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Awards and Honors

William H. Parker, MDWilliam H. Parker, MD


  • Fellow, American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 1982
  • Accreditation Council of Gynecologic Endoscopy, 1996 For Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy


  • Best Doctors in America – 1997-2013
  • Top Doctors Book – 1997-2013
  • 1998 – Distinguished Physicians Award Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
  • 1987 – Senior Resident’s Teaching Award Santa Monica Hospital Family Practice Residency Program


Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, 2013-Present
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
Santa Monica, California

Clinical Professor, 1995-Present
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles , California

Chairman, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2004-2008
Saint John’s Hospital and Health Center
Santa Monica , California

Chairman, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1992-1999
Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
Santa Monica , California

Board of Directors, 2000-present
National Uterine Fibroid Foundation

President, 2000
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

Editor, 1997-2003
Journal of American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

Editor, 2006-2008
Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology

President, 2009
Los Angeles Obstetrical and Gynecological Society


The Rand Corporation, January 1997
Women’s Health and Hysterectomy Project

NIH Expert Panel on Fibroid Classification, 2007-2008

Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making, Boston, Mass
Fibroids, Abnormal Bleeding – Benign Uterine Conditions

National Women’s Health Resource Center Women’s Health Advisory Council

OBGYN.NET, Medical consultant for:
– Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy
– Hysterectomy and Alternatives

Invited Chair

NIH International Congress on Uterine Leiomyoma Research – 2010

Watch Dr. Parker talk about myomectomy during his Honorary Lecture at the Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

top doctors plate 2011Compassionate Doctor Plate 2011


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