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Richard Perryman, MD

Richard Perryman, MD
Medical Director, Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute

Contact Information

1150 North 35 Avenue Suite 575

Hollywood, Florida 33021

Phone 954-265-3437

Fax 954-983-5052


Dr. Perryman is an internationally acclaimed surgeon with a long history of leadership in the Florida medical community.

Previous administrative positions include Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of Pediatric Heart Surgery at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Shands Hospital in Jacksonville and Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Veterans Administration Hospital in Miami, Florida. Currently, he is a Professor of Surgery at the University of the West Indies.

Dr. Perryman has published and lectured throughout his career, with teaching appointments at Duke University, the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital and University of Florida College of Medicine. Research interests include the use of vascular clip devices in congenital heart surgery and the impact of profound hypothermia and circulatory arrest on regional cerebral temperature.

He has been active in professional and philanthropic organizations such as the Jamaican Children's Heart Fund, a non-profit organization devoted to providing Jamaican children with cardiac surgery. He is frequently cited in "America's Top Doctors."

Recent Articles

1. Perryman RA and Jaquiss RD: Atrially based pericardial tunnel for central pulmonary artery construction. Ann Thor Surg 64:228-30, 1997

2. Wang N, Kuluz J, Barron M and Perryman RA: Cardiopulmonary bypass in a patient with Moyamoya disease. Anesth Analg 84(5): 1160-3 May 1997

3. Giles JM, Burkett G, Perryman RA, and Ferrer PL. Fetal tissue typing in anticipation of neonatal heart transplantation. Obstet Gynecol 91(5 pt2): 823-5 May 1998

4. Perryman RA and Jaquiss RD; Tetralogy of Fallot. Mastery of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Lippincott-Raven 1998

5. Kohli V; Young ML; Perryman RA; and Wolff GS: Paired ventricular pacing: an alternative therapy for postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia in congenital heart disease. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol – 01-MAY-1999; 22(5): 706-10

6. Laudito A and Perryman RA: Extended Ross procedure for aortic valve stenosis and ascending arch hypoplasia. Ann Thor Surg. 67(2): 560-1, February 1999