Alexander Parker, M.D.

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Alexander Parker, M.D.

EDUCATION

  • Washington University in St. Louis – St. Louis, MO: 2017 – Present
    Urology resident, anticipated completion June 2022
  • The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine – Oklahoma City, OK: 2013 – 2017
    Doctor of Medicine
  • The University of Oklahoma – Norman, OK: 2008 – 2012
    Bachelor of Science, Zoology with Academic Distinction

LICENSING AND BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • Texas Medical License (T7326): Present
  • Temporary Missouri Medical License (2017020628): 2017 – 2022

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Urology Clinics of North Texas, PLLC. September 2022
  • The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Anesthesia Extern 2015 – 2017
  • PhysAssist Scribes – St. Anthony’s Hospital, Midwest City, Ok, ER Scribe 2012 – 2013
  • Abbey Road Catering Company, Bartender/Catering Team: 2011 – 2013
  • Whittier Middle School 8th Grade Boys Basketball, Head Coach: 2011 – 2012

LEADERSHIP/INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE

  • Advanced Placement of Preoperative Antibiotic Orders, PSQI project team leader: Present
  • Male Sensitive Exam Workshop, Instructor, Oklahoma COM: 2016 – 2017
  • Surgical Subspecialties Interest Group, Founding Member/President, Oklahoma COM: 2014 – 2017
  • Urology Interest Group, Member – Treasurer – President, Oklahoma COM: 2013 – 2017
  • Technology in Medicine Interest Group, Member – Treasurer – President, Oklahoma COM: 2013 – 2017
  • STAT (Student’s Today, Alumni Tomorrow), Selected as Admissions Tour Guide, OUCOM: 2013- 2017
  • Belknap Memorial Proctorship , Norman Regional Hospital Health Foundation: 2011

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Planned Parenthood, Vasectomy clinic, St. Louis CWE: 2019 – Present
  • Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Walk, Organizing Committee, Oklahoma COM: 2016 – 2017
  • Underserved/Free Clinic Volunteer, Oklahoma COM: 2013 – 2017
  • Tar Wars Leader, Tobacco abstinence coordinator, Oklahoma COM: 2013 – 2015
  • Team Everest, Pediatric Oncology Unit Volunteer, Oklahoma COM: 2013 – 2015
  • Health Dash Fundraiser Organizing Committee, Oklahoma COM: 2013 – 2015
  • Big Brother/Big Sister Program, Mentor: 2009 – 2013

HONORS & AWARDS

The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

  • Department of Urology Research Experience, NIH P20 bench research: 2014 – 2015
  • Student Council Travel Scholarship for AUA Presentation, Research travel scholarship: 2015
  • The Dean’s Scholarship Fund, Competitive academic scholarship: 2014

The University of Oklahoma

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society: 2012
  • Presidents Honor Roll/Dean’s List: 2008 – 2012
  • Award of Excellence Scholarship, competitive academic scholarship for partial-tuition: 2008 – 2012
  • Honors at Oxford Study Abroad Program, ‘OU Boren Scholar’ competitive academic scholarship: 2010

PUBLICATIONS

  • Baas W., Parker A.A., Radadia K.D., Ogawa S., Vetter J.M., Paradis A., Meyer M., Murphy G.P. Antibiotic Duration After Urethroplasty: An Attempt At Improving Antibiotic Stewardship. Urology. 2021 Aug 8:S0090-4295(21)00736-6. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2021.07.028. PMID: 34380052.
  • Desai A., Palka J., Parker A.A., Argade S., Keller M., Vetter J., Olsen M., Venkatesh R. Alpha-blocker Medical Expulsive Therapy for Ureteral Stones – Usage of Healthcare Resources. Submitted to UROLOGY October 2021.
  • Radadia K.D., Ogawa S., Parker A.A., Du K., Kim E., Figenshau R.S., Murphy G.P. Buccal, Boari or Autotransplant Over Bowel: Management of Proximal to Mid Ureteral Strictures. Submitted to UROLOGY 2021.
  • Chow A.K., Henning G.H., Parker A.A., Sands K., Kim E.H., Figenshau R.S. Robotic Assisted Single Port Retroperitoneal Off-Clamp Partial Nephrectomy Using the Davinci SP Surgical System: Our Early Experience. Submitted to UROLOGY 2021.
  • Pham B., Parker A.A., Venkatesh R. Microwave-Assisted Clampless Laparoscopic and Robotic Partial Nephrectomy. Videourology 2019, 33:4. https://doi.org/10.1089/vid.2019.0016
  • Meng Y., Vetter J.M., Parker A.A., Arett C.T., Andriole G.L., Shetty A.S., Fowler K.J., Kim E.H. Improved Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer with Software-Assisted Systematic Biopsy Using MR/US Fusion in Patients with Negative Prostate MRI. 2018 Jun 27. pii: S0090-4295(18)30588-0. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2018.06.020. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29958965
  • Bachman A.G., Parker A.A., Shaw M.D., Cross B.W., Stratton K., Cookson M.S., Patel S.G. Minimally Invasive versus Open Approach for Cystectomy: Trends in the Utilization and Demographic or Clinical Predictors Using the National Cancer Database (NCDB). Urology. 2017 May; 103:99-105. PMID: 28214574
  • Rademaker N., Parker A.A., Pittman S., North J., Aston C.E., Cross B.W., Cookson M. S., Stratton K.L. PSA Density and Prostate Cancer Detection Similar in Patients Undergoing MRI Fusion Biopsy across Indications. The Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association. Mar 2018: 8-13.
  • Greenwood-Van Meerveld B., Mohammadi E., Tyler K., Van Gordon S., Parker A.A., Towner R., Hurst R. Mechanisms of Visceral Organ Crosstalk: Importance of Alterations in Permeability in Rodent Models. J Urol 2015;194:804-11.

PRESENTATIONS/POSTERS

  • Parker A.A., Baas W., Radadia K.D., Ogawa S., Vetter J.M., Paradis A., Meyer M., Murphy G.P. Is Antibiotic Prophylaxis After Urethroplasty Necessary?
    • Poster Presentation: American Urological Association South Central Section – Virtual Meeting. October 2020.
  • Parker A.A., Desai A., Argade S., Vetter J.M., Keller M., Olsen M., Paradis A., Vankatesh R. MP43-01: Healthcare utilization of alpha-blocker for medical expulsive therapy in patients with ureteral stones – a US national claims database study
    • Moderated Poster: Accepted to American Urological Association Annual Meeting. May 2020.
  • Pickersgill N., Vetter J.M., Andriole G.L., Argade S., Wahba B., Henning G.H., Parker A.A., Kim E.H. MP67-20: Preoperative Prostate MRI Does Not Impact Surgical Outcomes of Radical Prostatectomy.
    • Moderated Poster: Accepted to American Urological Association Annual Meeting. May 2020.
  • Argade S., Desai A., Vetter J.M., Keller M., Olsen M., Paradis A., Parker A.A., Vankatesh R. Healthcare utilization of alpha-blocker for medical expulsive therapy in patients with ureteral stones – a US national claims database study.
    • Moderated Poster: World Congress of Endourology. Abu Dhabi, UAE. October 2019.
  • Pham B., Parker A.A., Venkatesh R. Microwave-Assisted Clampless Laparoscopic and Robotic Partial Nephrectomy.
    • Video Presentation: World Congress of Endourology. Abu Dhabi, UAE. October 2019.
  • Parker A.A., Weese J., Vetter J.M., Smith Z.L. PD57-02: The Presence of Lymphovascular Invasion at TURBT Predicts Nodal Positivity and Upstaging at Time of Radical Cystectomy.
    • Podium Presentation: American Urologic Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. May 2019.
  • Parker A.A., Pham B., Vetter J.M., Venkatesh R., Desai A. MP23-16: Risk Factors for Unplanned Encounters After Ureteroscopy: Depression, Anxiety, IBS, Fibromyalgia, IC.
    • Moderated Poster: American Urologic Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. May 2019.
  • Parker A.A., Pham B., Vetter J.M., Venkatesh R., Desai A. MP23-05: Risk Factors for Failed Ureteroscopic Access.
    • Moderated Poster: American Urologic Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. May 2019.
  • Chevinsksy M., Parker A.A., Vetter J., Badhiwala N., Kim E., Grubb R. Adverse Perioperative Events Following Cystectomy: Can We Predict Who is at Higher Risk?
    • Podium Presentation: American Urological Association South Central Section. Nashville, Tennessee. September 2018.
  • Meng Y., Vetter J.M., Parker A.A., Arora V., Baumann B., Grubb R., Kim E.H. MP06-10 Perioperative Blood Transfusion Is Not An Independent Predictor of Survival After Radical Cystectomy.
    • Moderated Poster: American Urological Association South Central Section – Nashville, Tennessee. September 2018.
    • Moderated Poster: American Urologic Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, California. May 2018.
  • Parker A.A., Vetter J.M., Meng Y., Arora V., Baumann B., Grubb R., Kim E.H. Variant Histology is Independently Associated with Poor Overall Survival in Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer
    • Podium Presentation: Urologic Society for American Veterans Annual Meeting at the AUA. San Diego, California. May 2018.
    • Moderated Poster: American Urological Association South Central Section. Nashville, Tennessee. September 2018.
  • Parker A.A., Vetter J.M., Meng Y., Arora V., Baumann B., Grubb R., Kim E.H. Advanced Age Does Not Predict Survival in Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer
    • Poster Presentation: Urologic Society for American Veterans Annual Meeting at the AUA. San Diego, California. May 2018.
  • Meng Y., Vetter J.M., Parker A.A., Arora V., Baumann B., Grubb R., Kim E.H. Robot-Assisted Radical Cystectomy Provides Equivalent Oncologic Control as Open Radical Cystectomy while Minimizing Morbidity
    • Poster Presentation: Urologic Society for American Veterans Annual Meeting at the AUA. San Diego, California. May 2018.
  • Rademaker N., Parker A.A., North J., Cross B.W., Cookson M.S., Stratton K. Increasing PSA Density Correlates with Prostate Biopsy Pathology on MRI US Fusion Biopsy.
    • Poster Presentation: OUHSC Biomedical Engineering Symposium. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. March 2017.
    • Podium Presentation: American Urological Association South Central Section. Colorado Springs, Colorado. September 2016.
  • Parker A.A., Bachman A.G., Shaw M., Cookson M.S., Patel S.G. Effect of Surgical Approach on Perioperative Outcomes in Nephroureterectomy.
    • Poster Presentation: Society of Urologic Oncology. San Antonio, Tx. December 2016.
    • Podium Presentation: American Urological Association South Central Section. Colorado Springs, Colorado. September 2016.
  • Watts T. N., Bachman A. G., Parker A.A., Pearce S., Cross B.W., Cookson M.S., Patel S.G. Comparison of Surgical Margins Between Open, Laparoscopic and Robotic Partial Nephrectomies In Kidney Cancer Patients In A Population Based Cohort.
    • Poster Presentation: Society of Urologic Oncology. San Antonio, Tx. December 2016.
  • Bachman A.G., Parker A.A., Shaw M., Cross B.W., Stratton K., Cookson M.S., Patel S.G. Impact of Surgical Approach to Cystectomy on Perioperative Outcomes: Analysis of Data from the National Cancer Database (NCDB).
    • Poster Presentation: Society of Urologic Oncology. San Antonio, Tx. December 2016.
    • Podium Presentation: American Urological Association South Central Section. Colorado Springs, Colorado. October 2016.
  • Parker A.A., Bachman A.G., Shaw M., Cookson M.S., Patel S.G. Demographic Trends and Clinical Factors that Predict Receipt of Robotic, Laparoscopic or Open Nephroureterectomy.
    • Poster Presentation: American Urological Association South Central Section – Colorado Springs, Colorado. September 2016.
  • Bachman A.G., Parker A.A., Shaw M., Cross B.W., Stratton K., Cookson M.S., Patel S.G. Minimally Invasive versus Open Approach for Cystectomy: Trends in the Utilization and Demographic or Clinical Predictors in the National Cancer Database (NCDB).
    • Poster Presentation: American Urological Association South Central Section. Colorado Springs, Colorado. September 2016.
  • Shaw M., Parker A.A., Bachman A.G., Cross B.W., Stratton K., Cookson M.S., Patel S.G. The Primary Tumor in Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumors (NSGCT) of the Testicle: Size Matters.
    • Podium Presentation: American Urological Association South Central Section. Colorado Springs, Colorado. September 2016.
  • Shaw M., Bachman A.G., Parker A.A., Cross B.W., Stratton K., Cookson M.S., Patel S.G. Predictors of Metastasis at Time of Diagnosis and Overall Survival in Metastatic Testicular Cancer.
    • Podium Presentation: Resident Essay Competition. American Urological Association South Central Section. Colorado Springs, Colorado. September 2016.
  • Rademaker N., Parker A.A., North J., Cross B.W., Cookson M.S., Stratton K. MRI US Fusion Guided Biopsy Shows Comparable Prostate Cancer Detection Across Clinical Settings.
    • Podium Presentation: Prostate Cancer Diagnostic. American Urological Association South Central Section. Colorado Springs, Colorado. September 2016.
  • Parker A.A., Mohommadi E., Tyler K., Hurst R., Greenwood-Van Meerveld B. A Novel Role of Epithelial Permeability In Visceral Organ Cross Talk.
    • Podium Presentation: American Urological Association Annual Meeting – New Orleans, LA. May 2015.
    • Moderated Poster: The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Student Research Symposium. Oklahoma City, OK. January 2015.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Texas Medical Association: 2022 – Present
  • Collin-Fannin CMS County Medical Society: 2022 – Present
  • American Urological Association: 2015 – Present
  • American Medical Association: 2013 – Present
  • American College of Physicians: 2013 – 2018

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Golf, triathlon training, music, basketball, snowboarding, hiking, traveling
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Enlarged Prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Kidney cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Kidney stones
  • Urethral stricture disease
  • Stress urinary incontinence (male & female)
  • Overactive bladder
  • Testicular cancer
  • Penile curvature or Peyronie’s Disease
  • Low testosterone
  • Infertility
  • Ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction
  • Vasectomy
  • Transperineal prostate biopsy
  • Fusion prostate biopsy
  • Robotic radical nephrectomy
  • Robotic partial nephrectomy
  • Robotic radical prostatectomy (RALP)
  • Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)
  • Robotic simple prostatectomy
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia treatments including UroLift, Rezūm, Transurethral resection of prostate (TURP), Greenlight laser prostatectomy
  • Inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP)
  • Direct visual internal urethrotomy (DVIU)
  • Artificial urinary sphincter (AUS)
  • Robotic-assisted pyeloplasty
  • Xiaflex
  • Ureteroscopy with laser lithotripsy
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL)
  • Radical cystectomy with ileal conduit