Dr. Claudia V Pereira MD Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Claudia Pereira is a pediatric cardiologist in Miami, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Hospital of Miami and Mercy Hospital - Miami. She received her medical degree from Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Pereira accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 8 doctors at Baptist Hospital of Miami and one of 4 at Mercy Hospital - Miami who specialize in Pediatric Cardiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Baptist Hospital of Miami

Mercy Hospital - Miami

Education & Medical Training

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1995–1998

Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 18 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 14 years in Pediatric Cardiology

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Regulation and protection of mitochondrial physiology by sirtuins.
Pereira, C.V., Lebiedzinsk, M., Wieckowski, M.R., Oliveira, P.J.

Mechanisms of berberine (natural yellow 18)-induced mitochondrial dysfunction: interaction with the adenine nucleotide translocator.
Pereira, C.V., Machado, N.G., Oliveira, P.J.

The contribution of oxidative stress to drug-induced organ toxicity and its detection in vitro and in vivo.
Pereira, C. V., Nadanaciva, S., Oliveira, P. J., Will, Y.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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