Dr. C Lowell Parsons , MD

Urology

(619) 543-3572

UC San Diego Health Medical Group
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103

Overview

Dr. C. Lowell Parsons diagnoses and treats all urologic disorders, and specializes in caring for patients who have interstitial cystitis (IC). Internationally recognized as a leading physician and researcher in IC, he has developed major new diagnostic tools and treatments for the disease and has published over 200 medical journal articles and textbook chapters. Health care professionals from around the world have visited his clinic and attended his lectures to learn the latest techniques for detecting and treating IC. At his clinic at UCSD, Dr. Parsons has treated more than 6000 patients who have IC. His UCSD laboratories pursue a number of research studies aimed at identifying the causes of IC and finding effective new treatments for it. The innovative IC treatments available in Dr. Parsons' UCSD clinic include multi-modal oral treatment plans tailored for each individual patient to achieve relief of symptoms and to prevent disease progression. For treatment of IC, Dr. Parsons' clinic also offers intraurethral and intravesical instillations of new medications. Dr. Parsons is certified by the American Board of Urology. In addition to all of the standard urologic procedures, Dr. Parsons has special training and experience in performing extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) for stones in the urinary tract and cryosurgery for carcinoma of the prostate. Dr. Parsons ranks among the world leaders in experience with prostate cryosurgery and in contributions to the refinement of the technique.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 50 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: YALE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Graduation Date: in 1970

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • University California San Diego Medical Center

Specialties: Urology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

Dr. Parsons's Office Information

UC San Diego Health Medical Group
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 543-3572

Fax: (619) 954-3357
Website: ucsd.edu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Doctor Parsons's Other Office Information

University California San Diego Medical Center
200 W Arbor Dr Frnt
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 543-6222

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Uc San Diego Medical Center
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
(800) 926-8273

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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