Francisco G. Pernas received a Bachelor in Science with a major in Biology and a chemistry minor from the University of Miami in 2001. He then pursued a degree in medicine at the University of Miami. Following that he completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health researching several chemotherapy medications currently being used in the treatment of Head and Neck cancer. He then successfully completed his formal Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Tx., a 5 year ACGME accredited institution serving as chief resident the last year of residency.
Dr. Pernas excelled in his residency program achieving a high clinical volume in all aspects of Otolaryngologic care. He was awarded the Resident award in May 2011 for outstanding research amongst his colleagues and received a Pine award in February 2008 for excellence in Otolaryngology.
Dr. Pernas treats adult and pediatric patients with ENT and Facial Plastics related conditions. His specialties include:
- Primary and Revision Sinus Surgery including Balloon Sinuplasty
- Allergic Conditions
- Endocrine diseases of the thyroid and parathyroids
- Head and Neck Cancer
- Facial Plastic Surgery
- Sleep Apnea Surgery
- Hearing Loss
Dr. Pernas as well as his office staff are all equally fluent in both English and Spanish in order to better serve you.
Dr. Pernas has hospital privileges at the following:
- Baptist Hospital
- Doctor’s Hospital
- Miami Children’s Hospital
- West Kendall Baptist
- South Miami Hospital
- Miami Children’s Hospital Ambulatory Surgery Center
- Medical Arts Surgery Center – South Miami
- Medical Arts Surgery Center-Baptist
- Mount Sinai Medical Center