Atlantic General Hospital announced that Anthony Perella returned to full-time practice on the Eastern Shore.

Perella is a board-certified pulmonologist with more than 18 years of experience in inpatient critical care and treatment of acute and chronic lung conditions in the office setting.

Perella joined the medical staff of Atlantic General Hospital in 2006 to provide intensivist care and outpatient pulmonary care, serving the Pocomoke community on a part-time basis for the past nine years.

In June, he joined Atlantic General Primary and Specialty Care in West Fenwick. He will provide care in both locations going forward.

Perella earned his medical degree at Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara. He completed a pulmonary and critical care fellowship and his residency in internal medicine at Cooper University Hospital through the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Camden, New Jersey. Perella is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the Society of Critical Medicine and the American College of Physicians.

He is board certified in internal medicine, critical care and pulmonology. He is currently accepting new patients in his office at Atlantic General Primary and Specialty Care in West Fenwick, providing treatment for unexplained shortness of breath or cough, difficult-to-control asthma, COPD, sleep disorders and interstitial lung diseases and screening for lung cancer. Perella also sees patients one day a week at Atlantic General Health System’s Pocomoke office. Appointments can be made by calling 564-0004.

For more, visit atlanticgeneral.org.