Born in Israel, Dr. Peress moved to the U.S. where he received his B.S. in Biology from Florida International University. He then continued his education at the Veterinary University in the Czech Republic where he met his wife and later graduated. While in school, he participated in an Externship in Fes, Morocco at the American Fondouk Clinic. After graduating he returned to Israel to practice and become the Medical Manager of the only 24 hour clinic in Jerusalem, Israel. While working there, he developed a special interest in surgery. He recently completed a General Rotating Internship at Hollywood Animal Hospital and his goal is to be board certified in Surgery. In his free time he enjoys rock climbing, surfing, painting, and the occasional snowboarding. He has two pets which have been adopted "in the line of duty", a homeless dog with a broken leg "Barak" and a street cat with a paralyzed leg "Nelly".
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