Daniel Perez, DDS

perezdDr. Daniel Perez is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Perez was born in San Jose, Costa Rica where he obtained his dental degree from the University of Costa Rica. He then worked as a General Dentist for a year, as well as with the University of Costa Rica as an instructor of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department where he won a scholarship to do his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He moved to Bogota, Colombia and completed his residency at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. After that he returned to Costa Rica and that same year was accepted in a fellowship program in Orthognathic and TMJ Surgery under the supervision of Dr. Larry M. Wolford at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He then completed and moved to San Antonio to join the program. Dr. Perezs field of interests includes: trauma, facial reconstructive surgery, temporomandibular joint disorders, sleep apnea, and orthognathic surgery among others. He is married to Dr Concepcion Barboza who is also a Faculty member at UTHSCSA.