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Parag J. Parikh, MD

Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Specialty Areas

Radiation Oncology
Pancreatic Cancer
Hepatobiliary Cancer
Gastrointestinal Oncology
Genitourinary Oncology
Thoracic Oncology

Board Certifications

Radiation Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
VA Medical Center - St. Louis - John Cochran Division
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Gastrointestinal cancer, rectal cancer, liver cancers. cancer, hepatobiliary cancer, thorax, IMRT radiation, radiation therapy, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Siteman Cancer Center - South County

5225 MidAmerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129
Phone: 314-747-7222

Office Phone: 314-747-7222

Education

Education

Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2001
Residency: Radiation Oncology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 2002-2006 2006

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Multi institutional quantitative phantom study of yttrium-90 PET in PET/MRI: the MR-QUEST study.
Maughan NM, Eldib M, Faul D, Conti M, Elschot M, Knešaurek K, Leek F, Townsend D, DiFilippo FP, Jackson K, Nekolla SG, Lukas M, Tapner M, Parikh PJ, Laforest R
EJNMMI Phys. 2018 Apr 4; 5(1)7. doi: 10.1186/s40658-018-0206-y.

PMID:
    29616365
    [PubMed]
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Optimization of treatment planning workflow and tumor coverage during daily adaptive magnetic resonance image guided radiation therapy (MR-IGRT) of pancreatic cancer.
Olberg S, Green O, Cai B, Yang D, Rodriguez V, Zhang H, Kim JS, Parikh PJ, Mutic S, Park JC
Radiat Oncol. 2018 Mar 24; 13(1)51. doi: 10.1186/s13014-018-1000-7.

PMID:
    29573744
    [PubMed - in process]
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Automatic online and real-time tumour motion monitoring during stereotactic liver treatments on a conventional linac by combined optical and sparse monoscopic imaging with kilovoltage x-rays (COSMIK).
Bertholet J, Toftegaard J, Hansen R, Worm ES, Wan H, Parikh PJ, Weber B, Høyer M, Poulsen PR
Phys Med Biol. 2018 Mar 8; 63(5)055012. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aaae8b.

PMID:
    29516868
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pancreatic gross tumor volume contouring on computed tomography (CT) compared with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): Results of an international contouring conference.
Hall WA, Heerkens HD, Paulson ES, Meijer GJ, Kotte AN, Knechtges P, Parikh PJ, Bassetti MF, Lee P, Aitken KL, Palta M, Myrehaug S, Koay EJ, Portelance L, Ben-Josef E, Erickson BA
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2018 Mar - Apr; 8(2)107-115. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2017.11.005.

PMID:
    29426692
    [PubMed - in process]
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CAPTURE: Consistently Acquired Projections for Tuned and Robust Estimation: A Self-Navigated Respiratory Motion Correction Approach.
Eldeniz C, Fraum T, Salter A, Chen Y, Gach HM, Parikh PJ, Fowler KJ, An H
Invest Radiol. 2018 May; 53(5)293-305. doi: 10.1097/RLI.0000000000000442.

PMID:
    29315083
    [PubMed - in process]
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Treatment utilization and outcomes in elderly patients with locally advanced esophageal carcinoma: a review of the National Cancer Database.
Vlacich G, Samson PP, Perkins SM, Roach MC, Parikh PJ, Bradley JD, Lockhart AC, Puri V, Meyers BF, Kozower B, Robinson CG
Cancer Med. 2017 Dec; 6(12)2886-2896. doi: 10.1002/cam4.1250.

PMID:
    29139215
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluating e-consultation implementations based on use and time-line across various specialties.
Parikh PJ, Mowrey C, Gallimore J, Harrell S, Burke B
Int J Med Inform. 2017 Dec; 10842-48. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2017.09.005.

PMID:
    29132630
    [PubMed - in process]
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Quantitative FDG-PET/CT predicts local recurrence and survival for squamous cell carcinoma of the anus.
Cardenas ML, Spencer CR, Markovina S, DeWees TA, Mazur TR, Weiner AA, Parikh PJ, Olsen JR
Adv Radiat Oncol. 2017 Jul-Sep; 2(3)281-287. doi: 10.1016/j.adro.2017.04.007.

PMID:
    29114593
    [PubMed]
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Improved Metastasis- and Disease-Free Survival With Preoperative Sequential Short-Course Radiation Therapy and FOLFOX Chemotherapy for Rectal Cancer Compared With Neoadjuvant Long-Course Chemoradiotherapy: Results of a Matched Pair Analysis.
Markovina S, Youssef F, Roy A, Aggarwal S, Khwaja S, DeWees T, Tan B, Hunt S, Myerson RJ, Chang DT, Parikh PJ, Olsen JR
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 Oct 1; 99(2)417-426. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.05.048.

PMID:
    28871992
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nurses' work with interruptions: an objective model for testing interventions.
Myers RA, Parikh PJ
Health Care Manag Sci. 2017 Sep 4; doi: 10.1007/s10729-017-9417-3.

PMID:
    28871511
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Assessment of the Albumin-Bilirubin (ALBI) Grade as a Prognostic Indicator for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients Treated With Radioembolization.
Gui B, Weiner AA, Nosher J, Lu SE, Foltz GM, Hasan O, Kim SK, Gendel V, Mani NB, Carpizo DR, Saad NE, Kennedy TJ, Zuckerman DA, Olsen JR, Parikh PJ, Jabbour SK
Am J Clin Oncol. 2017 Apr 17; doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000384.

PMID:
    28418940
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Nursing Interruptions in a Trauma Intensive Care Unit: A Prospective Observational Study.
Craker NC, Myers RA, Eid J, Parikh P, McCarthy MC, Zink K, Parikh PJ
J Nurs Adm. 2017 Apr; 47(4)205-211. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000466.

PMID:
    28333788
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A comparative study of automatic image segmentation algorithms for target tracking in MR-IGRT.
Feng Y, Kawrakow I, Olsen J, Parikh PJ, Noel C, Wooten O, Du D, Mutic S, Hu Y
J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2016 Mar; 17(2)441-460. doi: 10.1120/jacmp.v17i2.5820.

PMID:
    28297399
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The n-by-T Target Discharge Strategy for Inpatient Units.
Parikh PJ, Ballester N, Ramsey K, Kong N, Pook N
Med Decis Making. 2017 Jul; 37(5)534-543. doi: 10.1177/0272989X17691735.

PMID:
    28192029
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fully automatic segmentation of arbitrarily shaped fiducial markers in cone-beam CT projections.
Bertholet J, Wan H, Toftegaard J, Schmidt ML, Chotard F, Parikh PJ, Poulsen PR
Phys Med Biol. 2017 Feb 21; 62(4)1327-1341. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aa52f7.

PMID:
    28114115
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Utility of a multidisciplinary tumor board in the management of pancreatic and upper gastrointestinal diseases: an observational study.
Brauer DG, Strand MS, Sanford DE, Kushnir VM, Lim KH, Mullady DK, Tan BR Jr, Wang-Gillam A, Morton AE, Ruzinova MB, Parikh PJ, Narra VR, Fowler KJ, Doyle MB, Chapman WC, Strasberg SS, Hawkins WG, Fields RC
HPB (Oxford). 2017 Feb; 19(2)133-139. doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2016.11.002.

PMID:
    27916436
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Role of human premotor dorsal region in learning a conditional visuomotor task.
Parikh PJ, Santello M
J Neurophysiol. 2017 Jan 1; 117(1)445-456. doi: 10.1152/jn.00658.2016.

PMID:
    27832607
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preoperative short-course radiation therapy for rectal cancer provides excellent disease control and toxicity: Results from a single US institution.
Roy A, Mahasittiwat P, Weiner AA, Hunt SR, Mutch MG, Birnbaum EH, Kodner IJ, Read TE, Fleshman JW, Olsen JR, Myerson RJ, Parikh PJ
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2017 Jan - Feb; 7(1)e51-e58. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2016.08.010.

PMID:
    27720702
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Process improvement for the safe delivery of multidisciplinary-executed treatments-A case in Y-90 microspheres therapy.
Cai B, Altman MB, Garcia-Ramirez J, LaBrash J, Goddu SM, Mutic S, Parikh PJ, Olsen JR, Saad N, Zoberi JE
Brachytherapy. 2017 Jan - Feb; 16(1)236-244. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2016.08.001.

PMID:
    27618420
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Editorial: A Hand at Work: Effects of Aging.
Parikh PJ, Cole KJ
Front Aging Neurosci. 2016; 8141. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00141.

PMID:
    27378913
    [PubMed]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians work collaboratively with pharmaceutical or medical device companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our faculty physicians are paid by these commercial companies to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this web site, physicians earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following earned financial interests during calendar year 2016.

Company Name: Varian Medical Systems

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $10,001 - $25,000

Speaker Fees: $1,000 - $10,000

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017


Company Name: Holaira

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017

Areas of Research Interest

Technology development in radiation oncology, including advanced respiratory motion imaging, real-time and electromagnetic tracking for lung tumors, 4DRT, organ motion research, fiducial-based treatment planning, biomedical engineering