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Dr. William Parker, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology, gynecologic surgery, and more.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Parker "Dr. William H. Parker is past-president of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and has an international reputation in minimally invasive surgery. He is well-published in the areas of fibroid treatment, laparoscopic surgery for fibroids and ovarian masses, ovarian conservation at the time of hysterectomy and avoiding complications at surgery using aviation safety and cognitive science principles. He is a frequent lecturer on these topics and has been on the Editorial Board and an Editor of the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Since 1995, Dr. Parker has been teaching laparoscopic surgery to the fellows in the Harbor-UCLA program. Dr. Parker is a former Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and then at Saint John's Health Center and has served on the Executive Medical Committees of both hospitals. Dr. Parker and his wife Rachel are the authors of "A Gynecologist's Second Opinion", a women's healthcare book. Dr. Parker completed his residency at UC San Diego. Dr. Parker comes to UC San Diego with over 30 years of experience in a successful private practice of gynecologic specialties and surgery in Santa Monica and most recently as Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at UCLA-Santa Monica Medical Center. He brings his individual expertise in addition to being skilled in minimally invasive surgical approaches, hysteroscopic and laparoscopic surgery, as well as traditional open abdominal surgery."
This content was provided by Dr. Parker "Dr. Parker is faculty and Clinical Professor of the Department of Reproductive Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Parker is considered in the forefront of surgery for uterine fibroids and in the field of minimally invasive surgery, and his clinical and academic achievements have garnered international recognition. His areas of expertise and research, including over 75 scientific publications, relate to uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, ovarian preservation and minimally invasive surgery. The advanced gynecologic procedures he performs include Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Abdominal Myomectomy for very large fibroids, Hysteroscopic Myomectomy for bleeding or infertility, Laparoscopic Supracervical or total Hysterectomy, and all forms of Laparoscopic Ovarian Surgery."
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
1 Board Certifications
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*