• Dr. Perna is the lead physician for Aspire Health in the greater Birmingham area. He also serves as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Palliative Care Team at Children’s of Alabama. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine the University of Alabama – Birmingham with secondary academic appointments in Nursing and Pediatrics. Dr. Perna is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He is board certified in both Family Practice and Hospice & Palliative Medicine.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Osteopathy in Osteopathic Medicine / Osteopathy, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences 2003
  • Broward General Medical Center, Internship 2004
  • Broward General Medical Center, Residency 2006
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2009
  • Full Name

  • Samuel Perna