Jim J. Perez MD | PeaceHealth
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Jim J. Perez MD

  • Emergency Medicine
PeaceHealth Medical Group Provider

We are pleased to welcome Jim Perez, MD, to the PeaceHealth Peace Island Emergency department team of providers. Dr. Perez has a unique background that blends 28 years of emergency medicine experience with 21 years in law enforcement and frequent international humanitarian service trips.

In conjunction with his work as an emergency physician (most recently at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham), Dr. Perez has served as a tactical SWAT medic, reserve law enforcement officer, reserve deputy sheriff and medical program director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for Yakima County. These roles provide him with further understanding of patient, EMS and law enforcement experiences in the field, improving his care in the Emergency department. He has also completed many medical missions to remote areas of Central America.

Dr. Perez is known for his leadership and great sense of humor. He has four children and six grandchildren. He looks forward to his new life on San Juan Island, where he hopes to spend more time hiking, camping, reading and creating memories with family.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Community Health Plan of WA (CHPW)
  • Coordinated Care
  • Crime Victims / Labor & Industries
  • First Choice Health Network
  • First Health Network
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana Choice Care
  • Medicare
  • Medicare A
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Multi Plan
  • Premera HealthPlus-Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Tri-West (TRICARE)
  • Uniform Medical
  • United HealthCare networks
  • WA Medicaid (DSHS)

Board Certification

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine


  • University of California San Diego
    Degree: MD
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Specialty: Emergency Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine

Privileged Facilities

  • PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center

Find A Doctor

  • PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center
    Emergency Department
    1117 Spring Street

    Friday Harbor, WA 98250-9782
    Fax: 360-378-1793