Dr. Lisa Perez was born and raised in Staten Island, New York. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and earned her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. She is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. She moved to the Atlanta area in 2000 and has been an active member of the medical community. She joined the Circulatory Center team in 2011.