On Cancer: Meet Urologic Cancer Surgeon Raul Parra

By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Urologic surgeon Raul Parra, who practices at Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge, treats cancers of the prostate, kidney, and bladder with the goal of extending the lives of patients, and giving them the best possible quality of life.


Hello Dr. Parra, although my PSA was 1.5. I was disgnosed with prostate cancer recently. My medical doctor is agains surgery, and strongly recommends radiation. I am 70 but in excelent health otherwise. I am still confused which way to go. Please help. I have excellent insurance.

Jose, unfortunately we are unable to answer specific medical questions on our blog. If you would like to make an appointment with a Memorial Sloan-Kettering physician, please call our Physician Referral Service at 800-525-2225 or go to Thanks for your comment.

Do you use open MRI for test I get very nervous in closed ones

John, Memorial Sloan Kettering does not offer open MRI at this time. Thank you for your comment.

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