Meet Urologic Cancer Surgeon Raul Parra

By Memorial Sloan Kettering

on Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Summary

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

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.

 

Comments

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 http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/appointment. 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.

Does this hospital do surgery for bladder cancer?

Dear Donald, our surgeons are highly experienced in treating patients with bladder cancer.

To learn more about surgery for bladder cancer at MSK, please visit http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/adult/bladder/surgery.

If you would like to make an appointment with one of our specialists, please call our Physician Referral Service at 800-525-2225. Thank you for your comment.

Dr Parra - I advised a relative with a 1cm mass left kidney suggestive of cancer per Ct imaging to see you. If a partial nephrectomy is deemed necessary - what type of surgery do you do? Robotic, laparscopic, open etc ? Thanks.

We are not able to answer individual medical questions on our blog. If your relative would like to make an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Parra or another one of our doctors, he or she can call 800-525-2225 or go to https://www.mskcc.org/experience/become-patient/appointment for more information. Thank you for your comment.

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