Fateh Peera, MD
Dr. Fateh Peera, who at the University of Arizona College of Medicine studied the importance of calories obtained from beverages as a contributing factor to obesity in children, joined UNLV Health as a pediatrician in 2018.
A 2007 graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine where he also completed his residency program in pediatrics, he worked as a pediatrician in Tucson, AZ for five years before becoming an assistant professor of pediatrics at Texas Tech University in 2015.
Prior to joining UNLV Health in 2018, Dr. Peera, who is also an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, worked in Henderson, NV in urgent care and for Healthcare Partners in Nevada.
A member of the American Academy of Pediatricians, Dr. Peera’s research work includes a study of the Human Papilloma Virus and autism screening in the Spanish speaking population. He has presented lectures on the diagnosis and treatment of septic shock and on normal visual development.