Dr. Luis Ronald Pernia MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Luis Pernia is a plastic surgeon in Northport, Alabama. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Northport Medical Center and University of Alabama Hospital. He received his medical degree from Central University of Venezuela and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 2 doctors at Northport Medical Center and one of 9 at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: General Plastic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

HealthSouth Metro West Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1983

Tulane University
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1983 - 1985

Central University of Venezuela
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified in Plastic Surgery

AL State Medical License
Active through 2012

MS State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Carpal tunnel syndrome in women undergoing reduction mammaplasty.
Pernia, L. R., Ronel, D. N., Leeper, J. D., Miller, H. L.

Surgical treatment of an aggressive metastasized eccrine poroma.
Pernia, L. R., Guzman-Stein, G., Miller, H. L.

"Supercharging" the rectus abdominis muscle to provide a single flap for cover of large mediastinal wound defects.
Pernia, L. R., Miller, H. L., Saltz, R., Vasconez, L. O.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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