and interpretation of cardiac ultrasound studies; teaching of cardiovascular pathophysiology to cardiology fellows, residents and medical students

Research Interests

Applications of cardiac ultrasound to study left ventricular function in patients with ischemic heart disease, valvular heart disease and cardiomyopathy.


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