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Omar Perez, Pathologist, Pathology

Omar Perez, PhD, PharmD

Pathology

Get to know our provider

Dr. Omar Perez is a pathologist and the associate director of Clinical Microbiology at UI Health. Dr. Perez focuses on providing cutting-edge diagnostic testing to identify disease-causing pathogens. He works alongside clinicians to help diagnose etiological agents of infectious-disease illness and in selecting the best treatment options for patients. Dr. Perez also is active in basic and translational research studying pathogen-host interactions. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, and he also is a military microbiologist with the United States Army Reserves. 

Gender : Male
Language : English, Spanish

Specialties & Services

  • Pathology
  • Clinical Virology
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Clinical diagnostics
  • Drug optimization
  • Clinical Pathology

Location

Department of Pathology

840 S. Wood St., Suite 130
Chicago, IL 60612
312.413.9650


Education

  • Fellowship: Northwestern University
  • Postgraduate: University of Illinois at Chicago (PhD, PharmD)