Lovelace Medical Group brings on two general surgeons

ALBUQUERQUE – May 3, 2017 – Two new general surgeons have joined the ranks at Lovelace Medical Group. Timothy W. Perez, M.D., M.P.H. is currently accepting patients at Lovelace Medical Group’s clinic at St. Joseph Square. David Hoang, M.D. will join Lovelace Medical Group in July, 2017 as the only surgical intensivist in the practice. 
Beyond the fact that both physicians are gifted surgeons, Dr. Perez has served as Dr. Hoang’s mentor for the past several years. Their experience working together has allowed them to develop a partnership and depth of communication that will bring even more quality to their surgery practice for patients in New Mexico. Both surgeons share a common mission of providing excellent care to their patients. 
“Our goal is to provide the highest quality surgical care possible and to have excellent care accessible to all New Mexicans,” says Dr. Hoang. 
Dr. Perez has over 25 years of surgical experience and is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery. He has a statewide reputation for expertise in laparoscopic surgery and is recognized for excellence in the teaching of surgery. He received a bachelor’s of science degree from Boston College and earned a medical degree from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and active in the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons as well as the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
Dr. Hoang graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Houston. He was a research fellow at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where he had a strong focus on community health. He volunteered extensively to improve healthcare access for the homeless as well as expand injury prevention within low-income communities. In his spare time, Dr. Hoang enjoys being an outdoorsman, and is licensed in Advanced Wilderness Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. In 2016, he was awarded the Mayor’s Public Safety Hero’s Award in Albuquerque. 
The surgeons will focus on general surgeries for complex surgical disorders such as gallbladder surgery, abdominal cancers, diverticulitis and minimally invasive surgeries. 
The physicians will be working out of the Lovelace Medical Center campus in downtown Albuquerque at St. Joseph Square, 715 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave NE, Suite 301. To schedule an appointment please call 505-727-7090.
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