Dr. Perin is a board-certified ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist. He grew up in Houston, Texas, and attended The University of Texas at Austin, earning a BS in Mathematics as part of the Dean’s Scholars Honors Program and graduating with high honors. He then received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, where he graduated with honors and was elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society by his peers and to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), followed by an ophthalmology residency at Jones Eye Institute at UAMS. During residency, Dr. Perin was selected as Resident of the Year and given the Academic Achievement Award and the Raymond and Mary Morris Ophthalmology Resident Award for recognition of accomplished research. After a year in practice at Jones Eye Institute with a focus in glaucoma, Dr. Perin completed a fellowship in Glaucoma at the prestigious Duke Eye Center. At Duke, he gained experience treating patients with complex eye disease requiring multispecialty care. During fellowship, he learned a wide variety of surgical techniques for management of glaucoma and how to tailor his treatment approach to each individual patient.
Dr. Perin is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, and the Arkansas Ophthalmological Society. He lives in Little Rock with his wife, Becca, and son, Max.