The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Medicine

David A. Perkel, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Cardiology


Medical School

University of Southern California: Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 2009

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/West Los Angeles Veteran's Administration; Los Angeles, CA,
Residency in Internal Medicine, 2012

University of Tennessee Medical Center; Knoxville, TN
Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease, 2017


ABIM Certified in Internal Medicine, 2012

Current Publications

Tonks R, Perkel D, Wehber A, Rogers B.
Traumatic ventricular septal defect resulting from a motor vehicle collision. Journal of Cardiovascular Echography. 2018 Jul-Sep;28(3):191-193.

Gorman EW, Perkel D, Dennis D, Yates J, Heidel RE, Wortham D.
Validation of the HAS-BLED tool in atrial fibrillation patients receiving rivaroxaban. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 2016 Aug-Sep;9(2):16-18.

Lakkakula VM, Perkel DA, Crook JJ, Overly TL.
Septic thrombophlebitis causing pulmonary valve endocarditis and septic pulmonary emboli: A rare and troublesome trifecta. Journal of Cardiology & Clinical Research. 2016 Sep;4(6):1076.


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