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Alexander G. Parr, MD

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Telephone: 
(954) 772-6740
Fax: 
(954) 772-6703
Languages: 
English
Spanish
Specialty/Specialties: 
General Surgery
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Current Leadership Position
Chief, Division of General Surgery
Holy Cross Hospital
January 2012 – Present

Focus areas
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, da Vinci Robotic Surgery, Single-Site Cholecystectomy

Specialized Training
da Vinci Robotic certification for a Console Surgeon, May 2012
ATLS (Advance Trauma Life Support), December 2007   
Storz Bariatrics Fellows Course, November 2007 
Covidien Minimally Invasive Fellows Training Course, July 2007
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), July 2007
ATOM (Advance Trauma Operative Management), December 2005 
 
Residency / Fellowship
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Advanced GI and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship
July 2007 – June 2008

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
General Surgery Residency
July 2002 – June 2007

Higher Education  
M.D., Ponce School of Medicine
Ponce, Puerto Rico
July 1998 – May 2002

B.A., Boston University 
Boston, Massachusetts
Major: Biology
September 1994 – May 1998

Honors and Awards
Physician of the Quarter-April 2013
Holy Cross Hospital
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Physician Customer Service Key Award-November 2007 
Shands Hospital at University of Florida

General Surgery chief resident, July 2006 – June 2007 
University of Florida

School of Medicine Honors, September 1998-2002
Basic Science: Family Medicine I and II
Clinical Science: Surgery, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN and Family Medicine.

Presentations
Monthly presentation of morbidity and mortality conference
July 2005- June 2007

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: The Use of Beta- Blockers on the Management of CHF
September 2000

General Surgery Seminar: Peripheral Vascular Disease and Amputations
November 2000

Research
A Case of Dual Thoracoabdominal Impalement in Vehicular Trauma, August 2008

Improving Safety of Feeding Tube Placement in the Surgical ICU, May 2006

Effects of Different Types of Music on Mice in Completing a Maze, Boston University, Boston Massachusetts,
March 1998  

Professional Organizations
SAGES
July 2008 – Current  

American College of Surgeons Florida Chapter
July 2006 – Current  

American College of Surgeons
July 2004 – Current  

American Medical Association
July 1998 – Current   

Location

2438 E. Commercial Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

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