Marc Alexander Parris, MD, MPH

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Marc Alexander Parris, MD, MPH, is an attending anesthesiologist with the Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA


Pediatrics and Anesthesiology - UC Irvine Medical Center and the Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA


Pediatric Anesthesiology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MPH - University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Anesthesiologist

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Medical Education and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives




Khalid El-Jack, Korey Henderson, Anietie U. Andy, Lauren Southwick, and Marc Parris: Reddit Users Questions and Concerns on Anesthesia. Society for Technical Anesthesia 2023 Annual Meeting 2023.


Julia M Hickey MD, CM, Marc Parris MD, MPH, Annery Garcia-Marcinkiewicz MD, MSCE: Combined Videolaryngoscopy and Fiberoptic Intubation Technique in a Patient with Hemifacial Macrosomia Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Poster Submission 2021.


Parris M, Shah A, Morrison D: Laryngeal Mask Airway Use for Percutaneous Gastrostomy Tube Placement in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. American Society for Anesthesiology Annual Meeting (Virtual) 2020 Notes: Moderated Poster Presentation.

Parris M, Hoang, A, Desikan S: Optimizing the Pre-operative Assessment for the General Pediatrician Caring for Patients Undergoing Elective Ambulatory Surgeries Requiring Anesthesia. American Society for Anesthesiology Annual Meeting (Virutal) 2020 Notes: Moderated Poster Presentation.



Marc A. Parris, MD, MPH and Justin L. Lockman, MD, MSEd: Hybrid Meetings: A new challenge for us all. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Newsletter 2021.

Marc Parris, MD, MPH & Sonia Desikan, MD, MPH: Preoperative Assessment. Yale Primary Care Pediatrics Curriculum 2021.


Parris M, Conte A: The Influence of Native Aortic Valve Calcium and Transcatheter Valve Oversize on the Need for Pacemaker Implantation After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Insertion. Literature Review,Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Bulletin 16(3), June 2017.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2021-Present, Member, Department of Anesthesiology Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

2022-Present, Alliance for Minority Physicians Executive Board, Community Partnership Faculty Lead

2022-Present, Member, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, National Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

Leadership and Memberships


2018-present, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia (Member)


2015-present, American Medical Association (Member)

2015-present, American Society of Anesthesiologists (Member)