Project Description

Brodie Parent, MD MS

Assistant Professor
Department of Plastic Surgery

Biography

Brodie Parent MD, MS is a Reconstructive Plastic and General Surgeon, who is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery, and is Board-eligible in the American Board of Plastic Surgery.  He is an Assistant Professor in the department of plastic surgery and is an adjunct professor in the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health (Department of Health Policy and Management).  He received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Washington, followed by a plastic surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Parent’s clinical interests include torso and abdominal wall reconstruction, limb salvage, breast cancer reconstruction, transgender surgery, facial trauma, and peripheral nerve and migraine surgery.

Dr. Parent’s research interests include population health and diabetic limb salvage.  He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals.

View the full list of Dr. Parent’s publications on PubMed: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=Brodie%20Parent

Awards

2007 Theta Alpha Kappa Honors Society Induction, Georgetown University
2007 Phi Beta Kappa National Honors Society Induction, Georgetown University
2009 Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, $1000 (Community Volunteer Organization Award)
2010 Watson Humanism Award (Peer-selected), University of Pittsburgh
2011 Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society Induction, University of Pittsburgh
2011 Medical Alumni Association Award (Peer-selected), University of Pittsburgh
2013 NIH T32 Training Grant Awardee, University of Washington
2014 Outstanding Consultant Award (Peer-selected), University of Washington
2014 First Place, Seattle Surgical Society Presentation
2014 Full-tuition Merit-based Scholarship, Institute of Translational Health Sciences
2015 Patient Safety and Innovation Project Grant Awardee ($50,000)
2015 First Place, International Association for Trauma & Intensive Care Presentation
2016 First Place, Pacific Coast Surgical Association Presentation
2016 First Place, Reconstruction Session, Am Society of Plastic Surgery Meeting
2018 University of Washington Medical Student Teaching Award
2018 Outstanding performer for the General Surgery Inservice Training Exam
2020 Administrative Chief Resident, Pitt Dept of PRS

Publications

Manuscripts in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. Parent B, Cho SW, Buck DG, Nalesnik MA, Gamblin TC. Spontaneous rupture of hepatic artery aneurysm associated with polyarteritis nodosa. Am Surg. 2010 Dec;76(12):1416-9.
    PMID:21265359
  2. Parent B, Munoz R, Shiderly D, Chrysostomou C. Use of dexmedetomidine in sustained ventricular tachycardia. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2010 Jul;38(4):781. PMID: 20715753
  3. Parent B, Wearden P, Kounis NG, Chrysostomou C. Kounis syndrome or allergic coronary vasospasm in a two-year-old. Congenit Heart Dis. 2011 Sep-Oct;6(5):499-503.
    PMID:21418536
  4. Parent B, Awan N, Berman SB, Suski V, Moore R, Crammond D, Kondziolka D. The relevance of age and disease duration for intervention with subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation surgery in Parkinson disease. J Neurosurg. 2011 Apr;114(4):927-31.
    PMID: 21110713
  5. Parent B, Shelton M, Norlund M, Aarabi S, O’Keefe G. Parenteral nutrition utilization after implementation of multidisciplinary nutrition support team oversight: a prospective cohort study. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2015 Apr; PMID: 25921561. Selected as key continuing-education (CE) material.
  6. Parent B, Mandell S, Maier R, Minei J, Sperry J, Moore E, O’Keefe G. Efficacy and Safety of Minimizing Pre-operative Starvation in Critically Ill and Intubated Trauma Patients: a Retrospective Cohort Study. Journal of Trauma. 2016 Jan; PMID: 26958794
  7. Parent B, Sood RF, Seaton M, Djukovic D, Gu H, Raftery D, O’Keefe G. Metabolomics: a novel method to trend recovery and therapy following blunt trauma. JAMA Surgery. 2016 May; PMID: 27223119.
  8. . Parent B, Horn D, Jacobson L, Petersen R, Hinojosa M, Yates R, Wright A, Louie O. Wound Morbidity in Minimally-Invasive Anterior Component Separation compared to Transversus Abdominis Release. PRS Journal. 2017 Feb. PMID: 28125536.
  9. Parent B, Martopullo I, Weiss N, Fay E, Khandelwal S, Rowhani-Rahbar A. Bariatric surgery in women of child-bearing age, timing between an operation and birth, and associated perinatal complications. JAMA Surgery. 2016 Oct. PMID: 27760265.
  10. Seaton M, Parent B, Sood RF, Wurfel M, Muffley L, O’Keefe G, Gibran NS. Melanocortin-1 Receptor Polymorphisms and the Risk of Complicated Sepsis After Trauma: A Candidate Gene Association Study. Shock. 2017 Jan. PMID 27488084.
  11. Macleod L, Rajanahally S, Nayak J, Parent B, Ramos J, Scahde G, Holt S, Dash A, Gore J, Lin D. Characterizing the Morbidity of Post-Chemotherapy Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection for Testis Cancer in a National Cohort of Privately Insured Patients. Urology. 2016 May. PMID: 26802801
  12. Parent B, Seaton M, O’Keefe, G. Biochemical markers of nutritional support in critically-ill trauma victims. JPEN. 2016 Oct. PMID 27875279.
  13. Parent B, Seaton M, Djukovic D, Gu, H, Wheelock B, Raftery D, O’Keefe G. Parenteral and enteral nutrition in surgical critical-care: plasma metabolomics demonstrates divergent effects on nitrogen, fatty-acid, ribonucleotide and oxidative metabolism. Journal of Trauma. 2017 Jan. PMID 28129265.
  14. Parent B, LaGrone L, Albirair M, Serena P, Keller J, Cuschieri J, Addison E, Choe L, Delossantos G, Gaskill C, Moon S, MacDonald J, Stolzberg M, Van Eaton E, Zech J, Kritek P. Effect of a Standardized Handoff Curriculum on Improved Clinician Preparedness in the Intensive Care Unit: A Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomized Clinic Trial. JAMA Surgery. 2018 Jan. PMID 29299602.
  15. Shubin N, Pham T, Staudenmayer K, Parent B, Qiu Q, O’Keefe GE. A potential mechanism for immune suppression by beta-adrenergic receptor stimulation following traumatic injury. J Innate Immun. 2018 Feb. PMID 29455206.
  16. Parent B, Camison L, Barreiro G, Spiess A. Small Finger Osteocutaneous Fillet Flap for Reconstruction in Ring Finger Trauma. PRS-Global Open (In Press).
  17. Tom L, Maine R, Wang C, Parent B, Bulger E, Keys K. A Comparison of Traditional and Skin-Sparing Approaches for the Surgical Treatment of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections. Surgical Infections (In Press).

Book Chapters

  1. Parent B, Dellinger EP. “Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis.” In: Matthews JB, Millis JM (eds) Difficult Decisions in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery – An Evidence Based Approach. Springer. Switzerland 2016.
  2. Parent B, Maier R. “Nutrition in sepsis and acute surgical patients.” In: Di Saverio S, Catena F, Ansaloni L, Coccolini F, Velmahos G (eds) Acute-Care Surgery Manual. Vol 2. Springer-Elsiever. Italy 2016.

Abstract Presentations:

  1. Committee on Trauma, Northwest Regional Meeting, 11/2014. Parent B, Shelton M, Norlund M, Aarabi S, O’Keefe G. Parenteral nutrition utilization after implementation of routine multidisciplinary assessment teams: a prospective cohort study.
  2. 1st Place, Seattle Surgical Society Meeting, 1/2015. Parent B, Ko J, Van Eaton E. Complex abdominal wall reconstruction for loss of abdominal domain, using a bridged mesh repair and anterolateral thigh flap.
  3. Seattle Schilling Symposium, University of Washington, 2/2015. Parent B, Raftery D, O’Keefe GE. A novel diagnostic and prognostic tool in critically-ill trauma patients: metabolomic profiling reveals pervasive changes.
  4. Washington-Oregon American College of Surgeons Regional Meeting. 6/2015. Parent B, Raftery D, Gu H, Djukovic D, O’Keefe GE. Catabolism and oxidation: the metabolomics of trauma.
  5. 1st Place, International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care, International Meeting. Bangkok, Thailand 8/2015. Parent B, Raftery D, Gu H, Djukovic D, O’Keefe GE. A novel diagnostic and prognostic tool in critically-ill trauma patients: metabolomic profiling reveals pervasive changes.
  6. Orthopedic Trauma Association. San Diego, CA, 10/2015. Firoozabadi R, Parent B, Hamilton B, Henley B. Nutrition Counseling after Orthopedic Trauma. (presented by first author, Firoozabadi).
  7. Committee on Trauma, Northwest Regional Meeting, 12/2015. Parent B, Seaton M, O’Keefe, G. Standard ‘nutrition labs’ fail to reflect enteral calorie intake in critically-injured patients over time.
  8. Committee on Trauma, Northwest Regional meeting, 12/2015. Seaton M, O’Keefe G, Wurfel M, Parent B, Sood RF, Muffley L, Gibran NS. Melanocortin-1 Receptor Polymorphism R163Q is Protective against Complicated Sepsis after Trauma. (presented by first author, Seaton).
  9. Society for University Surgeons, Jacksonville, FL 2/2016. Parent B, Firoozabadi R, Hamilton B, Henley B. Nutrition Counseling and Supplementation following Orthopedic Trauma: A randomized-controlled trial.
  10. 1st Place, Pacific Coast Surgical Association Meeting, Hawaii 2/2016. Parent B, Sood RF, Seaton M, Djukovic D, Gu H, Raftery D, O’Keefe G. Metabolomics: a novel method to trend recovery and therapy following blunt trauma.
  11. 2nd Place, Seattle Schilling Symposium, University of Washington, 2/2016. Parent B, Sood RF, Seaton M, Djukovic D, Gu H, Raftery D, O’Keefe G. Metabolomics: a novel method to trend recovery and therapy following blunt trauma.
  12. American Association for Surgery of Trauma (AAST) meeting, Hawaii 9/2016. Parent B, Seaton M, Djukovic D, Gu, H, Wheelock B, Raftery D, O’Keefe G. Parenteral and enteral nutrition in surgical critical-care: plasma metabolomics demonstrates divergent effects on nitrogen, fatty-acid, ribonucleotide and oxidative metabolism.
  13. 1st Place, Reconstruction Session, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) meeting, Los Angeles 9/2016. Parent B, Horn D, Jacobson L, Petersen R, Hinojosa M, Yates R, Wright A, Louie O. Wound Morbidity in Minimally-Invasive Anterior Component Separation compared to Transversus Abdominis Release.
  14. American College of Surgeons, Washington DC 10/2016. Lagrone L, Parent B, Keller J, Gaskill C, Serina P, Albirair M, Kritek P, Langdale L. Standardized Patient Handoffs in the ICU: a resident-led clinically-integrated quality improvement program.
  15. Ohio Valley Society for Plastic Surgery meeting, Indiana 5/2019. Parent B, Bykowski M, Ramgopal S, Goldstein J, Losee J. Pediatric Craniofacial Fractures from Dog-bites: a case-control study.
  16. University of Pittsburgh Research Symposium, Pittsburgh 6/2019. Parent B, Bykowski M, Ramgopal S, Goldstein J, Losee J. Pediatric Craniofacial Fractures from Dog-bites: a case-control study.
  17. International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, Paris 9/2019. Parent B, Bykowski M, Ramgopal S, Goldstein J, Losee J. Pediatric Craniofacial Fractures from Dog-bites: a case-control study.
  18. American Association for Hand Surgery, Ft. Lauderdale 1/2020. Parent B, Anstadt E, Johnson C, Fantuzzo J, Fischer J, Fowler J, Davit A. Pediatric hand trauma: a cohort study comparing operative to non-operative cases.
  19. American Association for Hand Surgery, Ft. Lauderdale 1/2020. Johnson C, Parent B, Anstadt E, Fantuzzo J, Fischer J, Fowler J, Davit A. Violence-related Pediatric hand trauma: a retrospective cohort study.
  20. Ivy Society Meeting, 5/2020 (accepted for presentation, but cancelled due to COVID-19). Parent B, Anstadt E, Johnson C, Fantuzzo J, Fischer J, Fowler J, Davit A. Pediatric hand trauma: a cohort study comparing operative to non-operative cases.
  21. University of Pittsburgh Research Symposium, Pittsburgh 6/2020. Parent B, Anstadt E, Johnson C, Fantuzzo J, Fischer J, Fowler J, Davit A. Pediatric Hand Trauma in Under-served Populations: a cohort study.
  22. American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Virtual Meeting 10/2020. Parent B, Anstadt E, Johnson C, Fantuzzo J, Fischer J, Fowler J, Davit A. Pediatric Hand Trauma in Under-served Populations: a cohort study.

Poster Presentations:

  1. Mountain West Society of Plastic Surgeons, Aspen Colorado 2/2020. Anstadt E, Parent B, Johnson C, Kim J, Fisher, J, Fowler J, Davit A. Understanding Sports-Related Hand Trauma: A Review of 1048 Hand Trauma Patients.