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Dr. Michael Perez

Internal Medicine
New York , NY
38 years experience male

Locations

Excella Medicine, INC

New York , NY

Address

4915 Broadway , Suite 1G, New York , NY
Directions

Fax

2125440402

Insurances accepted

Medicare

Affinity Health Plan

CIGNA Health Care

Medicaid

About

Bio

Internal medicine and nephrology private practice in upper Manhattan, Bronx, and Lower Westchester. Inpatient, outpatient, dialysis and nursing home care.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English, Haitian Creole

Doctor Q&A

311 Answers
110 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Give it time: Most likely will resolve on its own. Sounds like it was caused by physical factors, such as friction. Give it time.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Learn relaxation : There are some specific techniques described online for relaxation to deal with anxiety , thus preventing progression to a severe attack. If you never... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Check blood sugar: If the dizziness occurs when blood sugar is normal or high, it may not be related to the sugar level. Make sure your friend is not dehydrated- give pl... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
He's right: Some protein is normal in the urine. It comes from the tubules, bladder, and very little from the glomerulus which is the part you may be worried abou... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Pain will go gradual: pain can linger longer if you have muscle spasm. but either way, dont be surprised if it goes on longer than one week. recovery and resolution will be... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Difficult to say: They may have to be seen to diagnose them. Without pain or itching, the bumps may be benign and not much trouble. If they get bigger or go away and th... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Still possible: Some infections are mild and do not give typical symptoms. Some bacterial infections come and go without leaving a trace such as a blood test result. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
You don’t know : Without testing , you don’t know if you have been in contact with a covid19 infected person. Testing can be PCR or antibody testing.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: it's always good to take some carbs with protein. the carb helps your body to spare the protein in your tissues as you exercise and not convert good t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Need more info: the easiest thing to do is to have a doctor, might as well go to a dermatologist, to see the lesions you talk about. sometimes you may be able to take... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No: In a car with good suspension and a relatively smooth ride it is unlikely to be so shaken as to stress the surgical site. In any case, pain would be a... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
You need blood test: You can calculate the likelihood of your blood type with a punnett square using the information from your parents. You will be able to narrow it down ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Sounds like you accidentally discovered your wrists have unequal size or circumference. The history of injury in the bigger wrist makes sense. Somehow... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No: the symptoms of acid reflux are heart burns and cough. Sometimes it has overlap with asthma. And the treatments include antacids which neutralize the ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Flu?: What else do you feel with the high temp? Other symptoms can give a clue to the cause of the fever. Runny nose, body aches point to viral illness such... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Not likely: you would have to be unlucky (or lucky) for you to get pregnant. The chance of pregnancy is higher if there was penetration even brief. But overall ch... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
May be gastritis: When the stomach is empty it is more sensitive. If the pain goes away with food, chances are it is caused by inflammation or ulcer. Try antacids and a... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Normal: it's normal. That liquid, seminal fluid, sometimes may contain sperm and can lead to unplanned pregnancy.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Sinus infection?: Sounds like sinus problems with pressure in the sinuses. It may even be infected and give little other signs.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Maybe trauma?: Be careful regarding possible traumatic injury when masturbating. Otherwise, no need to worry about that vibration. If it is unpleasant, then go easy ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Probably nothing : there are muscle twitches that can be bothersome . The midline is an unusual location but possible. The intestines inside don't contract fast enough t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Side effect : ask your prescriber if it's a side effect of your pill. There are many to choose from for different reasons.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Get checked: Get a quick check up. if the water gets into your lungs, it could cause some injury which can affect your breathing and your oxygenation. And the fati... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Discuss with doctor: Iron levels vary in the blood and are not used to diagnose Iron deficiency. We use ferritin and transferrin saturation for that. I recommend discussin... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It may pass: 130 systolic is not high, even though your friend may be used to a lower bp. The stress of being ill may cause a slight elevation of the bp above its ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Recheck your tests: i assume the TSH was very low (suppressed) when the diagnosis of overmedication was made. It may take a while for you to regain the weight if your thy... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes, no problem: the type of protein you take should not affect what happens with your hemorrhoids. But do eat a lot of fiber and vegetables to avoid constipation whic... Read More
A 121-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It’s best to ask the person who ordered the test what the result means. They will know how the results relate to their diagnostic possibilities genera... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
There are reference curves online to compare, but 145 is not high. Many factors in the food determine how fast, how high and how long it goes up: carb... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Same acne treatment: The same solutions and cleansers that are available for acne on the face, can be used for acne on the back because the same causative factors are at w... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No.: The only way to lose your virginity, is through sexual intercourse. The state of your hymen however would need to be verified by a physical exam. Keep... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Reflux?: See ENT or internist to rule out a severe case of gastroesophaheal reflux which can be asymptomatic except for recurrent bouts of sore throat. Heartbu... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Nonprescription meds: 1-antacids 2- acid reducers like ranitidine, famotidine, omeprazole, etc 3- avoid spicy foods, alcoholic drinks, and avoid prolonged fasting
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Those cells are few in number and may not mean much. It may not be a clean catch urine specimen. If there are no bladder symptoms, I would not give th... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Hydrocortisone : Non prescription hydrocortisone cream, 1% applied to the area daily may help over a few weeks
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Is it in the skin?: three years is a long time. You would have more trouble by now if it is cancer. More likely it is some cyst in the skin. The part that sounds serious ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No : While it is a good idea to avoid alcohol when you are taking any medication, there is no expected interaction with amoxicillin/clavulanate.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No straight answer: if your kidney function remains preserved, no effect. if the kidney function declines and you wind up on dialysis, the life expectancy becomes more co... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
U don't have sepsis: Sepsis is a critical illness with multiple symptoms involving the cardiovascular system, a change in mental status, and fever resulting from a serious... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Normal: Painful urination and infections may be a separate issue that needs medical evaluation, not necessarily related to masturbation.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Need more info: Check your temperature a few times and resubmit your question with any more info that might help , such as cough, burning urine, swollen glands . And... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Fraud: exercise will make you sweat and will cause weight loss from adipose tissue (or fat), and will have the added benefit of making you more fit. A health... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No test : When the wound is healed, the infection is definitely gone. MRSA can be on our skin without causing infection. To detect MRSA living on your skin, col... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Unlikely: it's probably not enough of the chemicals to reach a high enough level to cause harm OSHA (occupational safety agency) do highlight the danger of chr... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Eat: eat a diet with a variety of foods types and groups. Ensure you have enough protein, grains and vegetables of all colors. Try to have as many colors o... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Not serious: i doubt it's serious. Maybe a little trauma, like a break in the skin. if not infected it should heal and resolve. To be sure of an uneventful outcome... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Ask your doctor : This seems like the kind of question best answered by the person who did all that work fixing your arm. Keep the sling until you get an answer
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Give it more time : The blood pressure is not dangerously high. Medications for high blood pressure can take two weeks to achieve their full effect. it is a good idea t... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It's a symptom: not a necessarily a medical or physical problem. You live alone? You have daytime activities or friends ? It sounds to me like you fell into some kin... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Kidneys that are damage lose tissue and are replaced by scar tissue. Those kidneys decrease in size , sometimes significantly.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Perez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Perez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 24, 2019
The most knowledgeable, caring doctor I have ever met.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I kno the prob tht can occur w/tis med. New laws & legisltv BS has forced the ppl takn it 2 cut bk or stp. Its not fair 4 ppl tht hav been on it 4 yrs. I thnk it shld on...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Yes. Very much my next inquiry will be regarding CKD: (Urine-Ketosis+5) (RBC+7) (Serum CA+10s /PTH50-85) (CA+24hr 500s!) Creatinine24HR 3.92 !) No adenoma -4D CT Calci...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Another doctor mentioned Celiac disease. I have some other common symptoms, but there are 300 to choose from. I'll call doc on Mon. Thank u.

Education & Training

Residency

LINCOLN MEDICAL & MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

Awards

Assistant professor of clinical medicine, Columbia university, college of physicians and surgeons
TOP GENERAL INTERNIST, Second Place, NEW YORK - 2018
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