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Gibbe H. Parsons

Philosophy of Care

My interests include pulmonary hypertension and severe asthma. I am currently a UC Davis Health System medical director of Managed Care and Continuing Medical Education (CME).

Clinical Interests

Dr. Parsons volunteers with the American Thoracic Society and California Thoracic Society. His clinical interests include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary hypertension and asthma. His research interests and numerous publications focus on the study of asthma and bronchial blood flow. Dr. Parsons is also involved in the statewide effort to eliminate tuberculosis in California.

Title:

Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care
Assistant Dean, Continuing Medical Education, School of Medicine

Specialty:

Pulmonary and Critical Care

Department:

Hospital Administration

Division:

Administration

Address/Phone:

UC Davis Medical Group - Sacramento (J Street)
Internal Medicine Specialty Clinics
2825 J St., Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95816
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-2737

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Education:

M.D., George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1968
B.A., Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, 1962
B.A., San Jose State University, San Jose, California, 1964

Internships:

St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center of New York, New York City, New York, 1968-1969

Residency:

UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1971-1973

Fellowships:

UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1973-1975

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1973
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 1991
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2001
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 1976

Professional Memberships:

American College of Physicians, Fellow
American Federation of Clinical Research
American Medical Association, Alternate delegate
American Physiological Society
American Thoracic Society, Alternate delegate to the American Medical Association (AMA)
British Thoracic Society
California Thoracic Society, Past-President
Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society

Select Recent Publications:

Bishop, R, D. McLeod, S. McIlveen, R. Blake, R Gunther, J. Davis, L. Talken, D. Cottee, A.Quail, G. Parsons, and S. White. Effects of graded exercise on bronchial blood flow and airway dimensions in sheep. Pulmonary Pharmacology and therapeutics, 20: 178-189. 2007.

Parsons, G.H., W.J. Bommer, A.D. Siefkin, J. Brock, B.M.T. Lantz. Drainage routes of bronchial blood flow in anaesthetized sheep. Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 20: 109-111. 2007.

Quail, A., S. McIlveen, R Bishop, D. McLeod, R Gunther, J. Davis ,L. Talken, D. Cottee, G. Parsons, S. White. Autonomic control of bronchial blood flow and airway dimensions during strenuous exercise in sheep. Pulmonary Pharmacology and Theraqeutics, 20: 190-199. 2007.

White, S., S. McIlveen, G. Parsons, A. Quail, D. Cottee, R Gunther, R Bishop, D. McLeod, R Blake. Neural control of the bronchial circulation. Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry, 111(4):305-308. 2003.

Bishop R., D. McLeod, S. McIlveen, R Blake, R Gunther, J. Davis, L. Talken, D. Cottee, A Quail, G. Parsons, S. White. Long-term measurement of bronchial vascular resistance in awake sheep and dogs. Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry, 111(4), 315-316. 2003.

White, S. W., K. F. Pitsillides, G. H. Parsons, S. G. Hayes, R. A. Gunther and D. B. Cottee. Coronary-bronchial blood flow and airway dimensions in exercise-induced syndromes. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology 28:472-478. 2001.

Porges, W. L., E. J. Hennessy, A. W. Quail, D. B. F. Cottee, P. G. Moore, S. A. McIlveen, G. H. Parsons and S. W. White. Heart-lung interactions: the sigh and autonomic control in the bronchial and coronary circulations. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology 27:1022-1027. 2000.

McIlveen S, White SW, Parsons GH. Autonomic control of the resting bronchial circulation in awake sheep during rest and behavior. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology 1997;24(12):940-947

Nichol GM, Parsons GH, Chung KF. Effect of sodium metabisulphite on bronchial blood flow in conscious sheep: pharmacological modulation. British Journal of Pharmacology 1993;111(3):918-922

Parsons GH, Robinson CB. Our approach to finding and managing chronic cor pulmonale. Journal of Respiratory Diseases 1992;13(11):1590-1616

Parsons GH, Villablanca AC, Brock JM, Howard RS, Colbert SR, Nichol GM, Chung KF. Bronchial vasodilation by histamine in sheep: characterization of receptor subtype. Journal of Applied Physiology 1992;72(6):2090-2098

To see if Gibbe H. Parsons is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).