Dr. Jacqueline-Perez-Tselikis was born and raised in New York. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Adelphi University and her medical degree from Ross University. She completed her pediatric residency at Wayne State affiliated St. John’s Hospital in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, where she also completed her fourth year Chief Residency program.
Dr. Perez-Tselikis moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1993, where she began working at the outpatient UMC Pediatric clinic. Two years later, she joined Desert Valley Pediatrics and has been a managing partner for the practice since 2006.
Dr. Perez-Tselikis’ participation as Chief of Pediatrics at Summerlin and Centennial Hills Hospital, where she was also a member of the Medical Executive Committee for many years is a testament to her commitment to our community. She is board certified in Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Perez-Tselikis has a special interest in children with asthma and childhood obesity and counsels families regarding the importance of nutrition and exercise. She was a recipient of an award for her dedication to patients with Angelman Syndrome. Dr. Perez Tselikis is proud of her Argentine heritage and is fluent in Spanish. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.