VAN WERT — Van Wert County Hospital is pleased to welcome Javier Pere, M.D. to the Sleep Center. Dr. Pere will replace Dr. Chang as Medical Director. Dr. Pere is board certified in pulmonary, sleep, critical care, and internal medicine and will be treating patients with sleep disorders in Van Wert County Hospital’s state-of-the-art Sleep Center facility. Dr. Pere’s office will be located in Suite 109 of the Van Wert Health Center, and he will be available to meet with patients every Wednesday. Regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
“We are fortunate to welcome Dr. Pere to the Van Wert County Hospital Sleep Center. His knowledge, experience, and leadership will be vital assets to our medical staff and community as our hospital continues to excel at providing to most innovative and quality services to our patients” says Jeanette Ford, Director of the Sleep Center.
Dr. Javier Pere is a graduate of Catholic University School of Medicine, Guayaquil, Ecuador. He completed his residency and internship in internal medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso, Texas, earning an Outstanding Resident of the Year award in the Department of Internal Medicine in 1991. Dr. Pere completed his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Texas Health Sciences in Houston, Texas. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, Louisiana State Medical Society, Natchitoches Parish Medical Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and American Medical Association.
Dr. Pere is affiliated with St. Rita’s Professional Services. He previously served as Medical Director of the Intensive Care Unit and Respiratory Department at both Natchitoches Regional Medical Center and Louisiana Extended Care Hospital. He is excited to join the Van Wert County Hospital’s team of professionals and to continue the tradition of providing quality and compassionate care to patients in the communities it serves.
“At the Sleep Center, our goal is improve the overall health and wellness of each patient we serve. I look forward to meeting our patients, understanding their needs, and providing them with treatment options to enhance their overall health” says Dr. Pere.
When patients are in need of superior health care they turn to the professionals at Van Wert County Hospital. For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Pere, call 419-232-5281or visit VanWertHospital.org.