Dr. Perkins, medical director of the ETMC Sleep Disorders Center, earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His postdoctoral training there included an internship and residency in internal medicine. He also completed a residency in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.
He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care. He is also certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Perkins is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and is a member of the American Thoracic Society, Texas Medical Association, Smith County Medical Society, American College of Physicians and the Society of Critical Care.
His professional activities have included numerous seminars and presentations, and his articles, abstracts and reviews have appeared in journals including The Journal of Respiratory Diseases.