Parag Parikh

Parag J Parikh, MD

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Specialties: Radiation Oncology

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology - Radiation Oncology

Education

  • Washington University, MO, 2001

Residencies & Internships

  • Washington University, Radiation Oncology, MO, 2006
  • Washington University, Internal Medicine, MO, 2002

About Me

Titles: Director, MR Guided Radiation Therapy and Director, GI Radiation Oncology

 

Biographical Statement: 

Dr. Parikh specializes in the management of gastrointestinal cancers and serves as Director of the MR Guided Radiation Program at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute. He is thrilled to lead the longest running clinical MRI linear accelerator program in the world. Dr. Parikh been researching and implementing methods for prevention of over-irradiation of the stomach or intestines while treating deadly tumors of the upper abdomen. He is currently leading a multi-center prospective clinical trial planned for inoperable pancreatic cancer using MR-guided adaptive radiation. This novel trial is exploring new opportunities to improve survival and quality of life for patients with this devastating disease. He also researches methods to decrease the duration of radiation therapy - often decreasing treatments to fit into 1 week.

Dr. Parikh received his medical degree and completed his post-graduate training in radiation oncology at Washington University, as well as served on faculty to the level of Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology and Biomedical Engineering with tenure for 12 years.

Dr. Parikh sees patients at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and at Henry Ford Medical Center – Cottage in Grosse Pointe Farms.


Care Philosophy:

As a former cancer patient myself, I aim to deliver cutting-edge, personalized care to every one of my patients.

 

Awards & Honors:

Dr. Parikh holds roles with several prominent academic organizations, such the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Pancreas Cancer Task Force, ASCO-GI faculty committee, the NRG Upper and Lower GI Clinical Trials Focus Group, American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology and Biology, and American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

Languages

English

Gender

Male
  • Videos

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Locations

Henry Ford Hospital
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202
Henry Ford Medical Center - Cottage
159 Kercheval Ave
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Clinton Township
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
  • Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

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