John Parsons, MD, Urology, La Jolla, CA, UC San Diego Medical Center – Hillcrest

JohnKelloggParsonsMD, MHS, FACS

Urology La Jolla, CA

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Professor of Urology UC San Diego Health

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Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityFellowship, Urologic Oncology and Clinical Research, 2003 - 2005
  • The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthMHS, Clinical Investigation, 2005
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityResidency, Urology, 1999 - 2003
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityResidency, General Surgery, 1997 - 1999
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaClass of 1997
  • Stanford UniversityA.B., History, 1992

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2005 - 2021
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2002 - 2005
  • American Board of Urology Urology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Clinical Advancement and Recognition of Excellence in Service (CARES) Award UC San Diego Medical Center, 2012-2013
  • Selected for "San Diego Superdoctors" 2011
  • Operating Room Team Captain of the Month UC San Diego Medical Center, 2011
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Primary mucin-producing urothelial-type adenocarcinoma of the prostatic urethra diagnosed on TURP: a case report and review of literature  
    Sebesta EM, Mirheydar H, Parsons JK, Wang-Rodriguez J, and Kader AK, BMC Urology, 1/22/2014
  • Prostatic artery embolization to treat lower urinary symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia and bleeding in prostate cancerp: proceedings from a multidiscipl...  
    Golzarian JG, Antunes AA, Tiago BT, Carnevale FC, Konety B, McVary KT, Parsons JK, Pisco JM, Siegel DN, Spies J, Wasserman N, Gowda N, and Kamran AK, J Vasc Interv Radiol, 1/20/2014
  • Evaluation of national trends in the utilization of partial nephrectomy in relation to publication of the American Urological Association Guidelines for the Management...  
    Liss MA, Wang S, Palazzi K, Jabaji R, Patel N, Lee HJ, Parsons JK, and Derweesh IH, BMC Urol, 1/17/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Physical activity decreases and obesity increases kidney cancer mortality.
    Parsons JK, White M, Liss MA, and Natarajan L, Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, Orlando, FL, 1/19/2014
  • Physical activity, obesity, and bladder cancer mortality.
    Liss MA, White M, Natarajan L and Parsons JK, Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, Orlando, FL, 1/19/2014
  • National prevalence and comparative outcomes of open and minimally invasive simple prostatectomy.
    Rangarajan S, Palazzi K, Chang D and Parsons JK, Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, Orlando, FL, 1/19/2014
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Lectures

  • "Surgical Advances in the Treatment of BPH" 
    San Diego, CA - 1/17/2015
  • Keynote Address: "Creativity and the Surgeon" 
    San Diego, CA - 1/17/2015
  • "Prostate Cancer Detection and Prevention" 
    1/27/2014
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Other

  • "Handbook of Urology, London: John Wiley & Sons" (eds.) 
    Parsons JK, Eifler JB, and Han M
    1/1/2014
  • Beyond the abstract: The burden of urinary incontinence and urinary bother among elderly prostate cancer survivors. 
    Kopp RP and Parsons JK, UroToday
    http://www.urotoday.com
    1/14/2013
  • AUA Content Review: what it is and why it matters. 
    Parsons JK, AUANews
    1/1/2013
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations