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Dr. Pernar specializes in minimally invasive and weight loss (bariatric) surgery. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed both general surgery residency and fellowship in advanced minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She also holds a master’s degree in health professions education (MHPE) from the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, where she is an Associate Professor of Surgery. Dr. Pernar’s research is centered on surgery education, but also encompasses research focused on quality improvement and outcomes in hernia and bariatric surgery.
  • Administrative Title

    Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Residency

    Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship

    Advanced Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
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  • Special Interests

    Weight loss surgery; Hernia surgery; Gallbladder surgery; Minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery; Peritoneal dialysis access
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Boston University

Boston University is a leading private research institution with two primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.

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