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Sotero Elias Peralta, MD, is a vascular surgeon in the Department of Vascular Surgery in the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. He is board certified in surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Peralta has been an associate staff member since 2011 and was appointed to the Cleveland Clinic staff in 2013.
Dr. Peralta received his medical degree from the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, graduating magna cum laude with the highest grade point average in his class. After completing a one-year postdoctoral program at the Unversidad Central del Caribe Hospital, Bayamone, Puerto Rico, he served a general surgery residency at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, N.J.
As a resident, Dr. Peralta received numerous awards for academic excellence, teaching medical students and residents and overall achievement, including the Monmouth Medical Center John C. Borden Award for outstanding service in the field of general surgery. He completed his postdoctoral training as a vascular surgery fellow at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Great Neck, N.Y.
Dr. Peralta has published a number of papers on aneurysm repair and other specialized vascular surgeries and presented at national vascular conferences.
In addition to English, he is fluent in Spanish.
Aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral artery disease, aorta surgery, carotid endarterectomy, carotid stenting, dialysis access procedures, surgery for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), aortic aneurysm open repair and endovascular repair
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