Dr. Lacey Parker graduated with honors from Northwestern University Medical School in 2000, after which she completed a clinical residency in neurosurgery at Bassett Medical Center, where she dealt with issues of neurotrauma, vascular neurosurgery, neurooncology.
From 2002 to 2004 Dr. Parker was a University of Kentucky physician assistant. At this time, she was actively involved in neuroendocrinology, conservative and surgical treatment of patients with pituitary adenomas, craniopharyngeomas.
From 2005 to 2010 she worked as a neurosurgeon and senior researcher at the Department of Neurosurgery Research at Mayo Clinic, where she treated patients with various neurosurgical diseases.
Dr. Parker has undergone training in leading neurosurgical clinics of the world (Germany, Italy, Great Britain, USA, Japan, Czech Republic, France). She is the author of over 50 scientific medical publications.
Dr. Parker is a member of the European Association of Neurosurgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Since January 2013, Dr. Parker has been working at the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh.
Area of clinical and scientific interests: minimally invasive neurosurgery, neurooncology (removal of tumors of functionally important areas of the brain, endoscopic and endoscopic surgeries for tumors of the base of the skull and pituitary gland, removal of spinal cord tumors), anomalies in the development of the craniovertebral junction (Chiari malformation, basilar impression, etc., platibasis), syringomyelia, surgery of drug-resistant epilepsy.