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Dr. Blake Parsons on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Blake Parsons

Interventional Radiologist

Dr. Blake Parsons is a practicing Interventional Radiologist in Oklahoma City.

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Ep 205 Update on Reimbursement Cuts for the OBL/ASC with Dr. Jim Melton and Dr. Blake Parsons
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About Dr. Blake Parsons

Dr. Blake Parsons is originally from Ardmore, Oklahoma and attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center in Fort Worth, TX. He completed his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, OK, where he served as Chief radiology resident. He completed his fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI. He is Board Certified in Interventional Radiology. He joined CardioVascular Health Clinic in 2017.

Interventional Radiology utilizes minimally-invasive, image-guided procedures minimizing risk, pain and recovery time in comparison to open surgery. He is dedicated to bringing new procedures to his patients to eliminate the need for invasive surgical procedures. He has introduced innovative procedures like Sphenocath migraine solution, fibroid embolization and more. This field is cutting edge, utilizing techniques that are technologically advanced and not yet used in many other specialties. The field of medicine is constantly evolving and the future of IR holds new, exciting opportunities and possibilities.

In his practice, there is a strong emphasis on patient education, offering clear explanations of the treatment plan, expected outcome, what patients should expect to experience, and alternate treatments. Not all treatment plans are “one size fits all” and Dr. Parsons works with his patients to find the best treatment plan on an individual basis.

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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Blake Parsons

Episode #205

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In this episode Vascular Surgeon Jim Melton and Interventional Radiologist Blake Parsons give us the lay of the land on recent reimbursement cuts in the OBL/ASC space, including peripheral artery disease treatments and embolization procedures, as well as projections of what to expect in the next few years.

Episode #148

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We talk with Dr. Blake Parsons about his approach to Radial vs. Femoral access for Prostate Artery Embolization for BPH, including patient selection, device considerations, and practice pearls.

Episode #129

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We talk with Vascular Surgeon Jim Melton and Interventional Radiologist Blake Parsons about several key pieces to success in the Outpatient (OBL/ASC) setting, including partnerships, staffing, and case selection.

Episode #69

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Dr. Jim Melton and Dr. Blake Parsons discuss the benefits of retrograde pedal access in the treatment of PAD, as well as the team approach of their outpatient CardioVascular Health Clinic , which includes Vascular Surgery, Interventional Radiology, and Interventional Cardiology working together as partners for better patient care.

Articles Featuring Dr. Blake Parsons

Prostate artery embolization technique

Prostate artery embolization technique may vary depending on which arterial access site is chosen (radial vs femoral). Different PAE techniques may also be utilized to minimize off-target embolization.

Prostate artery anatomy

Understanding the variations in prostate artery embolization anatomy is crucial for improving technical success, reducing the chance of re-vascularization and minimizing non-target embolization. The variations in origin of the prostate artery can be sorted in a classification system.

Pedal access

Pedal access tools, techniques, and pro tips for beginners treating occluded lower extremity arteries with significant calcification.

Posterior tibial artery retrograde pedal access

Retrograde pedal access is becoming popular among both patients and interventionalists for the treatment of critical limb ischemia and peripheral vascular disease. Vascular surgeon Dr. Jim Melton and interventional radiologist Dr. Blake Parsons discuss IR and vascular surgery collaboration in their practice.

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Podcasts

Update on Reimbursement Cuts for the OBL/ASC with Dr. Jim Melton and Dr. Blake Parsons on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Radial vs. Femoral for Prostate Artery Embolization with Dr. Blake Parsons on the BackTable VI Podcast)
OBL / ASC Business Pearls with Dr. Jim Melton on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Retrograde Pedal Access with Dr. Jim Melton and Dr. Blake Parsons on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Minimizing Complications for Lung Biopsies with Dr. Robert Suh on the BackTable VI Podcast)

Topics

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