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William Parker, MD


William Parker, MD

UCLA Physician William Parker, MD specializes in Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Language Spoken
Hospital Affiliation
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
(310) 451-8144
Voted Best Doctor

Santa Monica Gynecology Specialty Group
1450 10th Street, Suite 404
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1981
Obstetrics & Gynecology, UCSD School of Medicine, 1975 - 1978
Obstetrics & Gynecology, UCSD School of Medicine, 1974 - 1975
MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, 1974
Benign Ovarian Cysts, Fibroids, Laparoscopy, Robotic Surgery
Department Affiliation
Provider, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Additional Information
Dr. Parker will join the full time faculty and will be the Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Dr. Rosenman will join the full-time faculty in the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery division and will be the Director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Dr. Rodi joins the full-time faculty in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and will serve as the Director of Fertility Services at the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.

Dr. 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 Urogynecology 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 UCLA with over 25 years of experience in a successful private practice of gynecologic specialties and surgery in Santa Monica. He brings his individual expertise in addition to being skilled in minimally invasive surgical approaches in all of her subspecialties including vaginal, hysteroscopic, laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

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