DR. RAMÓN A. PÉREZ, D.MD.
Founder & Chair
The Surgeon of Missions
Ramón Pérez Rosich is a renowned professional who has developed an outstanding career as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. Pérez is known as the “Surgeon of Missions” because he devotes his time performing humanitarian services in favor of underserved communities in the United States and in other countries.
The dental surgeon who plays sports and possess an analytical personality, is the son of Margarita Rosich and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Ramón A. Pérez García Sr.
Ramón Pérez Rosich was born in Puerto Rico and shares his work and life with his wife, Jasmin Ortiz-Batir, with whom he has four children: Ramon, Lucas, Isabel and Gabriela Pérez. The latter has followed in her father’s and grandfather’s example and is pursuing her studies in Dentistry.
Pérez Rosich met Jasmin while attending school at the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico and was captivated by her beauty, intelligence and humbleness. They have been together for 19 years, rooted in their faith in Christ, love and solidarity.
He started his career inspired by the example of his father, Dr. Ramón A. Pérez García Sr., with whom he traveled on missions’ trips to Honduras, Belize, Santa Cruz, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, where they performed free dental services in various deprived communities.
By observing how his father served others and helping with dental extractions, the young Pérez Rosich, who was studying to be a mechanical engineer at Ohio State University realized that he should change course and follow in his father’s footsteps.
It was not easy to start a new professional journey, but he was certain he had found his vocation and decided to study pre-dentistry at the Inter-American University, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, where he stayed from June 1996 to May 1998.
From June 1998 to May 2002, he studied a dental career at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Dentistry, from where he earned his Dental degree. From June 2002 to June 2007, he studied at the School of Dentistry of Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida, earning his specialty degree on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
In 2007, he opened his first private practice which have grown into the three offices in South Florida.
Dr. Pérez has also developed a respectful reputation in supporting community services, as the “Surgeon of Missions” with the sole purpose of improving the living conditions of those in need. He has also participated in numerous outreach projects. One of the first events where he was able to offer dental care was in 1996 in the communities of Honduras.
In 1997, he participated as a volunteer in a dental and medical mission in Southern Belize, that lasted three weeks and then did similar work in 1998, for two weeks.
In 1999, he participated in a construction mission in the island of Saint Croix (Santa Cruz) and helped build a church and a school during hurricane George’s aftermath.
Later, in the year 2000, he went on a short-term mission trip that provided dental services to an orphanage located in Puerto Principe, Haiti, considered one of the poorest countries in Latin America.
From 2007 to 2018, he organized several men’s retreat with the purpose of helping them improve their spiritual and mental behaviors, as well as improving their personal, business and marital relationships.
In 2010, Pérez Rosich organized several missions that help to build homes in the underserved communities in the Dominican Republic.
From 2008 to 2017, he promoted and worked many “Improving your Health” fairs, offering medical and dental services, free of charge (nonprofit), for low income families located in Pembroke Pines, Little Haiti, Immokalee, Kissimmee and Homestead, Florida.
In 2017, Dr. Pérez and his team traveled to Puerto Rico to provide emergency assistance to hurricane Maria’s victims. They charter an airplane that transported more than 12,000 pounds of food and medications. On the way back, they transported 12 patients that required medical assistance to Florida.
In 2018, and in collaboration with singer/songwriter and Pastor, Roberto Orellana, Pérez Rosich led a dental mission in Honduras, where people in need were provided with dental services as well as ophthalmology care. In addition, during their time in Honduras, the Doctor and his team assisted in the construction of a local hospital.
As the “Surgeon of Missions” continues to successfully work as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, he also organizes humanitarian outreach projects to help improve the living conditions of thousands of people in need in the United States and other countries.
A Young Leader
At his early age, Pérez Rosich excelled as a leader in his student and work life. In 1993, as a Senior High School student, he was elected President of the school’s class and Honor Society and in 1998, he became the Vice-President of the Freshman Dental Class. Additionally, in that same year, he organized the Welcome Ceremony of the Freshman Class of the Dental School. Pérez Rosich, hosted a very large conference for all five schools in post grad, nursing, public health, medicine, dental and dental assistants. motivational speaker at a conference hosted by the School of Dentistry, Pharmacy, Public Health and Medicine. Similarly, from 1999 to 2001, he showed leadership while being the President of the Dental School class.
From 2000 to 2001, he served as liaisons between the students and The Dean Office from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Puerto Rico.
Pérez Rosich continued to develop his leadership and in 2001 he became a representative of the Accreditation of School for the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Puerto Rico, where he was the elected representative of the ASDA Class for four years, serving in this position from 1998 to 2002.
He is the founder of “I Am For You”, a nonprofit organization that offers free medical services and dental care since 2015. Through this organization, he works in providing food, as well as, building houses and organizing relief efforts to aid people in need.
His faith in Christ and his commitment were the key factor that, from 2013 to 2017, led him to serve as a minister in the capacity of Associate Pastor of Auditorio de la Fe Church. Further, from 2015 to present he has been a Member of the Board for His House Children’s Home, a private nonprofit organization that aids children, adolescents and families in need from South Florida.
Pérez Rosich has an extensive professional practice, that started when he worked as a Surgical Assistant, a position he performed from January 1994 to January 1996 at the Center of Maxillofacial Surgery in Columbus, Ohio. He also worked as a Surgical Adjunct, applying anesthesia to patients.
From June to July 2001, he performed external practices in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at Ohio’s State University, School of Dentistry. He received training in operating rooms and clinics, working the night shift, with two weeks’ rotations.
Furthermore, he also performed external practices in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, from July to August 2001 at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. And he did night shifts and the trauma center of UDH.
As part of his post-doctoral education, Pérez Rosich completed an internship as a Resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, from July 2002 to July 2003 at the School of Dentistry of Nova Southeastern University, in Florida.
For about a year, he did daily visits, performed night shift duties at the VA Hospital, for the OPD clinic, where he held rotation shifts in the operating room, fulfilling the program requirements.
Pérez Rosich earned his Dental license in 2002 and his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon certification in 2007. Further, he was certified as a Health Care Provider and ACLS accredited in 2007. He holds a Dental License in Puerto Rico and was accredited by the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA) in 2007 and by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS), which has been recognized and approved by the Board of Dentistry Education of the American Board of Association.
Since March 2013 to present, he has been a consultant for Solstice Dental Insurance, which offers services in Florida, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Conference and Publications
In his professional practice, Pérez Rosich has made presentations on scientific issues in various forums. In this order, he made presentations on Oral Melanoma, at the ASDA Convention, where he earned several awards: The Lippincott Award, 2001 and The Cruz Azul Award.
In 2007, he published on the matter of “Arthroscopic, Arthroplasty with Rigid Fixation, Preliminary Results in Treatment of Wilkes Internal Joint Derangement Stages II-V: A three-year retrospective Study.”
The same year, Pérez Rosich wrote a study, still unpublished, based on topics presented at the conference.
The surgeon is affiliated with recognized professionals’ organizations. Since 1998, he is a member of ASDA (American Student Dental Association), an organization that protects and advances the rights, interests and welfare of dental students.
He is a member of AAOMS (American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) since 2002, and he is affiliated to Baptist Hospital of Miami since May 20, 2008 to present days.
Pérez Rosich has received several awards for his professional and personal contributions, such as, The Lippincott Award and the Blue Cross Award for Outstanding Table Clinic, both received in 2001, the Pierre Fouchard Award for Academic Achievements and Leadership in 2002 and; in that same year, the Puerto Rico Dental Society Leadership Award.
Founder & Co-Chair
Perseverance and Leadership for the Service of the Community
Jasmin Ortíz-Batir is a Community Leader and Health Care Professional, born and raised in Puerto Rico, the daughter of José A. Ortíz and Dinah Batir. Jasmin’s spirit of leadership has given her the opportunity to help many families and communities both internationally and in the United States.
Jasmin has always strived for excellence. In 1995, she earned a degree in Biology and in 2000, she specialized in Medical Technology at the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico.
For Jasmin, family is her inspiration to always continue to advance both professionally and as a volunteer.
One of the most precious aspects of her life, is her marriage to the renowned Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Ramón A. Pérez-Rosich, since the year 2000. She met him while studying Biology at the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico.
They have maintained a Christ-Centered loving relationship for 19 years, sharing their faith in Christ, their day-to-day work and the satisfaction of doing humanitarian missions to help as many communities as possible.
Their marriage has been enriched by their four children; Ramón, Lucas, Isabel and Gabriela Pérez. The latter has followed in her father’s and grandfather’s Ramón A. Pérez García footsteps and has chosen to study Dentistry.
From 2004 to 2010, Jasmin worked at the Florida Health Department and since 2010 she has worked at OMSA, as the administrator of their offices, which are currently located at Plantation, Miami Gardens and West Kendall.
Along with her husband, Dr. Ramon Pérez who is highly esteemed as the Doctor of Missions, she founded the health-fairs “Improving Your Health” (Mejorando Su Salud), which have been held since 2008, in the South Florida cities of Pembroke Pines, Little Haiti, Immokalee, Kissimmee, Homestead and Orlando. This initiative led her to uncover her passion for missionary trips.
Jasmin is one of the founders and a Board member of the nonprofit organization called, “I Am For You” which is composed of professionals in the medical field and who are passionate volunteers willing to use their talents and abilities to help others in the underserved communities.
Her generosity and interests have taken her to work as a volunteer in assisting people in crisis.
She portrays the kind of civic leadership that is highly appreciated in her community. Jasmin dedicates hours of volunteer work in favor of a children’s home known as, “His House Children’s Home”, a nonprofit organization that provides residential care for at-risk children in a campus home-like setting and loving foster homes in the community.
In her personal life, Jasmin is very focused in her health and wellbeing. She has developed great skills as an athlete by practicing bodybuilding, a discipline for which she has excelled.
In this field, thanks to her proficiency and dedication, she has been the winner of several bodybuilding contests. In 2016, she received the NPC Gold Cup, that was held in Palm Beach; NPC Prestige Crystal Cup, held in Boca Raton, in 2017 and the Florida Muscle Classic, held the same year, also in Boca Raton. Further, she is part of the National Bodybuilding Committee.
This is the place where she showcases her valuable humane conditions and professional skills, for what she has earned a solid reputation. She is competitive, fierce and she is renowned for her skills, human warmth, humbleness and discipline.
Jasmin resides in Weston and in 2015, received training in Coaching from Florida Christian University, located in Pembroke Pines, Florida.
In 2010, Jasmin was interviewed at La Nueva 88.3 station to share information about the nonprofit organization she founded and about the activities relevant to the community.
She has also been interviewed in Sun Sentinel and in CNN Notimujer, about the missionary work she has participated in, along with her husband and other professionals.
Committed to her Christian faith, she has provided an eager and strong leadership at the service of the community. She has led Sunday services at her local church, was a guest speaker in several national and international women’s retreat and was appointed as an Associate Pastor.
At the beginning of 2019, she was nominated for being a Hispanic Woman of Distinction in South Florida, for her commendable dedication to people in need.
She is committed to her mission of service and to develop herself in all aspects of her life. Jasmin works every day with the enthusiasm, passion and dedication that leads her life.
Director & Treasurer
Alfonso Cordero is a renowned Certified Public Accountant who goes above and beyond traditional accounting duties in order to help individuals and business owners.
In 1988, he established a full-service accounting firm and has expanded to serve the areas of South and Central Florida. Mr. Cordero has years of valuable experience as an IRS registered tax preparer with expertise in tax planning, estate bookkeeping, trust taxes, and non-profit organizations.
Mr. Cordero implements successful business strategies utilizing existing programs and resources to assist individuals and organizations to gain a competitive advantage that goes well beyond the basic accounting services.
Alfonso Cordero conducts several weekly radio shows and is passionate about educating and empowering individuals and the community as a whole.
Art Director & Stage Designer
Sam Cintron is a fine artist, sculptor, interior and stage designer. As a fine artist, he has a body of work that can best be described as sensory and poignant. At one time, Sam owned a gallery and represented artists including, Alberto Ulloa, Orlando Cuevas, Ron English, and Duda Penteado. He curated and organized art shows in the United States and Brazil.
Sam uses his artistic background and is responsible for scenic design, stage design, and set design for theatrical, film and television. As a scenic designer for 18 years, he designs sets and scenery that aim to support the overall artistic goals of the production.
Composer & Singer-Songwriter
Sam is also a musician, composer, and a prolific singer-songwriter. He has been making art and writing songs since the age of 12. Sam created the theatrical concerts, Standing in Babylon and Songs from the Secret Place. These are productions with a unique blend of song, dance, dramatic monologue, and multi-media inspired by his albums of the same name.
Sam brings this extensive experience and passion for arts, music, visual and performing arts to film, the stage and set design. He is the founder and lead designer of an interior design company called Cintron Vidal Design Group.