Dr. Perisco A Wofford MD

Dr. Perisco Wofford is an emergency medicine doctor in Memphis, Tennessee. He received his medical degree from University of Mississippi School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Emergency Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Methodist Hospital - Central Unit
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2000 - 2003

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2005 - 2007

University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

MS State Medical License
Active through 2013

TN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Mechanism of hexosamine-induced insulin resistance in transgenic mice overexpressing glutamine:fructose-6-phosphate amidotransferase: decreased glucose transporter GLUT4 translocation and reversal by treatment with thiazolidinedione.
Cooksey, R. C., Hebert, L. F., Zhu, J. H., Wofford, P., Garvey, W. T., McClain, D. A.

For the patient. African-American women at risk of diabetes and kidney disease. Advanced diabetic nephropathy disproportionately affects African-American females: cross-sectional analysis and determinants of renal survival in an academic renal clinic.
Crook, E. D., Wofford, P., Oliver, B.

Advanced diabetic nephropathy disproportionately affects African-American females: cross-sectional analysis and determinants of renal survival in an academic renal clinic.
Crook, E. D., Wofford, P., Oliver, B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Qualchoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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