William A. Parker, M.D. was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and attended the University of Arizona earning both a Regents Academic Scholarship and a General Academic Scholarship. Dr. Parker completed a rigorous curriculum of his own design and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry in just three years. He attended New York Medical College after accepting one of fourteen Trustee’s Scholarships. During medical school, Dr. Parker earned Clinical Honors in Diagnostic Radiology, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Psychiatry.
Dr. Parker completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles. During his residency, Dr. Parker was selected to participate in the RSNA Annual Meeting Introduction to Research Program. After his residency, he completed a year of fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. During his fellowship, he was appointed a Clinical Fellow and also served as an Assistant Attending in Diagnostic Radiology.
Dr. Parker is certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Radiology and has been awarded a Certificate of Added Qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. Dr. Parker is a member of the Radiological Society of North America and the Society of Interventional Radiology. Dr. Parker also serves on the membership committee for the Society of Interventional Radiology.
Dr. Parker joined Princeton Radiology Associates in July 2000. Dr. Parker has established the aortic aneurysm endograft program at the University Medical Center at Princeton in conjunction with a vascular surgeon and together they have performed hundreds of stent-graft procedures. Dr. Parker remains on the cutting edge of Interventional Radiology, having been one of the first Interventionalists in the area to perform cryoplasty and cutting balloon angioplasty. Dr. Parker has expertise in many complex Interventional procedures ranging from chemoembolization to transjugular intrahepatic portosystem shunt creation. Dr. Parker has presented at the Grand Rounds at the University Medical Center at Princeton in addition to groups at the local, state, and national level.
“Treatment of Aortic Aneurysm” Medical Grand Rounds, University Medical Center at Princeton, May 10, 2005
“Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm” Department of Radiology Education Conference, University Medical Center at Princeton, March 17, 2005
AAA Lecture, Jamesburg Senior Center, September 22, 2004
“CT Imaging of Acute Abdominal Pain” American Radiological Nurses Association Lecture, October 20, 2001
"Less invasive treatment available for abdominal aneurysm", Health Matters, Princeton Packet, September 17, 2004, William A. Parker, M.D., Kenneth A. Goldman, M.D., and Lorraine Seabrook.
Mennitt KW, Parker WA, Blom PH, Susman J, Weintraub JL, Haskal ZJ. Embolization of a Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor for Control of Tumor Hemorrhage. SCVIR Case Club; August 2000; 0800-09.
Chang R, Blom PH, Parker WA, Haskal ZJ. Embolization of Multiple Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations. SCVIR Case Club; June 2000; 0600-07.
Blom PH, Parker WA, Haskal ZJ. Renal Arterio-Venous Malformation. SCVIR Case Club; April 2000; 0400-08.
Kim RY, Parker WA, Blom PH, Weintraub JL, Susman J, Haskal ZJ. The Safety of Pulmonary Angiography in Patients with Severe Pulmonary Hypertension. SCVIR Case Club; April 2000; 0400-04.
Johnson AM, Parker WA, Blom PH, Susman J, Haskal ZJ. Embolization of Systemically Supplied Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations. SCVIR Case Club; April 2000; 0400-03.
Blom PH, Parker WA, Haskal ZJ. Radiation Induced Venous Strictures. SCVIR Case Club; March 2000; 0300-07.
Parker WA, Blom PH, Friedberg EB, Haskal ZJ, Lee FY. Chondrosarcoma Embolization. SCVIR Case Club; December 1999; 1299-10.