Dr. Nolan Perez

President - Place 5

Trustee: Nolan E. Perez, MD, FACP, FACG

Email: nolan.perez@hcisd.org

Dr. Nolan Perez has been serving on the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees since 2010. He is the CEO of Gastroenterology Consultants of South Texas located at 512 Victoria Lane in Harlingen, Texas. Nolan is married to Sandy Perez, and they have two children — Nolan, who is 19 years old, and Natalie, who is 17 years old.
Dr. Perez grew up in the Rio Grande Valley where he graduated from Port Isabel High School. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin and a Medical Doctorate from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. After medical school, Dr. Perez served in the United States Navy as a Medical Corps Officer and received the Navy Commendation and Navy Achievement Medals. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the Regional Academic Health Center in Harlingen and fellowship training in Gastroenterology at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. He is board certified in Gastroenterology and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology.
Dr. Perez has a passion for education, community service, and mentoring. He created RGV Mentors to inspire high school students and assist them in transitioning into post-secondary education. Dr. Perez has mentored many students himself, including college and medical students and residents in training.
Dr. Perez also serves the state of Texas as a gubernatorial appointee. He was appointed to the Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents by Governor Greg Abbott in 2015 and served in that role until April 2019. Currently, Dr. Perez serves as a University of Texas System regent, a position Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed him to in March 2019.
Additionally, Dr. Perez serves on other boards including the Philosophical Society of Texas, Holdsworth Center Governing Board, Lone Star National Bank Board, University of Texas Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee, University of Texas at Austin Development Board, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Development Board, Senator John Corny n’s Service Academy Nominations Board, Sapphire Condominium Board, Platinum Surgery Center Board, and is an expert panelist for the Texas Medical Board.