Dr. Perese has served as President and CEO of Associated Anesthesiologists and Associated Health Services since 2004. Deniz has been a practicing anesthesiologist for over 20 years. Fellowship trained in pediatric anesthesia at the Children's Hospital in Boston, MA, he has been in private practice with Associated Anesthesiologists, PA of St. Paul since 1993. . His professional interests revolve around the delivery of high quality, cost-efficient medical care. As Chief Resident at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Perese co-authored one of the most widely used international handbooks on the administration of anesthesia. Over the years, he has acted as a consultant on surgical, operating room, and anesthesia operations. Fluent in Spanish and French, Perese is a graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Harvard College. His interests include tennis, golf, reading, and gardening. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and three children.