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Jude Perez, MD


Specialties: Occupational Health


Dr. Jude Perez brings over 23 years’ of Emergency Medicine experience to Ortho Express and an extensive background serving as medical director or chairman for a variety of hospital departments and outside emergency response services.  Of special interest is his early career experience as the Kennedy Space Center Launch Support Team Physician!
Dr. Perez has been providing care to Rockford-region residents since 2002.  He worked as an emergency medicine physician for OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center for seven years before joining the Emergency Department at Rockford Memorial Hospital (now Mercy Health) in 2009 – 2017.  Dr. Perez holds Board certifications from the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow, American Academy of Emergency Medicine.
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida – 1986
  • Doctorate of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainsville, Florida – 1990
  • Internal Medicine Internship, University of Florida Health Science Center Urban Campus, Jacksonville, Florida – 1991
  • Emergency Medicine Residency, University of Florida Health Science Center Urban Campus, Jacksonville, Florida – 1994

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