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Alex Perez-Verdia

  • Associate Professor
  • Medical Director
Office Phone: 806-743-1501
Mail Address: 3601 4th Street
Lubbock TX 79430


  • Associate Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2013-Present
  • Medical Director, Electrophysiology Services, University Medical Center Lubbock, TX 2008-Present
  • Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2008-2013

Post Doctoral Education:

  • Fellow: University of Kansas, 2008
  • Fellow: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2007
  • Resident: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2004
  • Intern: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2002
  • Post Doc Fellow: Baylor College of Medicine, 2001


  • MD: Universidad Anahuac, 1997

Selected Publications:

  • Perez-Verdia, Alejandro February (2014) Heart Health, "The Doctor is in" Latino Lubbock Monthly Magazine, 8, 2.
  • Panikkath, R & Nugent, Kenneth & Perez-Verdia, Alejandro (2012) Atrial fibrillation after inhalational lung injury: a troubling complication of a rare problem. Case report med, 302057.
  • Cevik, Cihan & Nugent, Kenneth & Perez-Verdia, Alejandro & Fish, R (2010) Prophylactic implantation of cardioverter defibrillators in idiopathic nonischemic cardiomyopathy for the primary prevention of death; a narrative review. Clinical Cardiology, 33, 5, 254-60.
  • Perez-Verdia, Alejandro & Rodriguez, Sandra & Cevik, Cihan & Nugent, Kenneth (2010) The Association Between Cardioverter Defibrillator Shocks and Heart Failure: A Review of Pathogenesis and Management Nova Publishers.
  • Cevik, Cihan & Perez-Verdia, Alejandro & Nugent, Kenneth (2009) Inplantable cardioconverter defibrillators and their role in heart failure progression Europace, 11, 6, 710-5.

Selected Presentations:

  • Twiddler Syndrome - A Rare But Lethal Clinical Entity New Oerleans, LA; February 2009.
  • Surgical Isolation for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation May 2007.
  • Non-Hemodynamic Factors to Development of Hypertrophy after Traansplantation: A Potential Role for TNF Alpha November 2000.
  • Reversible Dystrophin Abnormalities in Patients with Non-familial Dilated Cardiomyopathies: Obseervations in Patients with Chronic Mechanical Unloading November 2000.

Selected Contracts and Grants:

  • Thyroid hormone effects on cardiac function in a pig model of congestive heart failure. 2012-2013
    Awarded by TX Tech Univ HSC
    in the amount of $20,000.00
    Research Related

Selected Awards:

  • Attending of the month, University Medical Center, 2009.
  • Medical Staff All Star award, University Medical Center, 2009.
  • Resident of the month, University Medical Center, 2006.
  • Resident of the year, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2003.
  • Resident of the Month, University Medical Center, 2003.

Selected Scheduled Teaching:

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Atrial Fibrillation - Fall
  • Perioperative Management of Patients with Implaintable Cardiac Electronic Devices -
  • Congestive Heart Failure - Spring
  • Syncope - Spring
  • Sudden Cardiac Death - Fall 2012
Date last updated: 5/23/2017