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Curriculum Vitae

AMANDA PARKER, M.D.

CURRENT APPOINTMENTS:

General and Bariatric Surgeon

April 2014 - current


Park Plaza Hospital

1200 Binz Street

Suite 1198

Houston, TX 77004

PAST APPOINTMENTS:

Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgeon

Surgical Associates at Virginia Hospital Center

Affiliated with Georgetown University

August 2012 - November 2013


Locum tenens through All Star Recruiting

Brazosport Regional Health System

November 2013 - January 2014


Locum tenens through Staff Care

College Station Medical Center

March 2014 - April 2014

PERSONAL DATA:

Date and Place of Birth:

July 20, 1980; Houston, Texas

Citizenship:

United States

iPhone:

214.542.3598

EDUCATION & TRAINING:

Undergraduate:

Bachelor of Arts with Distinction
University of Colorado at Boulder Biology Major,
Philosophy Minor 1998-2002

Doctoral/ Graduate:

Doctor of Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern
2002-2006


General Surgery Internship
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
2006-2007


General Surgery Residency
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
2007-2011


Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Fellow
The Methodist Hospital - Houston Medical Center
2011–2012

Post Grad Courses:

12th Annual Minimally Invasive Fellowship Fundamentals Conference – Sedona, AZ
8.17-8.21.11


Complex Abdominal Wall Repair Workshop – 1st Assist on Live Case Presentation – Houston, TX
8.26.11


Realize Band Training Course – Houston, TX
9.7.11


SAGES Flexible Endoscopy Surgery Course for MIS Fellows – Houston, TX
9.22-9.23.11


American College of Surgeons 97th Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA
10.23-10.27.11


Lonestar MIS Fellows Conference – Houston, TX
11.11-11.12.11


2012 Medical and Surgical Aspects of Esophageal and Foregut Disorders: Pathophysiology and Treatment, Maui, HI
2.16-2.21.12


SAGES Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
3.7-3.10.12


Complex Abdominal Wall Repair Workshop – 1st Assist on Live Case Presentation – Houston, TX
3.23.11


SAGES Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD
4.17-4.20.13


American College of Surgeons General Surgery
Coding Workshop, Baltimore, MD 5.16-5.17.13
ASMBS Obesity Week, Atlanta, GA 11.12-11.16.13


32nd Annual Medical and Surgical
Gastroenterology: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Vail, CO
1.25-1.29.15


SAGES Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN
4.15-4.18.15

Board Certified:

General Surgery
Certificate #057386

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American College of Surgeons (2006 - 2015)

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (2011 - 2015)

Arkansas Medical Society (2006 - 2011)

Association of Women Surgeons (2006 - 2014)

Dallas County Medical Society (2002 - 2011)

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (2011-2015)

Surgeons PAC (2010 - 2015)

Texas Medical Association (2002 - 2015)

OTHER MEMBERSHIPS:

Alpha Chi Omega

Daughters of the American Revolution

The Daughters of the Republic of Texas

National Society of Magna Charta Dames and Barons

HONORS:

University of Colorado:

  • Golden Key International Honor Society Co-President
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Colorado Alumni Scholarship

UT Southwestern:

  • UT Southwestern Medical Foundation Scholarship
  • Association of Women Surgeons Medical Student Committee

UAMS:

  • Participant American College of Surgeons "Residents as Teachers and Leaders" course
  • Association of Women Surgeons Resident Committee
  • Graduate Medical Education Resident Committee Vice Chair
  • Graduate Medical Education Financial Committee Member

Methodist:

  • Member of RAS-ACS Issues Committee
  • 2nd place winner of The Methodist Hospital Education Institute Annual Writing Competition "On Being a Doctor"
  • Participant Annual Pre-Participation Student Physicals Presented by Methodist Hospital and the Houston Texans
  • Participant in Walk from Obesity – Methodist Team – 10.1.2011

Virginia Hospital Center:

  • SAGES Mini Med School Faculty – 4.20.13
  • VTE Collaborative – Physician Member 2013
  • 3rd Annual Med Star Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University General Surgery Boot Camp Faculty – 6.20.13

Park Plaza Hospital:

  • Physician Advisory Group – 2014 - 2015
  • HCMS Membership Committee 2015
  • HCMS Emergency Care Committee 2015
  • SAGES Mini Med School Faculty – 4.18.15

RESEARCH:

University of Colorado:

  • UROP research grant studying neurodegeneration in male Antechinus stuartii to determine if they are a suitable mammal model for Alzheimer's research

UT Southwestern:

  • Perioperative Procrit Trial

Methodist:

  • 3mm Sleeve Gastrectomy: Minimizing MIS – accepted for SAGES TV 2012
  • The Utility of Radiology and Endoscopy in the Evaluation of VBG Failures – accepted for Poster Presentation SAGES 2012

Virginia Hospital Center:

  • A Specimen Retrieval Bag is not Required in Sleeve Gastrectomy – accepted for Poster Presentation ASMBS 2013
  • Gastric Histopathology in Sleeve Gastrectomy – accepted for Poster Presentation ASMBS 2013

REFERENCES:

Brian Dunkin, M.D.

The Methodist Hospital

6565 Fannin St.

Smith Tower 1600

Houston, TX 77030

713.441.6382

bjdunkin@tmhs.org


Patrick Reardon, M.D.

The Methodist Hospital

6565 Fannin St.

Smith Tower 2435

Houston, TX 77030

713.790.3140

reardonp@tmhs.org


Vadim Sherman, M.D.

The Methodist Hospital

6565 Fannin St.

Smith Tower 1600

Houston, TX 77030

713.441.6826

vsherman@tmhs.org



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