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Dr. Anthony 'Tony' Perlman, pediatric cardiologist, dies

Dr. Anthony 'Tony' Perlman, pediatric cardiologist, dies

Dr. Anthony "Tony" Perlman, a retired cardiologist who had been chief of pediatric cardiology at what is now the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Wednesday at his Mount Washington home from complications of a stroke. He was 92.

"Tony had a great knack with patients and their parents. They took his advice as gospel, and they would do anything he said to do," said Dr. Deborah G. Bittar, a Towson pediatrician. "He was very passionate about his patients, and if one was hospitalized, he made sure that everything was done in a timely manner. He was fiercely loyal to everyone."

The son of Charles Perlman, a businessman, and Amy Perlman, an...

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