Dr. Ross Parkerson is a staff surgeon in the section of vascular surgery. He earned his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University. He then returned home to attend LSU school of Medicine in New Orleans where he earned his MD and was elected to the AOA Honor Medical Society. Afterward, he moved to Tampa where completed integrated vascular surgery residency at the University of South Florida.
While in Tampa, Dr. Parkerson was able to participate in numerous clinical trials of novel endovascular devices designed for the treatment of complex thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms. He treats all varieties of vascular pathology and has specific interest in thoracic outlet syndrome, peripheral artery disease, and aortic aneurysm repair. He actively contributes to resident and medical student education with his involvement in clinical research, journal clubs, and case conferences.