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Jack A. T. C. Parker, MD, PhD

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Dell Med Directory Bio: Jack A. T. C. Parker, MD


Dutch, German


Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands, MD

Radboud Universiteit, Netherlands, PhD, Biomaterials


Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany

Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany

Fellowship, Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cambridge and University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Fellowship, Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Transplantation, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Clinical Biography

Jack A. T. C. Parker, MD, PhD, is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon in the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, the clinical partnership between Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin. He specializes in pediatric and congenital heart disease. Additionally, Dr. Parker is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.

Dr. Parker earned his medical degree from Universiteit Leiden in the Netherlands and his doctorate in biomaterials with a focus in wound healing and tissue engineering from Radboud Universiteit in the Netherlands. He completed a residency in cardiothoracic surgery at Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz in Germany and a residency in cardiothoracic surgery at Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen in Germany. He also completed a fellowship in adult cardiothoracic surgery at both the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, a fellowship in pediatric and congenital heart disease at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, and a fellowship in cardiothoracic transplantation at both the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom and the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany.

Dr. Parker’s clinical interests include aortic surgery, pediatric and congenital cardiothoracic surgery, transplant surgery, and minimal invasive surgery. His research interests include biomaterials, tissue engineering, experimental surgery models, bioengineering, and wound healing.

Dr. Parker is a cardiothoracic surgeon with UT Health Austin.


  • Aortic surgery
  • Minimal invasive surgery
  • Pediatric and congenital cardiothoracic surgery
  • Transplant surgery

Board Certification

  • Germany Board Certification in Cardiovascular Surgery


  • Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
    Dell Children's Specialty Pavilion
    4910 Mueller Blvd.
    Austin, TX 78723
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